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Weekly Press Release of Istanbul Gelisim University (June 14-18, 2021)

İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi Rektörlüğü;
Open Access
Published: 01 Jan 2021
Publisher: İstanbul Gelişim Üniversitesi / Istanbul Gelisim University
Country: Turkey

Covid-19 Pandemic and Vaccine The online event titled “Covid-19 Pandemic and Vaccine” and organized together with Istanbul Gelisim University (IGU) Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS) and Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate was held on 15.06.2021 between 14.00 and 15.15. The event started with the presentation of IGU FHS Deputy Dean Dr. A. Yüksel Barut and was moderated under his direction and it was participated by the Head of IGU SBF Child Development Department, Public Health Specialist Dr. Nurten Elkin and Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate Public Health Services Vaccine Programs Unit Specialist Dr. Önder Yel participated as the speakers. Meeting Director Dr. A. Yüksel BARUT opened the meeting by emphasizing the provision, which is in Article 72 of the Public Health Law, “If one of the diseases mentioned in Article 57 occurs or is suspected, the following measures are applied: (2) Administering serum or vaccine to patients or those exposed to the disease.” He explained the importance that individuals should use the opportunity to be vaccinated to get over the global epidemic. After reading the resumes of the speakers, he gave floor to Dr. Nurten ELKİN and Dr. Önder YEL. Dr. Nurten ELKİN stated that preventive health services are important in the protection and development of public health and that other individuals with whom they are in contact or live with should also be healthy, especially in the control of infectious diseases by defining the concepts of health, disease and public health. In the next section, she explained the concepts of contagious disease, epidemic and pandemic, and talked about the harm of communicable diseases to society and the importance of vaccines. Dr. Önder YEL started his presentation by explaining how the Covid-19 pandemic started. He emphasized the importance of vaccines in the control of this pandemic. Explaining the types of vaccines, he stated that vaccines are safe biological products, therefore vaccines coming from abroad are analyzed, their safety evaluated and approved by the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of the Ministry of Health. Dr. Önder Yel talked about the cold chain and vaccine tracking system, which are important for all vaccines. Dr. BARUT ended the meeting by thanking to IGU Faculty of Health Sciences and Istanbul Provincial Health Directorate for the contributions to the meeting, speakers, participants, contributors, for the event that shared the truth and took place in the academic environment. Deanery of Faculty of Health Sciences


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