Challenges faced by Arab women who are interested in becoming physicians

Bishara Bisharat, Abdalla Bowirrat

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Understanding the underlying reasons for the under-representation of Arab women within the health care system in Israel is crucial for creating future strategies for intervention, in order to minimize the gaps in the health care system and thus improve the medical services and health status. Our commentary tries to shed light on the underrepresentation and the marginalization of the Arab women in society in general and in the medical field in specific.

Original languageEnglish
Article number30
JournalIsrael Journal of Health Policy Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - 30 Jun 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • Arab physicians
  • Health system
  • Israel
  • Marginalization
  • Under-representation


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