The director of the Mazor Mental Health Medical Center in Acre, Dr. Keren Ginat, former head of the IDF’s Mental Health Division, hosted the director general of the Ministry of Health * Prof. Nachman Ash, who arrived with senior officials in his office.

The Director General of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Nachman Ash, during his visit to the Mental Health Medical Center, Mazor: I was impressed by the professionalism of the staff at the hospital and their dedication. But they needed to improve the hospital infrastructure with an emphasis on the hospital environment.

Dr. Keren Ginat Sacra:

They are faced with hospital’s activities, teamwork, the challenges they face and the distress of hospitalization. Dr. Ginat said during the visit that the hospital is facing a budget shortfall. This shortfall is in addition to the bureaucratic difficulties that the medical center had to deal with to continue its activities and develop.

At the same time, Dr. Ginat emphasized that the hospital continues to provide its best services to patients from Tzur Shalom in the south to Kiryat Shmona in the north… Thanks to the staff who do their work with great dedication.

The Deputy Director of the Medical Center, Dr. Laura Sharoni, reviewed the activities of Mazor Hospital during the challenging period of the Corona epidemic with Professor Nachman and senior officials of the Ministry of Health. They realized the great importance and need for budgetary assistance for the medical center to provide the best care they possibly can. This means emotional resources for both the staff and the patients, some of whom are hospitalized by force.

The director of nursing at the medical center, Aya Arbel, presented what she thinks is important to the Director General of the Ministry of Health. She said it is important to provide patients with a physically supportive recovery environment. While emphasizing the importance of additional care teams.

Professor Nachman Ash:

The director general of the Ministry of Health, Prof. Nachman Ash, said that he learned about the challenges the hospital faces, the hospitalization crisis, the advanced treatment concepts, and the great dedication of the staff.

Prof. Ash toured with the director of the medical center Dr. Keren Ginat in the various departments. He also met and talked with the medical and nursing staff and with patients. He expressed his desire to assist the medical center in allocating the necessary resources while expressing his professionalism and commitment to the medical staff.


Mazor Mental Health Medical Center
picture credit: גדי נס, דובר ביה”ח מזור בעכו

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