publication . Article . 2021

A Resilient Health System in Response to Coronavirus Disease 2019: Experiences of Turkey

Bekir Keskinkiliç; Irshad Shaikh; Ahmet Tekin; Pavel Ursu; Adil Mardinoglu; Emine Alp Mese;
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  • Published: 07 Jan 2021 Journal: Frontiers in Public Health, volume 8 (issn: 2296-2565, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Abstract
Turkey's response experience thus far with the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus-2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic affords the globe and the region a unique opportunity for and distinctive insights into combating this novel virus. The country's pandemic response, having one of the lowest case fatality ratio (2.8%; 52.5 infections/million population), particularly among the elderly (the high-risk group), rising to the occasion to shoulder its long-standing role in global solidarity and humanitarian support by providing personal protective equipment (globally scarce) to many countries in their desperate time of fight against the pandemic while also meeting its o...
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free text keywords: SARS-CoV-2, management - healthcare, pandemic (COVID-19), public policies, health system - organization and administration, Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health, Public Health, Community Case Study, lcsh:Public aspects of medicine, lcsh:RA1-1270, Solidarity, Health policy, Personal protective equipment, Population, education.field_of_study, education, Case fatality rate, Public policy, Globe, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Economic growth, Pandemic, Political science
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