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Patient's Rights Act, 1996

Government of Israel The Knesset Country Resources Human Rights Legislation Israel 31 December 1996 Legislation/regulation health service, health system

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This Act aims to establish the rights of every person who requests medical care or who is in receipt of medical care, and to protect his/her dignity and privacy.

This law was uploaded to MiNDbank on 11.11.2014.


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