World Bulletin / News Desk
Istanbul has been the first choice of foreign healthcare personnel that work in Turkey.
A total number of 171 medical personnel started working in Turkey since 2012 after the Turkish Ministry of Health issued a formulation to allow foreign healthcare personnel to work in Turkey.
Minister authorities said Friday that 171 applications were approved so far and out of those personnel, there were 158 doctors, 9 nurses, 3 physical therapists and 1 anesthetist. It was said that Istanbul became the first choice of those personnel.
Foreign healthcare personnel,required to have the right qualifications and know Turkish, need to apply to the ministry first and can only work in private hospitals upon approval.
The arrangement benefit healthcare workers in neighboring countries, where economic crises have had a negative impact on jobs such as nursing.
High-level Turkish, US meeting applauded by NATO head Jens Stoltenberg
Tourism Minister Nabi Avci says 2016's 'serious bottleneck' was passing
It makes no sense to cooperate with one terrorist group -- the PKK/YPG -- to fight another, says Turkey's foreign minister By Esra Kaymak Avci
Dozens of shelters and weapon stores used by terrorist PKK destroyed; 3 terrorists killed
Yildirim says April 16 referendum is about changing system of government
Prices are low now, but pent-up demand will push them up, so now is the time to invest, says Akfen Holding Chair Hamdi Akin
Turkish president meets Rex Tillerson in capital Ankara
New service to benefit passengers flying coach on long-haul routes, flag carrier says
Yildirim and Tillerson spoke about ongoing efforts to clear ISIL from Syria and Iraq during their 40-minute meeting
Terrorists were allegedly preparing for a terrorist attack
Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Kravchenko speaks on 25th anniversary of Turkey-Belarus ties
BIST 100 index opens 0.18 percent higher; US dollar/Turkish lira rate stands around 3.65
Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked
Turkish foreign minister says Ankara monitoring detention of Halkbank deputy CEO in US
Main opposition CHP leader claims proposed amendments lack democracy, human rights, freedom of expression
Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu says Turkey had not disengaged from Europe but was reshaping it relations