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Israel appoints supreme committee on drugs

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7158.556b (Published 29 August 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:556
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    The Israeli health minister, Yehoshua Matza, has appointed a committee to decide which drugs will be supplied free and which will be subsidised. The 15 member supreme committee will consist of doctors, representatives from the health fund and the finance ministry, a foreign ministry technology expert, and a professor of Jewish philosophy.

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