Doctors call on Prime Minister to resolves health system crisis as nurses join struggle

Israeli Medical Association Chairman Dr. Leonid Eidelman enters second week of hunger-strike; “I will stop the hunger strike only if there’s an agreement, or when I cannot function any longer,” he said. Dan Even, Ha'aretz, August 2, 2011 The doctors’ protest rally outside the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem will continue in shifts, a statement from the Israeli Medical Association said Monday. Meanwhile, the Nurses’ Union has also joined the doctors’ struggle and is planning joint protests. ... Doctors