Israel to increase fluoridated drinking water Judy Siegel-Itzkovich, JerusalemBMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7169.1338a (Published 14 November 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:1338
- Judy Siegel-Itzkovich
Nearly all Israelis will be drinking fluoridated water within the next few years after a Knesset (parliamentary) committee passed a regulation requiring all cities and towns with over 5000 residents to build fluoridation plants.
The Knesset's labour and social affairs committee has finally resolved an issue that has been causing arguments between the health ministry and municipalities for a decade. Until now, the ministry …