Yıl 2020, Cilt 2 , Sayı 3, Sayfalar 248 - 270 2020-12-14

The Success of Republic of Turkey in Preventing COVID-19 Pandemic Within The First 45 Days

Birkan TAPAN [1] , Sera KAYACAN [2] , Onur BAYKARA [3]

          The new coronavirus emerged in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The first case in Turkey was recorded on March 11, 2020. As of April 25, 2020, approximately 3 million people were infected, and more than 200,000 people around the world were killed. The number of cases in Turkey has started to reach a plateau earlier than other countries such as the United States of America, China, Italy, France, the United Kingdom and Germany. According to the statement presented by Ministry of Health in the Republic of Turkey, the daily number of recovered patients has surpassed the number of newly diagnosed patients 45 days after the beginning of the epidemic. This study aims to review the actions and measures taken by the Republic of Turkey between March 11, 2020, the date of the first COVID-19 case emerged and April 25, 2020, 45 days after the beginning of the outbreak. Besides, the current study evaluates the health policies and the consequences based on the literature on health care policy.  
Health Policies, Policy-Making, Covid-19, Health Management
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Orcid: 0000-0001-9425-7365
Yazar: Birkan TAPAN (Sorumlu Yazar)
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-5582-1135
Yazar: Sera KAYACAN
Ülke: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0002-9754-8456
Yazar: Onur BAYKARA
Ülke: Turkey


Yayımlanma Tarihi : 14 Aralık 2020

APA Tapan, B , Kayacan, S , Baykara, O . (2020). The Success of Republic of Turkey in Preventing COVID-19 Pandemic Within The First 45 Days . Journal of Health Systems and Policies , 2 (3) , 248-270 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/tr/pub/jhesp/issue/57010/779576