International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

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Short Communication | Public Health | Turkey | Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022

The Effects of Refugees on the Health System in Turkey

Abdullah Murat Tuncer [7]

Abstract: Turkey, one of the countries receiving the most immigration worldwide, must deal with 6.1 million refugees, nearly 3.5 million from Syria. The health aspect of this crisis, which can have a devastating effect on the economy, education, and cultural problems, is of particular importance. Turkey implements a mixed approach policy towards the health problems of refugees. However, the severe inadequacy of the number of doctors and especially nurses affects the services provided, and the services provided to Syrian refugees, up to 7.1% of the total population, have a wearing down effect on the benefit of Turkish citizens from health services. The direct cost of the refugee crisis to Turkey is 30 billion 285 million 573 thousand dollars. The assistance of the European Union in this regard was 3 billion Euros. Refugees can have different health requirements from ordinary citizens, such as Infections that may occur due to the living conditions of refugees, infections and parasites that they can carry, the risks they have when arriving, early marriages, abuses, and psychological problems are essential. Can the already troubled Turkish health system adequately meet the health problems of refugees? He made a great effort to complete it. However, Turkish citizens had already to face the health system?s problems, which were disrupted due to the burden of refugees. This article pays attention to the health problems faced by refugees and the struggling Turkish health system.

Keywords: Refugees, Immigration, Health Problem, Turkish Health System

Edition: Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022,

Pages: 1487 - 1489

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Abdullah Murat Tuncer, "The Effects of Refugees on the Health System in Turkey", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 11 Issue 6, June 2022, pp. 1487-1489,

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