The ministry report says 75 of these prisoners are suffering from chronic disease, and 20 are interned in Ramle prison hospital.
It highlighted the case of Ala Ibrahim Ali Al-Hims from Rafah in the Gaza Strip, who has been held since Feb. 24, 2009 in Hadarim prison.
Ministry lawyer Shirin Iraqi said after visiting Al-Hims, who has tuberculosis, that he is constantly vomiting and suffers migraines and severe dizziness.
Iraqi said the Israeli prison administration has denied him access to specialist doctors or hospitalization.
Earlier this week, the ministry quoted a prisoner in Israel’s Eshel jail saying the prison doctor had left to visit his sick mother in Russia, leaving patients without adequate medical attention.
Mohammad Abed Al Kareem Zawahreh told a ministry lawyer that prison authorities had brought in the doctor from nearby Ramon prison every few days, but the backlog in seeing patients meant sick prisoners were not receiving appropriate care.