Learning across Borders: Advocacy of Pediatricians in Public Health Response during a Recent Wild Poliovirus Transmission in Israel Academic Article uri icon


  • A their children. The leadership of the association was consulted through all stages of the campaign. Detailed scientific and guidance material was periodically e-mailed to all Israeli pediatricians and posted in the association's website. 3 In addition, the leaders of the association took part in regional conferences with local pediatricians and family physicians. An interactive discussion between pediatricians and key opinion leaders took place in the Israel Pediatric Research in Office Setting Network mailing list. Throughout the campaign, questions sent by pediatricians relating to specific vaccination scenarios were answered at the same day by the leadership of the association. 4 Community Outreach Leaders of the organization visited the main areas of WPV circulation to personally and openly discuss with the local communities the importance of OPV vaccination. The Israeli Pediatric …

publication date

  • December 1, 2014