Holocaust survivors were slated to receive free medication as of mid September, however government bureaucracy is stalling the much needed reform

Yael Branovsky

Published: 10.29.09, 10:48 / Israel News

The plan to provide Holocaust survivors with free medication has yet to follow through, despite a summer decision on a medial support system for the victims.

The Foundation for the Benefit of Holocaust Victims holds data according to which 30 survivors die every day, including needy individuals who forfeit their medication in favor of food. The government reform aims at assisting the survivors, however it appears governmental ministries are in no rush to implement it.

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