Amid Covid-19 crisis, the prominent role of Arab health care professionals is gaining attention and praise in Israel

An Insight from the Christian Science Monitor

The Christian Science Monitor has been one of my favourite newspapers since I first discovered it in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in the late 1960’s. While the paper continues to publish under its 1908 founding title, the Monitor is a world class newspaper containing outstanding reporting and insights from around the world and includes sections on science, culture and books, as well as daily podcasts. We give you a link to the paper’s recent piece concerning the role of Arab medical professionals in Israel. The Monitor notes that Arabs make up 17% of the country’s doctors, 24% of the nurses, and 48% of the pharmacists. Without the contribution of Arab medical staff, the system would fail. ….READ MORE

“I always get smiles from them [Jewish patients]. They aren’t insulted or surprised to have an Arab opposite them.” — Dr. Yasmin Diab

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Date posted: April 18, 2020.

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