Rss - Health & Social Services10/30/2014 9:09:53 PM60en-USHEALTH: Beginningshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/HEALTH-Beginnings.aspxIsrael provides high standards of health services, top-quality medical resources and research, modern hospital facilities, and an impressive ratio of physicians and specialists to population.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:54 GMTHEALTH: Serviceshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/HEALTH-Services.aspxThe country's population is served by an extensive medical network comprising hospitals, outpatient clinics, and centers for preventive medicine and rehabilitation. Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:56 GMTHEALTH: Medical Researchhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/HEALTH-Medical-Research.aspxIsrael's well-developed infrastructure of medical and paramedical research and bio-engineering capabilities facilitates a wide range of scientific inquiry.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:55 GMTHEALTH: Problemshttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/HEALTH-Problems.aspxIsrael's health problems are similar to those prevailing in the Western world.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:55 GMTHEALTH: Sharing Beyond Bordershttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/HEALTH-Sharing.aspxOver the years, patients have come for specialized treatment from all over the world, including countries with which Israel has no diplomatic relations.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:56 GMTSOCIAL SERVICEShttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/SOCIAL-SERVICES.aspxIsrael's comprehensive welfare system is based on legislation which provides for a broad range of national and community services.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:57 GMTSOCIAL SERVICES: Insurancehttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/SOCIAL-SERVICES-Insurance.aspxThe National Insurance Law (1954) grants the population a wide range of benefits.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:57 GMTSOCIAL SERVICES: Voluntarismhttp://www.israelemb.org/pretoria/AboutIsrael/HealthSocialServices/Pages/SOCIAL-SERVICES-Voluntarism.aspxAbout 20% of Israel's adult population are volunteers, active in 278 public voluntary bodies which complement health and social services.Wed, 08 Feb 2012 15:37:57 GMT