Health problems among UN refugees at a family medical centre in Ankara, Turkey

Yaman, H
Kut, A
Yaman, A
Ungan, M
Objectives - Political lability in the Near East has brought about the migration of refugees from adjacent countries to Turkey in recent years. To provide an effective health service for refugees, a needs assessment has to be done. UN refugees referring to a family medical centre located in Ankara, Turkey, were therefore investigated for health problems.


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Citation Formats
H. Yaman, A. Kut, A. Yaman, and M. Ungan, “Health problems among UN refugees at a family medical centre in Ankara, Turkey,” SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, pp. 85–87, 2002, Accessed: 00, 2020. [Online]. Available: