Turkish Medical AssociationTurkish Medical Association RSShttp://www.ttb.org.tr/en-ENTurkish Medical Association (ttb@ttb.org.tr)State of city hospitals in Turkey is covered by the journal of World Medical Associationhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=e84dc064-1e4b-11e9-b03d-7ed4b0f3b2a2
The article “Public-Private Partnership in Health Care: Case of Turkey” co-authored by City Hospitals Monitoring Group members of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA), Prof Dr Kayıhan Pala, Lawyer Özgür Erbaş, Dr Bayazıt İlhan, Prof Dr Raşit Tükel and Prof Dr Sinan Adıyaman was published in December 2018 issue of  World Medical Journal (WMJ), the journal of World Medical Association (WMA). ]]>
Tue, 22 Jan 2019 15:44:58 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=e84dc064-1e4b-11e9-b03d-7ed4b0f3b2a2
We won’t give up our demand for good medical practice and peace!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=dcb70e24-0ab2-11e9-8ece-d593622fc44a
The Central Council members of the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) for the past term are now being charged under the Turkish Penal Code since their statement “War is a Public Health Problem” is considered as “propaganda for the terrorist organization” and “openly provoking people to hatred and enmity.”  The first court session of the case was held at Ankara 32nd High Criminal Court on 27 December 2018. The next session will be held on 20 March 2019. ]]>
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 17:11:33 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=dcb70e24-0ab2-11e9-8ece-d593622fc44a
Statement on Article 5 by the World Medical Associationhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=6c057d56-e379-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
The Word Medical Association (WMA) denounced and found “shameful” the new step included in the “Omnibus Bill on Health” restricting the freedom of physicians in Turkey to perform their profession, adopted by the Health, Family, Labour and Social Affairs Commission of the TBMM. The WMA made a statement today asking for immediate withdrawal of the bill. ]]>
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:12:07 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=6c057d56-e379-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
WMA letter to the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly (TBMM) and Deputy Group Chairpersons of political parties in TBMMhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=fda25b4a-e378-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
Closely following developments related to the “Omnibus Law on Health” adopted by the Health, Family, Labour and Social Affairs Commission of the TBMM, the World Medical Association (WMA) sent a letter to Binali Yıldırım, Speaker of the TBMM, and Deputy Group Chairpersons of political parties in TBMM. ]]>
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 19:09:02 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=fda25b4a-e378-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
CPME letter to the Speaker of the TBMM and European Delegationhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=4ad46a90-e377-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
The Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME), reacted strongly to the “Omnibus Bill on Health” adopted by the Health, Family, Labour and Social Affairs Commission of the TBMM. The bill denies the right to work of doctors who have been dismissed from public service or yet not assigned to duty due to problems in their security clearance. ]]>
Thu, 08 Nov 2018 18:56:53 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=4ad46a90-e377-11e8-b159-336a7b2d6c99
On the Bill to Amend Some Laws and Law Decrees related to Healthhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=324a244c-dd1e-11e8-b0cd-0573319e83b8
The Law Office of Turkish Medical Association ]]>
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:03:59 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=324a244c-dd1e-11e8-b0cd-0573319e83b8
We are Aware of your Maliciousness … We Shall Never Give up Good Medical Practice!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=3632c5a0-9642-11e8-bba9-02bcac27bd3f
Following the press statement “War is a Public Health Problem” by the Central Council of Turkish Medical Association (TTB) on 24 January 2018, investigations launched by the Ministry of Health to dismiss Central Council members from their duties in the Ministry gathered pace. ]]>
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 13:52:55 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=3632c5a0-9642-11e8-bba9-02bcac27bd3f
CPME sends a letter to the President for the release of Prof. Dr. Onur Hamzaoğluhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=37c693e2-8b25-11e8-855e-02bcac27bd3f
Today (19 July 2018) prior to the hearing to be held in Ankara 11. Criminal Court, the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) sent a letter to President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Minister of Justice Abdulhamit Gul for the release of Prof. Dr. Onur Hamzaoğlu, the editor of the periodic “Community and Physician” of Turkish Medical Association (TTB). ]]>
Thu, 19 Jul 2018 10:27:40 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=37c693e2-8b25-11e8-855e-02bcac27bd3f
Court decision in the case for removal: TTB will remain on duty!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=9f2b4f10-7bb1-11e8-b523-64b664d3f657
Court decision is delivered during the second preliminary investigation session held today (29 June 20918) at Ankara 7th Court of First Incidence related to the case launched by the Ministry of Health for the removal from office of the Central Council of Turkish Medical Association (TTB). ]]>
Fri, 29 Jun 2018 18:32:24 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=9f2b4f10-7bb1-11e8-b523-64b664d3f657
Dr. Jacques de Haller, President of the Standing Committee of European Doctors: Physicians cannot remain silent to war!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=097d9188-2b81-11e8-92bb-d20ecfe20365
