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Who will Check the Medicine?

Alex Constantine - August 10, 2007

51T4BP2829L. AA240  - Who will Check the Medicine?No wonder hospital directors and the Israel Medical Association are horrified by the regulation now being cooked up by the government, and no wonder the finance and health ministries are adopting this economizing step. However, the individuals working in these ministries are not immune to the poisons that will be brought into Israel; they should remember that the craving to save money, which is devouring them, might one day harm them, their families, their children, and the entire structure that has been built over the years with great effort, whose goal is to protect the public. Be warned, the above stories are not fables; they are fact.

The writer is the director of the Patient Safety Unit at Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem.


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