Wake Up Palestine – Equality in Healthcare

A victory for Palestinians in Jerusalem seeking healthcare

Jerusalem24 – Wake Up Palestine – The St. Yves Foundation’s lawyer, Mr. Nasrat Dakour, spoke on Wake Up Palestine with Mohammad Hamayel about the legal achievement of the Foundation in the matter of health insurance for family unification holders.

In a legal battle that began in 2016, the St. Yves Foundation – The Catholic Center for Human Rights had finally succeeded in the discrimination case against Israeli healthcare providers. The Israeli Supreme Court accepted the institution’s appeal and instructed the Ministry of Health to amend the health insurance regulations so that the first payment imposed on Jerusalem ID holders (permanent residency) is equal to the same as holders of Israeli citizenship.

Mohammad Hamayel

Ramallah based journalist, Mohammad graduated from Al-Quds University with a B.A. in Media and Television. He has covered the 2015 Jerusalem Intifada as well as the Great March of Return for international media outlets. currently an editor/presenter at Jerusalem24. A UN alumni and a follower of global events and politics, especially American affairs.

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