Dr. Jacques de Haller, President of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) representing over 1.5 million physicians in Europe and working with the European Commission and European Parliament in issues related to health policy visited Turkey on 10-12 March 2018 to support the Turkish Medical Association (TTB). ]]>
Mon, 19 Mar 2018 16:23:04 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=097d9188-2b81-11e8-92bb-d20ecfe20365
Our declaration to the public…http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=86d1020a-0c0f-11e8-b7a3-3c1cd9e90456
On the early hours of 30 January 2018, before dawn, as the members of the Central Council of the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) we faced a detention process starting from İstanbul and Ankara, then extending to provinces of Eskişehir, Adana, İzmir, Diyarbakır and Van. It is commonly known that simultaneously there was a search and seizure operation in our central building in the absence of us, council members, and our lawyers. ]]>
Wed, 07 Feb 2018 16:02:26 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=86d1020a-0c0f-11e8-b7a3-3c1cd9e90456
Noam Chomsky: Every effort should be undertaken to protect the TMAhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=691087ec-0a5f-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
World famous political critic and writer Noam Chomsky sent a message to the Turkish Medical Association (TMA) about the detention of the members of the Central Council of the TMA. ]]>
Mon, 05 Feb 2018 12:29:13 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=691087ec-0a5f-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
International medical and human rights organizations are supporting TMAhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=adc6f0a4-074b-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
International medical and human rights organizations are supporting Turkish Medical Association.  ]]>
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 14:30:25 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=adc6f0a4-074b-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
Information Note on the Process of Detention of TTB Central Council Membershttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=a6b65dac-05ef-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
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Tue, 30 Jan 2018 20:59:08 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=a6b65dac-05ef-11e8-8aa4-0cab391de218
Public Declaration by Turkish Medical Associationhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=2f40ea04-02a6-11e8-9cbe-7ab728a3b7ab
1. The Central Council of Turkish Medical Association (TTB) made an open declaration on Wednesday, 24 January 2018. ]]>
Fri, 26 Jan 2018 16:35:41 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=2f40ea04-02a6-11e8-9cbe-7ab728a3b7ab
War is a public health problem!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=28de85da-00e5-11e8-a05f-429c499923e4
As doctors we warn: ]]>
Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:01:26 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=28de85da-00e5-11e8-a05f-429c499923e4
We Take Sides with Our Colleagues Recently Dismissed from 9 Eylül University!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=67d8bac0-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
The Turkish Medical Association (TTB), Union of Health and Social Workers (SES) İzmir Branch, and the Union of Education and Science Workers (Eğitim Sen) İzmir Branch No. 3 strongly reacted to the dismissal of 13 academics from the Dokuz Eylül University upon the writing of the University President dated 28 June 2017 on the ground that they undersigned the declaration “Academics for Peace”, and for “ensuring the smooth proceeding of judicial inquiry.” The academics concerned are presently under prosecution by the İstanbul Public Prosecutor’s Office for the same declaration mentioned.  ]]>
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:00:00 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=67d8bac0-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
Court decision for the release of Dr. Serdar Künihttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=67d394f0-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
The second hearing in the court trial of Dr. Serdar Küni, the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey’s (TİHV) representative in Cizre and former president of the Şırnak Chamber of Medicine, who is charged without any ground for his plainly medical services, was held at the 2nd Criminal Court of Şırnak on 24 April 2017, Monday.  The court decided for the release of Dr Küni who was sentenced to 4 years and 2 months of imprisonment for “knowingly and intentionally assisting the terrorist organization.” Küni’s lawyers will bring the court decision to the court of appeal. ]]>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=67d394f0-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
World Medical Association 206th Council Meetinghttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=67d38f1e-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
The 206th WMA Council meeting was held in Livingstone, Zambia, on 19-22 April 2017.  The meeting participated by the Turkish Medical Association adopted resolutions in many significant issues related to medical practice and public health. ]]>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=67d38f1e-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
WMA support to Dr. Serdar Künihttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=67d3864a-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c
The World Medical Association (WMA) Council expressed serious concerns that Dr. Serdar Küni, the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey’s representative in Cizre and former president of the Şırnak Chamber of Medicine, is still imprisoned after 6 months of detention. The WMA urged all national medical associations and international health community to watch and support Dr Küni in the hearing to be held in Şırnak 2nd Criminal Court on April 24th. ]]>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 +0300http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=67d3864a-9232-11e7-b66d-1540034f819c