Prof. Dina Ben Yehuda appointed as chair of the Committee for the Expansion of the Basket of Services
Prof. ben Yehuda is the first woman to stand at the head of the Committee. At the Committee's first meeting, Prof. Ben Yehuda opened by saying "As a physician, I know how it feels when I and my patients are waiting to find out what medicines will be included in the basket. I know the feeling of happiness when a medication is included, and the disappointment when it is not. I approach my position as chair of the Committee with awe and respect. We have a long road ahead of us, but we are confident it will succeed."