Aslıhan ALTAY KARATAŞ/ANKARA, (DHA)
Health Minister Fahrettin Koca had announced in the past few days that they have taken action to establish a second scientific committee. 7 public health experts were invited to the scientific committee. Here are those names…
7 new members have been added to the Ministry of Health’s Coronavirus Science Board. Thus, the number of members of the Scientific Committee rose to 38.
7 more professors were invited to the Scientific Committee, which works as the advisory board of the Ministry of Health in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. The number of members of the Board, which consists of 31 scientists who are experts in the field of infectious diseases, increased to 38 with the new members. The new members joining the board are Adnan Menderes University faculty member Prof. Dr. Pınar Okyay, Osmangazi University faculty member Prof. Dr. Selma Metintaş, Ankara University Department of Public Health faculty member Prof. Dr. Deniz Çalışkan, member of the Health Policy Board of the Ministry of Health Prof. Dr. Seçil Özkan, İnönü University faculty member Prof. Dr. Ali Özer, Faculty of Health Sciences University, Hamidiye Institute of Health Sciences, Prof. Dr. Mustafa Öztür and Ondokuz Mayıs University faculty member Prof. Dr. Ahmet Tevfik Sünter. It was reported that the scope of the Ministry of Health’s Coronavirus Science Board was also expanded with the participation of experts from different fields.
STUDIES CONTINUE FOR THE SECOND SCIENCE COMMITTEE
On the other hand, it was learned that the work on the establishment of the second scientific committee, announced by the Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca, continues. It has been reported that the second scientific committee is aimed to be formed in a few days. Minister Koca, at the meeting he held last Friday, used the expressions, “Unlike a period when more cases and numbers are talked about, we are in the preparation of a committee where a different team will work in terms of psychological, sociological, statistical and sociology of religion.”