Who are most in need of health care; the poor, and the elderly. Do you expect these member of Israeli society to cough up more out of their meagre pension, or funds. With this new government, it certainly won't be the rich who will be taxed to pay the the nurses, and Doctors.Who probably use private medical care anyway.
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from the article: Israel far behind West in number of nurses, hospitals