The Shortage of Arab Professionals in Mental-Health Services — Causes and Solutions
The goals of the study were to identify the obstacles to recruiting Arab students into the various training tracks for mental-health professions and to subsequently finding work in their professions.
Mental Health Services in Israel: Needs, Patterns of Utilization and Barriers – Survey of the General Adult Population
MJB's study of mental health care usage in advance of a national reform
Cultural Competence of General Hospitals in Israel
The goals of the study were to evaluate hospital activities promoting CC, to identify factors advancing or inhibiting it, and to learn about the hospitals' plans for furthering it.
Health Promotion in Residential Educational Facilities – An Evaluation of a Pilot Program
Violence Against Staff at Primary Health Clinics in the Community and Comparison with Specialist Clinics
A comprehensive survey of violence against medical staff at Clalit community clinics, conducted as a basis to formulate informed policy to address the issue.
Perceptions of Physicians, Patients and Policymakers of Integrating Alternative and Conventional Medicine
The study describes and analyzes IC in primary care from the perspective of IC physicians, patients and policymakers.
Health Promotion Activities in the Israeli Arab Population: To What Extent Are They Culturally Appropriate and What Can Be Done to Make Them More So?
The study aimed to develop criteria for assessing the cultural appropriateness of health promotion programs for the Arab population, and to identify ways to enhance it.
Project for the Advancement of Women’s Health in Israel (ISHA) Evaluation of the Program to Develop Women’s Lay Leadership — Summary Report
The Women’s Voice: Perceptions of Care Provided in Hospitals to Victims of Domestic Violence
This study is is the first to present the women's perspective regarding the treatment and care provided in the hospital through a national program aimed at increasing the rate of identifying victims of domestic violence.
Key Findings from a National Survey of Mothers Regarding Preventive Health Services for Children in the “Tipat Halav” Framework
At the request of the Ministries of Health and Finance, the Institute initiated a multi-dimensional evaluation of a planned pilot in which the responsibility for preventive maternal and child health services would be transferred from the Ministry of Health and the municipalities to the health plans.
Lay Leadership Development in Women’s Health – Literature Review
This review summarizes the international literature on lay health leadership development, including studies on empowerment, lay health activist interventions, and community development in health. Special attention is given to studies, which report on efforts to evaluate these interventions.