Important call from World Doctors: We must be more responsible towards the society we live in!

On the occasion of December 5, World Volunteer Day, the World Doctors Association reminded an important situation. Explaining that nature should be respected for human life, Association President Hakan Bilgin said: “All individuals and institutions need to act together in order to lead individuals to be more responsible towards the society they live in, to act together and to volunteer.”

The World Doctors Association (DDD) also celebrated the World Volunteers Day on December 5, which was started in 1985 by the United Nations General Assembly to announce volunteer work and its benefits worldwide and to increase participation in volunteer programs. Association President Hakan Bilgin celebrated the World Volunteers Day in 123 countries, including Turkey. To encourage volunteering and to guide individuals to be more responsible towards the society they live in, to act together and to volunteer; All individuals and institutions need to act together.It started with the words.

A MEMBER OF DDD ‘DOCTORS OF THE WORLD’ NETWORK

Reminding that it is a strong aid organization, Bilgin said: “DDD was established in 2015 with the aim of carrying out studies in various fields to meet the needs of people affected by natural disasters and humanitarian crises. We carry out coordinated projects with national and international humanitarian aid organizations, and work with professional and volunteer teams to intervene in crises and increase access to health services.“He continued.

Stating that the World Doctors Association operates in fields such as health education, treatment and rehabilitation services, strengthening health institutions, preventive health services, Bilgin said that DDD is a part of the Doctors of the World network, an international humanitarian aid network operating in the field of health and established in 16 countries. informed that he was a member.

“THE VALUE OF VOLUNTEERING IN THE PANDEMIC IS BETTER UNDERSTANDED”

Hakan Bilgin explained that they operate for purposes such as ensuring the effective protection of human rights, providing health services to people living in groups and having no financial means, and providing universal and effective treatment for refugees, stateless people, and asylum seekers who cannot find protection in their country. scholar “Especially during the COVID-19 period, the value of aid, solidarity and volunteering was once again understood”He celebrated the International Volunteers Day on December 5th.

SUPPORT TO REFUGEES IN TURKEY AND SYRIA FROM DDD!

World Doctors Association helps refugees and asylum seekers in Turkey and Syria with the financing of the European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations Unit in coordination with the Ministry of Health. The association also carries out primary health care and psychosocial support services in Zeytindalı Peace Region, as well as Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Centers in Istanbul, Izmir and Hatay.

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