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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WHO Country Office supports the Government of Turkey in its efforts to increase seatbelt use through local action

Despite improvements in road safety, some 1.25 million people die each year as a result of road traffic crashes, according to WHO’s “Global status report on road safety 2015” launched on 19 October 2015 in Geneva, Switzerland.

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WHO/Europe offices

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

WHO Project Office, Gaziantep
Gaziantep
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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

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