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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Supporting emergency response in Aleppo from Gaziantep, Turkey

The siege of eastern Aleppo in the northern Syrian Arab Republic has devastated the city’s health system, with fewer than 30 doctors now available to care for more than 270 000 people.

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WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Turkey
UN House
Birlik Mahallesi, 415. Cadde, No: 11
Ankara 06610
Tel.: +90 312 454 1084
Fax: +90 312 496 1488

WHO Project Office, 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

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