Insurance and Immunizations

General information​

The Tel Aviv University Electives Program, the Medical Students’ Organization of TAU, and all affiliated departments, clinical sites, social programs, dormitories, as well as any other related persons or places are not responsible in any way for the health and safety of the Tel Aviv University Elective Program participants. This program neither provides nor offers medical care or insurance coverage of any kind to its participants. 

During attendance in this program, participants, who fail to provide the following required documentation to the Electives Program authorities anf fail to comply with all the following requirements risk having their elective placement and housing automatically canceled without any compensation or refunds. 

 

Required documentation:

Insurance throughout an entire elective / housing period: 

  • Overseas residents must be in possession of personal health and accident insurance, including hospitalization coverage valid in Israel
  • Israeli residents must be in possession of personal insurance coverage with Bituah-Leumi, Kupat-Holim, & Personal Accidents.
  • Malpractice insurance is not obligatory, but recommended.

 

Immunization throughout an entire elective / housing period

 

The Israeli Ministry of Health advises us that during your elective period you must have a recent, original hard copy, signed & stamped vaccination verification from your school in English only. See below for example

 

Please bring your personal record/ booklet of vaccinations as well.

 

Vaccinations Verification Form (To be filled in BLOCK LETTERS)

 

T O W H O M I T M A Y C O N C E R N

 

Student’s Name:__________________________

Date of Birth:_____________________________

Medical School: _________________________

I hereby certify that the above named individual has been sufficiently

immunized, covering the required immunizations for students in the health

professions at our Medical School.

Authorized by Name: __________________

Title:____________________

Signature: ___________________________ School’s Seal:

Date:____________________________

 

Israeli citizens can use a valid vaccination certificate:

https://www.health.gov.il/Subjects/vaccines/Pages/health_students_vaccines.aspx 

 

In light of the recent health events worldwide:

 

TAU’s Electives Program Participants must comply with the guidelines for International travelers issued by the Ministry of Health: https://govextra.gov.il/ministry-of-health/corona/corona-virus-en/

 

 

 

 

 

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