Tamar Zohar's research while affiliated with University of Haifa and other places

Publications (4)

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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...
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Synthetic materials, increasingly used for indoor and outdoor surfaces including homes and playgrounds, may contain toxic chemicals. Infants have a higher potential of exposure to chemicals in these materials, which may pose a risk to their health. To understand potential risks related to outdoor surface coverings, based on a review of the literatu...
Conference Paper
Background Extreme climate events (wildfires, floods, heatwaves, cold spells) are becoming more frequent in the Mediterranean, but adaptation levels in the health and welfare sectors remain low. The city of Haifa in northern Israel is prone to both war and extreme climate events. Focusing on Haifa, we aim to 1) examine local officials' risk percept...

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... 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]. ...