National Focal Point

Itamar Grotto

National Focal Point (NFP) Head of Public Hea..
ROLE National Focal Point (NFP) EMAIL itamar.grotto@MOH.GOV.IL

Itamar Grotto

Head of Public Health Services

Head of Public Health Services, manages the Public Health Services Staff and the district health bureaus. Serves also as an advisor to the Ministry of Health management on all matters concerning public health: disease prevention and health promotion.

Roles: Head of Public Health Disease prevention and health promotion; immunizations and prevention of infectious diseases; environmental epidemiology; food safety; environmental health; tuberculosis and AIDS; community genetics and prevention of congenital defects; Public Health Laboratories; management of the ongoing operations of the Mother and Child (Tipat Halav) clinics; control and supervision of the student health services; management of epidemic outbreaks and extraordinary instances of disease.