Turkey

The WHO Country Office in Turkey was established in 1959 in Ankara. The Office is the focal point for WHO technical cooperation in Turkey. The WHO country team consists of 25 people including experts in the fields of health systems and public health, emergency preparedness and response, noncommunicable diseases, and injuries prevention.

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Turkish and Syrian health workers stand together to deliver health services for refugees

Before joining the Refugee Health Training Centre in Izmir, Turkey, in 2017 as Chief Doctor, Dr Umit Sezginer had never worked closely with anyone speaking a different language. He had devoted more than 10 years to delivering health care in several hospitals of this coastal city, but he felt he still had much to give to support the Syrian population in Turkey.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Turkey
Turan Güneş Bulvarı Kudüs Caddesi 180 E(Y)
PARK ORAN OFIS fl. 7 ap. 20
Oran
Ankara 06550
Tel.: + 90 312 4961489-90-91
Fax: +90 312 496 1488

WHO Project Office, Gaziantep
Fatih Mahallesi
22041 Sokak, No:4
Şehitkamil, Gaziantep
Tel.: +90 342 2205378

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Mithatpaşa Cad. No 3
Ankara 06434
Tel.: +90 312 5856701, +90 312 5856666
Fax: +90 312 4339885
http://www.saglik.gov.tr

European Immunization Week

Each year in April, EIW promotes the core message that the immunization of every child is vital to prevent diseases and protect life. The goal of the region-wide campaign is to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunization. EIW 2019 took place on 24-30 April 2019.

This year's campaign

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Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)


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