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Israel's doctors end their strike

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 22 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:198
  1. Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
  1. Jerusalem

    Some 15 000 Israeli physicians in public hospitals and health fund clinics have ended 127 days of industrial action after negotiations-mediated by a team of outside experts-between the Israel Medical Association and the finance ministry.

    Although the doctors won a 13.2% differential wage increase rather than the 50% increase that they had initially demanded, most were pleased because of …

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