Table 2

Children’s Health and International Law

CRCConvention on the Rights of the Child, which elaborates on the rights of children and which Israel has ratified.7
CESCRConvention on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. The right to health is enshrined in article 12. Israel has ratified the Convention.35
NHILThe National Health Insurance Law, 1995, entitles legal residents to health insurance.36
PRLThe Patient’s Rights Law stipulates that in a medical emergency, a person is entitled to receive emergency medical care unconditionally.37