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Clalit Health Services

Description

Clalit Health Services, established in Israel in 1912, is the second largest non-governmental health service organization in the world. Clalit has over 4 million members (over 54% of Israel's population), including nearly 75% of people over the age of 65 in Israel. Clalit operates over 1400 community clinics and 14 major teaching hospitals, employing 40,000 medical, health and administrative workers. Clalit has achieved the highest results of all Israeli organizations regarding national quality health indicators and has a rich research and development record. Likewise, Clalit is a leader in development and implementation of comprehensive prevention, detection and treatment programs for elderly in the community, including elderly at risk. Clalit leads the country in its award winning web-based services, and has a long-standing professional and organizational infrastructure for establishing and implements policy, training, treatment plans and health education and health promotion focusing on patient empowerment, healthy lifestyles and cultural appropriateness.

Contact Information:

Clalit Health Services- Department of Health Education and Promotion

101 Arlozorov Street

Tel-Aviv, 62098

Israel

Phone: +97236923049; Mobile: +972506263033

E-mail: dianele@clalit.org.il

Website: http://www.clalit-global.co.il/en/

Staff:

Dr. Diane Levin-Zamir (PhD, MPH, MCHES)

Position: National Director of the Department of Health Education and Promotion of Clalit

Project role: Principal investigator for Israel, Member of the Ethical Subcommittee (ESC) of the Steering Committee (SC)