Even in the same city, Arab infant mortality rates far higher than among Jews

Even in the same city, Arab infant mortality rates far higher than among Jews

A recent Health Ministry report finds wide gaps between Jewish and Arab citizens’ health outcomes, according to this article from the Times of Israel. With life expectancy lower and infant mortality rates higher among Arabs than Jews—even in the same cities—one wonders whether this is a localized issue or if the fractured healthcare system is merely symptomatic of pervasive socioeconomic problems in all sectors.

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