Health Care, Human Rights and Israeli Democracy During Covid-19 - New Israel Fund Australia

Health Care, Human Rights and Israeli Democracy During Covid-19

Sun 10 May 2020 at 7:30pm - 8:30pm


Contact Sharon Berger ( 0438262120) for more information.

Join executive director of Physicians for Human Rights in Israel (PHRI), Ran Goldstein to hear about the impact of Covid-19 in Israel and how this pandemic is impacting the refugees, people seeking asylum and undocumented workers, as well as Palestinian inhabitants of the West Bank and Gaza.

He will share with us the important work PHRI is doing with vulnerable populations in these difficult times. An NIF grantee and leading human rights organisation, each year PHRI provides more than 20,000 people with medical care or assistance in accessing the right to health. There will also be an opportunity to ask questions about what’s happening on the ground and the future prognosis for those impacted.

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Ran Goldstein has extensive experience in humanitarian affairs, economic management and communications. He is the Executive Director of Physicians for Human Rights in Israel (PHRI) for the past five years. Prior to joining PHRI he was the spokes

person for the International Committee of the Red Cross as well as a number of Israeli non governmental organisations, including Yesh Din, Bimkom, Breaking the Silence and many others. He has led numerous campaigns on human rights issues in Israel focused on the most vulnerable populations that live in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.

He previously worked as a journalist for several leading Israeli media outlets and is the founder and former board member of the Israeli NGO Akevot - Institute for Israeli-Palestinian conflict research.