President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said, “I hope that the regulation to prevent violence against medical professionals by making it part of the catalog crimes will be enacted at the discretion of our MPs after the party.”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan meets medical professionals at iftar. Expressing his pleasure to welcome medical professionals to the presidential complex, Erdoğan said: “I would like to thank each and every one of you, on behalf of me, my wife and my nation, for accepting our invitation. I am happy to share our iftar table today with our health professionals. Our doctors, teachers, nurses, who come from 81 provinces of our country, number 1 million. I would like to express my gratitude to each member of our health army, which has reached 300,000. Through you, I send my greetings and love to all our health professionals who work with dedication and strive to provide health services to our people, at home and abroad. They had extremely painful days. We had brothers and sisters who could not go home for weeks, could not see the faces of their children and did not yearn for their loved ones that on the their phone screen. Also during this epidemic period, respected teachers such as Murat Dilmener, Cemil Taşçıoğlu and Feriha Öz We lost many of our scientists, including our scientists, the values of our country. I wish mercy to all our brothers, especially those who died during the service, to all our brothers whom we sent to the millet.”
Noting that healthcare workers have fought hard during the corona virus process, Erdoğan said:
“Our nation will never forget the struggles and sacrifices of our healthcare professionals during this difficult process, and will always remember them with gratitude and gratitude. This process has reminded us all of the importance of having a high quality, widespread and accessible health system and a strong health care infrastructure We have had the opportunity to receive many more each year Our 19 municipal hospitals with 25,298 beds, which we have opened in different cities of our country, have played a very important role in this critical time when human life is at stake.”
“All of our health projects called ‘waste’ have helped save the lives of tens of thousands of our fellow citizens in this process.”
Stressing that Turkey’s health care projects are exemplary projects in the world, Erdoğan said: “These modern facilities, which the opposition is trying day and night to prevent, have become institutions that are held up as an example in epidemic-type mass control. diseases. Two emergency situations with 1008 beds each, which we completed in record time and put into operation. We have innovated in this area with our hospital. We have achieved great success in completing and commissioning the 16,159-bed health facility just during the outbreak. All of our health projects, labeled as “wasteful” and criticized as “what is needed”, have contributed to saving the lives of 10,000 of our fellow citizens in the process. It was decisive,” he said.
“We are carrying out quality studies in this field with our new Hıfzıssıhha”
Stating that Turkey was one of the few countries to reach the vaccine during the epidemic period, Erdoğan said: “We have not only been content with the supply of vaccines, but we have also strengthened our position in the world by developing quickly our own country. Our national vaccine, Turkovac, is today a source of cure for millions of people in different corners of the world, in addition to our own citizens. “We are carrying out quality studies in this field with the Turkish Vaccine Institute and a clinical research center which we have established, namely our new Health. We are determined to crown with victory our victorious fight against the epidemic which has been shaking the whole world for 2 years. Thanks to the effect, there has been a serious decrease in the number of cases, hospitalizations and deaths,” he said.
Recalling that scientists have said that it would be more appropriate to define the current situation as an endemic rather than a pandemic, Erdoğan said: “Hopefully we will make a detailed assessment of the situation based on these facts in the coming days, and we will share the decisions made in accordance with the recommendations of our Scientific Committee with our nation.”
Stating that services in hospitals, from surgeries to examinations and analyses, from imaging to standard polyclinic services, are getting back on track with the easing of epidemic conditions, Erdoğan said: “As the epidemic emerges from the our country’s agenda, the complaints of our citizens on health services will decrease even more. Of course, modern hospitals, advanced devices are important and indispensable in the delivery of health services, but as in all areas directly related to people and human life, the essential element of health is health personnel. Our state’s investments in health, the incentives it offers doctors, nurses, nurses, lab assistants, technicians, cleaners and all of our health care workers are the ones that will make our citizens feel their support and backing. We attach great importance to the fact that they can fulfill them without any worries. Nothing we do, nothing we say will suffice to express our gratitude to you.”
“I hope that this regulation, which fits strongly within the framework of the same bill, will come to the agenda of the general meeting after the party.”
Stating that work on the good news shared on March 14, Medicine Day continues, Erdoğan said, “We gave you five good news on March 14. Our first piece of good news was legal regulations to prevent violence against healthcare workers by including these crimes as part of catalog crimes. At the committee stage. Hopefully this proposal will come to the general assembly after the holidays and become law at the discretion of our deputies. Our second piece of good news was the Professional Liability Board, with this settlement a new mechanism is being created that will allow compensation cases against physicians due to their professional activities to be assessed in a committee within of the organ of the Ministry of Health. “If there is a compensation decision that is not based on negligence, we anticipate that the state will take care of it so that our fellow citizens are not victimized. This regulation, which is strongly in line with the under the same bill, will hopefully be on the agenda for the general assembly after the party,” he said.
Stating that improvements regarding the financial rights of medical professionals are also being worked out with relevant ministries and institutions, Erdoğan said, “We are working on financial improvements that require detailed preparation, I hope we will share the results with you as soon as possible. possible. Fixed compensation supplements will be passed on to the payroll, so that our healthcare professionals do not suffer any loss of rights. Our fourth piece of good news was the impact of financial improvements in retirement, including the recruitment of our undergraduate nurses under the 3600 I would like to emphasize once again that we are committed to finalizing before the end of the year the file of 3600 additional indicators, which concerns an important segment other than health personnel. The work of our departments and institutions in this regard is nearing completion, so our healthcare professionals will lead a more serene and comfortable life in all respects starting this summer. they will be able to continue their work,” he said.
“We have neither embraced ambiguous rhetoric like the opposition, nor seen our people suffer”
Stating that he will follow up on the good news announced, President Erdoğan said: “We will closely follow each of the promises we made to you and ensure that they are finalized. It is our primary responsibility to take measures that will improve the work environment of our healthcare professionals, raise their level of well-being and make them look to the future with hope, as everywhere in our country. Make sure that we sincerely strive to see every problem of our fellow healthcare professionals as our own problem, and every gain as our own gain. We have neither adopted vulgar rhetoric by resorting to populism like the opposition, nor seen our people suffer. Rather than saving the day, we are securing the future of all 85 million people. We do the Given the state of the global economy, we are all struggling to shelter Turkey from this rough sea. Health, which is at the forefront of basic services I believe that the distance we have covered in any other subject without immediate success does not matter. Great and strong Turkey needs your support the most, we trust you the most. When we talk about our health professionals, who make up almost a third of all public personnel, like the military, we are not simply talking. With the trust of our healthcare professionals, who are on duty around the clock and reach 1.3 million people across our country, we embrace other areas of life with all our hands. I have no doubt that you, our brothers and sisters, whom I see as the supporting pillars of our healthcare system, continue to serve our nation with your hearts and souls, just as you have done during the epidemic period. .