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The Health Ministry has initiated work to outlaw surrogate motherhood in Turkey and seeks to have the relevant law changed, introducing a jail sentence of between two and five years for those found guilty of the act.
An impoverished aluminum worker in the southern province of Antalya has been trying to teach his daughter with disabilities to walk with a makeshift aluminum mechanism worth 150 Turkish Liras, state-run Anadolu Agency reported on May 4
Mesude Erşan – ISTANBUL
A number of herb types with narcotic effects are being put in hookahs, according to the head of the Turkish Thoracic Society.
Turkey is set to become the first country to develop a vaccine for the Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF), Turkish Health Minister Recep Akdağ said May 1, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported.
Turkey’s Health Ministry has provided some 82,000 people who called them to quit smoking with a plan to make them abandon the habit.
Turkish officials have launched a bird flu investigation in a Central Anatolian town, one day after authorities confirmed an incident in the country’s north, quarantining a village.
Banu Şen - İZMİR
A man who was infected with HIV at birth 21 years ago due to a blood transfusion from the Red Crescent has broken his silence more than two decades later, saying he does not wish to stay in a country in which he has been alienated.
Almost two-fifths of Turks who died in 2016 perished due to diseases of the circulatory system, according to a study by the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK).
Burak Coşan – ADANA
Genetically modified organisms (GMO) have been found in bread in the southern Turkish province of Adana, causing alarm among locals and prompting a statement from Food, Agriculture and Livestock Minister Faruk Çelik
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
The number of people officially diagnosed with dyslexia in Turkey stands at 41,600, according to the head of Turkey’s Dyslexia Association, Atıf Tokar, who said people should see dyslexia as a “difference in learning,” not “a disorder.”
Emilie Kleding Rasmussen - ISTANBUL
Next month a new vegan cookbook and Turkey’s first ever vegan festival will promote living without meat, cheese or milk
Mesude Erşan - İZMİR
A training program at the Medical Faculty of Dokuz Eylül University in the Aegean province of İzmir employs “performing patients” for developing the professional and communication abilities of trainee doctors.
Mesude Erşan - BURSA
Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa has surpassed national hospitals in Turkey and European countries with its exceeding rates of organ donor supplies and transplant operations