Maia Sirkin's research while affiliated with University of Haifa and other places

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Background: The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the important role of professionals in designing and communicating effective policies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the level of trust in the COVID-19 national public health policy among public health professionals in Israel and its correlates during the first wave of the pandemic. Me...


... Almost half of the nurses replied that confidence had decreased during the pandemic, and 28% of respondents said that trust had improved slightly. Despite the results of their own research, other authors emphasize that the public's trust towards health care workers has significantly improved [22]. It should be emphasized that trust is the most important element of cooperation in every team, and work in critical situations increases trust among colleagues [23,24]. ...