Transforming Health in Turkey

The aim of the workshop is to address the economic and social burden of chronic/non communicable disease and aim to find ways to create healthier opportunities with the civil society in order to prevent and better manage it. PFCD seeks to create a platform to share knowledge among private, public and civil sector.

October 16th, 2012, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Istanbul Nippon Hotel, Taksim

  • Mine Tuncel, Ministry of Health
  • Dr. Kagan Karakaya, Ministry of Health 
  • Prof. Dr. Mehtap Tatar, Hacettepe University
  • Prof. Dr. Arzu Yorgancioglu, President elect of the Turkish Thoracic Society, WHO GARD Turkey Coordinator & Executive Committee Member
  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mine Durusu Tanriöver, representative of TÜSİAD, Hacettepe University School of Medicine
  • Ratna Devi, patient advocate from India
  • Nermin Olgun, Head of Diabetes Nurse Association
  • Gaye Erkan, Patient Support Programs Manager, Lilly
  • Arda Darbaz, Abbott 
  • Michaela Benedigova, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease
  • Christopher Ward, Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease

Transforming Health in Turkey – Workshop