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  1. In Israel, an average of 37 children are born each year with sepsis and another four with meningitis as a result of Group B Streptococcal (GBS) disease. Israel currently only screens mothers with defined risk ...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg, Arthur I Eidelman, Eric Shinwell, Emilia Anis, Reuven Peyser and Yoram Lotan
    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:6
  2. Compared to OECD countries, Israel has a remarkably low percentage of GDP and of government expenditure spent on health, which are not reflected in worse national outcomes. Israel is also characterized by a re...

    Authors: Amir Shmueli and Avi Israeli
    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2013 2:5
  3. Deciding which health technologies to fund involves confronting some of the most difficult choices in medicine. As for other countries, the Israeli health system is faced each year with having to make these di...

    Authors: Ofra Golan and Paul Hansen
    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:44
  4. Obesity is a major risk factor for many diseases. The paper calculates the economic impact and the cost per Quality-Adjusted Life Year (QALY) resulting from the adoption of eight interventions comprising the c...

    Authors: Gary M Ginsberg and Elliot Rosenberg
    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:17
  5. Surveys of nursing supplies around the world have furnished a better understanding of the structure of the workforce, helped identify shortages, and plan professional training. This study aimed to examine the ...

    Authors: Nurit Nirel, Shoshana Riba, Sima Reicher and Orly Toren
    Citation: Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 2012 1:11