A Study in the Children’s Health-Oriented Health Policies After COVID-19 Pandemic Period in Turkey
Türkiye'de COVID-19 Pandemisi Sonrası Dönemde Çocuk Sağlığına Yönelik Sağlık Politikaları Üzerine Bir İnceleme

Özlem DURGUN [1]


Aim: The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic revealed significant negative effects on children and people with disabilities who are classified as socioeconomically disadvantaged groups in addition to individuals in Turkey as in the whole world. Especially, children constitute the most disadvantaged group in families with low socioeconomic status. The situation of these children was analyzed in the study. Also, the performance of health policies for children in COVID-19 pandemic period has been evaluated. Material and Methods: This study was used in the statistics published in Turkey and in various countries. Results: Outbreaks are likely to cause significant physical and psychological problems, especially in children. In particular, the medium and long-term effects of being locked up at home on children when their parents have to work are not known in addition to the social distancing that they experience due to the inability of children to come together with their peers. In addition to the deaths in the near and distant environment due to the disease, the fear of getting sick has also a high risk to form negative effects on the psychological development of children. For this reason, to protect the health of future generations, policies implemented for the health of today's children gain importance. Conclusion: The right to health and education should be universally given to every child. But in developing countries, families cannot provide adequate support to their children for reasons such as unequal income distribution and unemployment. Children are forced to work to support their families when the help of government and institutions is insufficient or cannot be done regularly.
Amaç: Koronavirüs hastalığı 2019 (coronavirus disease 2019, COVID-19) pandemisi tüm dünyada olduğu gibi Türkiye’de de her sosyoekonomik düzeyde birey yanında dezavantajlı kesimler olarak adlandırılan çocuklar ve engelliler üzerinde de önemli olumsuz etkiler ortaya koymuştur. Özellikle çocuklar sosyoekonomik durumu düşük olan ailelerde en dezavantajlı grubu oluşturmaktadır. Çalışmada bu çocukların durumu analiz edilmiştir. Bunun yanında, COVID-19 pandemi döneminde sağlık politikalarında çocuklara yönelik olanlarının performansları da değerlendirilmiştir. Gereç ve Yöntemler: Bu çalışmada çeşitli ülkelerde ve Türkiye’de yayınlanan istatistiklerden yararlanılmıştır. Bulgular: Salgınların özellikle çocuklarda önemli fiziksel ve psikolojik sorunlara neden olabilme ihtimali bulunmaktadır. Bilhassa oyun çağındaki çocukların yaşıtları ile bir araya gelememesi nedeniyle yaşadıkları sosyal uzaklaşma yanında, ebeveynleri çalışmak zorundayken evde kilitli kalmanın orta ve uzun vadede ne gibi etkilere yol açacağı henüz bilinmemektedir. Buna ek olarak, hastalık dolayısıyla yakın ve uzak çevrede yaşanan ölümler olması yanında hastalığa yakalanma korkusunun da çocukların psikolojik gelişimleri üzerine olumsuz etkiler yaratma ihtimali oldukça yüksek görünmektedir. Bu nedenle gelecek nesillerin sağlığını korumak amacıyla günümüz çocuklarının sağlığına yönelik uygulanan politikalar önem kazanmaktadır. Sonuç: Sağlık ve eğitim hakkı evrensel olarak her çocuğa verilmelidir. Ancak gelişmekte olan ülkelerde gelir dağılımındaki bozukluklar, işsizlik gibi nedenlerle aileler çocuklarına yeterli desteği sağlayamamaktadırlar. Devlet ve kurumların yardımları da yeterli gelmediğinde veya düzenli yapılamadığında çocuklar aileye destek olmak için çalışmak zorunda kalmaktadırlar.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Medicine
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1404-0225
Author: Özlem DURGUN (Primary Author)
Institution: İSTANBUL ÜNİVERSİTESİ, İKTİSAT FAKÜLTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : March 30, 2021

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APA Durgun, Ö . (2021). A Study in the Children’s Health-Oriented Health Policies After COVID-19 Pandemic Period in Turkey . Duzce Medical Journal , 23 (Special Issue) , 94-105 . DOI: 10.18678/dtfd.861559
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Chicago Durgun, Ö . "A Study in the Children’s Health-Oriented Health Policies After COVID-19 Pandemic Period in Turkey". Duzce Medical Journal 23 (2021 ): 94-105
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