Wednesday, 30, November, 2022

Turkish doctors have arrived in Uzbekistan within the framework of Uzbekistan-Turkey Health Week, and will operate more than 70 Uzbek patients in areas such as cardiovascular, orthopedic, urology and gynecological diseases.

The 4th Uzbekistan-Turkey Health Week is being held in Tashkent with the support of the ministries of health of Uzbekistan and Turkey, the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA).

The Turkish Ministry of Health External Relations and European Union General Directorate of International Health Policy Department and Health Week Coordinator Selami Kılıç spoke at a ceremony held at Tashkent Children's Hospital on Monday.

Kılıç reminded that Turkey was the first state to recognize Uzbekistan’s independence in 1991. He emphasized that Turkey attaches importance to developing relations with brotherly Uzbekistan in every field and expressed Turkey’s will to further the relations between the people of Turkey and Uzbekistan.

Kılıç noted that Turkish doctors conducted consultations among 381 patients and operated on 139 patients within the framework of the 3rd Uzbekistan-Turkey Health Week held in October last year, noting that the cooperation between the two countries has developed as part of the Agreement on Health and Medicine Cooperation between the governments of Turkey and Uzbekistan in 1997.

Kılıç said that within the Health Week, the friendship and brotherhood ties between the doctors of two countries will be strengthened and the sharing of knowledge and experience between the parties will be enhanced.

Kilic said Turkish doctors ar expected to conduct surgeries on more than 70 patients within the Health Week which last until July 7.

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