Health needs and access to health care: the case of Syrian refugees in Turkey

Assi R., Ozger-Ilhan S., Ilhan M. N.

PUBLIC HEALTH, vol.172, pp.146-152, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 172
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.puhe.2019.05.004
  • Title of Journal : PUBLIC HEALTH
  • Page Numbers: pp.146-152
  • Keywords: Syria, Refugee, Health care, Turkey


Objectives: Turkey is a principal destination and transit country for refugees from diverse countries. Turkey currently hosts Syrian refugees and provides free access to shelter, education and health care. The aim of this study is to determine the health needs and document the healthcare services available to Syrian refugees in Turkey.