Midaat – For Informed Health

Page last updated: 14 October 2019

Description of the website

The website of Midaat is a member of the WHO-led project Vaccine Safety Net (VSN).

Midaat's website is the most comprehensive portal on vaccines in Hebrew. The site contains detailed information regarding all the vaccines included in the vaccination routine in Israel for babies, children and youth, adults and travelers. This includes specific vaccination schedules.

For each vaccine, the site describes the diseases from which it protects, expected side effects, the different compositions, and more. The site caters to diverse target audiences, ranging from parents and the general public to health and education professionals.

In addition to the vaccine portal, the site contains a detailed repository of articles designed to address rumors and myths, update on news and innovations in the field, provide answers to frequently asked questions, and address the public debate around vaccinations. The personal testimony area sheds light on the true meaning of vaccine preventable diseases.

Website’s sponsorship policy

The site is fully sponsored by Midaat's members' fees, and small donations from the community.

Website’s content or editorial policy

The writing process for Midaat's website consists of several steps: selecting the topics, finding background material, verifying the validity of the sources, writing and professional scientific editing. Content will only be added to the site after the approval of the association's professional manager. For more detailed information, see: http://midaat.org.il/writing/