Turkish Medical AssociationTurkish Medical Association RSShttp://www.ttb.org.tr/en-ENTurkish Medical Association (ttb@ttb.org.tr)Professional autonomy is not a privilege but right to workhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=47daa7ec-5162-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
Speaking at a panel discussion on “Professional Autonomy and Defending Peace” Dr Otmar Kloiber, Secretary General of World Medical Association (WMA) said professional autonomy of doctors is not a favour or privilege but the right to work itself. Dr Jacques de Haller, former president of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) said war is a public health problem and underlined that the statement made about one and a half years ago by the Turkish Medical Association is fully in compliance with professional and ethical values of medicine. ]]>
Thu, 28 Mar 2019 16:03:36 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=47daa7ec-5162-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
WMA and CPME representatives declare their support to TMA: We back up TMA declaration!http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=b72f9108-4b17-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
Dr Otmar Kloiber, Secretary General of World Medical Association (WMA) and Dr Jacques de Haller, former President of the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) were in Turkey to support the members of the Central Council of TMA (Turkish Medical Association) who are presently on trial for their declaration “War is a Public Health Problem.” Following the court session held on 20 March 2019, Dr Otmar Kloiber and Dr Jacques de Haller spoke at a press meeting in TMA Office. ]]>
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:54:44 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=b72f9108-4b17-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
The next hearing of Turkish Medical Association will be held on 3 May 2019http://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=fd368d86-4b13-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
The second of hearing the trial of Executive Council Members, 2016-2018, period was held before the 32 Assize Court in Ankara. The hearing commenced at 09.00 on 20 March 2019, Wednesday. The Executive Council members appeared at the court for issuing a statement “War is a Threat to Public Health.” The panel of judges decided to hold the next hearing at 09.15 on 3 May 2019, Friday. The trial adjourned until 3 May since TTB lawyers submitted a motion to the Chief Public Prosecutor that indicates the public prosecutor acted in a contrary manner to the law and mandate. The motion also requests that the public prosecutor must be withdrawn from the case. The court decided to wait the result of the petition. Dr. Otmar Kloiber, the General Secretary of the WMA, and the former head of the CPME Dr. Jacques de Haller attended the second hearing. In addition, there were dozens of TMA branches, trade union representatives, physicians, and MPs in the court room. ]]>
Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:28:03 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=fd368d86-4b13-11e9-9125-448cf218a3e8
We condemn the racist attack in New Zealandhttp://www.ttb.org.tr//haber_goster.php?Guid=45bc9560-4712-11e9-b128-0c8ea281a2a9
We condemn the racist attack aganist people who worship in a mosque in New Zealand. This world is all ours. Everyone has the right to live equally and freely, regardless of race language, religion nationality and belief. We will not allow any attack to abolish it. ]]>
Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:05:41 +0200http://www.ttb.org.tr/haber_goster.php?Guid=45bc9560-4712-11e9-b128-0c8ea281a2a9
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