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 the percentage of poor children in Israel has fallen by 0.8% to 815 thousand
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the percentage of poor children in Israel has fallen by 0.8% to 815 thousand

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

In Israel, the percentage of poor children has fallen by eight tenths of a percent, and their number is one million seven hundred and eighty thousand four hundred. This emerges from the poverty report of the National Insurance Institute for the year 2000 Among families, there was a decline of three tenths of a percentage point, due to an increase of 4 percent and 6 percent in disposable income

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Dec 31, 2018

Municipal employees in Kfar Saba can continue to work after retirement age
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Municipal employees in Kfar Saba can continue to work after retirement age

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Municipal employees in Kfar Saba who are interested in continuing to work even after the statutory retirement age will be able to do so until the age of 70 with automatic approval. Subject to the recommendation of the direct manager and the decision of the Human Resources Committee. According to a new initiative by incoming mayor Rafi Sa'ar

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Jan 26, 2019

Teva is stopping its development of Fremanezumab which should treat headaches
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Teva is stopping its development of Fremanezumab which should treat headaches

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Teva has announced that it is discontinuing its clinical development program for the use of fremanezumab in cluster headache. A feasibility study of the phase 3 study of headache from temporary clusters found that the primary goal of the study - an average change from baseline to a weekly average of a number of rhythmic headache attacks during the four weeks of treatment - is unlikely to be achieved. As a result, Teva is discontinuing the Phase III clinical development program ENFORCE, which also included long-term safety research. The program previously included research into chronic...

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Apr 22, 2019

Fires across the country which have been triggered by heavy and extreme heat
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Fires across the country which have been triggered by heavy and extreme heat

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

A series of fires across the country, which have been triggered by heavy and extreme heat loads throughout the country, caused damage estimated at millions of shekels, but hardly caused casualties. Near the Ramat Pinkas neighborhood in Or Yehuda, a fire broke out in an open area. Five houses were set on fire as a result of the fire near Ramat Pinkas. There was a concentration of effort to evacuate the population from the dangerous lines, and the firefighting forces exerted great efforts on several fronts. The Technion campus was partially evacuated following a fire that raged in Nesher

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Jul 17, 2019

Nurses strike -- over: Health ministry and the unions will conduct  mediation proceedings
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Nurses strike -- over: Health ministry and the unions will conduct mediation proceedings

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

The Labor Court ordered the nurses' union and representatives of the Ministry of Finance to initiate mediation proceedings, during which the nurses will be able to exercise their right to take sanctions and the Health Ministry will be able to cut their celeries. At the Regional Labor Court in Tel Aviv, the state's requested to issue an order instructing the nurses to stop their strike continued. Health Ministry Director General Moshe Bar-Simantov proposed a timeout for the strike and the parties 'commitment to enter into intensive negotiations with the nurses' demands. The representative...

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Jul 24, 2019

Established in Israel Corindus was sold to Siemens Healthineers for $ 1.1 billion
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Established in Israel Corindus was sold to Siemens Healthineers for $ 1.1 billion

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Established in Israel and operating in the United States in recent years, Corindus was sold to Siemens Healthineers, part of the German Siemens Group, for $ 1.1 billion. The company was set up in the Technicon incubator called Navicath, attended by Prof. Rafi Biar who recently retired from the position of CEO of Rambam Hospital and entrepreneur Tal Wandrow. The company was originally founded to solve the medical problems of the doctors who work in the catheterization room. These doctors are exposed to a great deal of radiation, and their health is also damaged by wearing lead aprons to...

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Aug 8, 2019

a Medical team from Beilinsom hospital performed 3 transplants in Cyprus
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a Medical team from Beilinsom hospital performed 3 transplants in Cyprus

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

On Saturday a medical team from Beilinson Hospital flew in to Cyprus to perform 3 translplant operations and returned to Israel. This is part of Israel's cooperation agreement with Cyprus on the issue of organ transplants. Yesterday morning, the National Center for Transplantation staff flew from Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva to Cyprus to perform lung and liver transplant surgery. The team included transplant doctors, a lung cardiac machine operator and operating room staff. Two lung and liver transplants were performed in Israeli patients. Dr. Tamar Ashkenazi, director of the...

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Aug 10, 2019

 Ministry of Environmental Protection warned "Oil Industries" for mishandling hazardous materials
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Ministry of Environmental Protection warned "Oil Industries" for mishandling hazardous materials

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

The Ministry of the Environment protection has summoned "Oil Industries" executives to a hearing on September 15 before the Haifa District Manager to voice their claims before revoking flammable hazardous materials and before issuing a administrative restraining order. This is in order to avoid a real danger and a significant fear of harming the public from the factory at risk from the warehouses that have been burnt and contain crisp asbestos deposits. The Ministry of Environmental Protection issued a warning this week to Oil Industries and its managers, warning of engaging in hazardous...

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Sep 13, 2019

Unilever raises prices by up to 17% by reducing the weight of the products in the packaging
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Unilever raises prices by up to 17% by reducing the weight of the products in the packaging

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Unilever raises prices by up to 17%. The company decided to reduce the weight of the products in packaging, without changing the price accordingly; Among the products that will rise are: Cornflakes Pillow and Chocolate Click. The reason, according to the company: an increase in production inputs. The increase will be done by reducing the weight of the products in the packaging, without changing the price accordingly. Among the top products: Cornflakes pillows, which retail prices will rise by 9%; Cornflakes Coconut to Increase by 15%: Series of Chocolate Products to Increase by 15%, and...

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Oct 6, 2019

Teva: Arrangements have been reached for a settlement worth of $ 23.25 billion in the opioid affair
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Teva: Arrangements have been reached for a settlement worth of $ 23.25 billion in the opioid affair

by Ifi Reporter

Category: Health

Teva approves: Arrangements have been reached for a total settlement of $ 23.25 billion in the opioid affair. The drug company announced it has drafted an agreement with four states in the US - North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. The company said in an official statement that it had reached $ 25.25 billion in principal understandings. Under the agreement, Teva will provide $ 23 billion worth of drugs over a decade and pay $ 250 million in cash

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Oct 21, 2019

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