4th Joint Health Working Group Meeting of Turkey - Gulf Cooperation Council


4th Joint Health Week Group Meeting of Turkey - Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was held in Ankara on April 12, 2017. Undersecretary Prof. Dr. Eyüp GÜMÜŞ, General Director of EU and Foreign Affairs Dr. Öner GÜNER, General Director of Health Services Prof. Dr. Nurullah OKUMUŞ, Vice President of Turkey Medicine and Medical Device Ismail Mert VURAL and esteemed representatives of Ministry of Health attended the meeting. GCC Health Director Mohsin Al-Dossari and senior executives of Health Ministries of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, United Arab Emirates attended the meeting on behalf of the GCC party. 

At the meeting, the decisions taken at the previous meetings were briefly discussed and technical units made presentations about the following topics of the meeting agenda: 

- Mutual Recognition of Diplomas and Academic Degrees
- Medicine, Medical Device and Cosmetics Products
- Health tourism

Beside enhancement and improvement of above mentioned study fields and creation of cooperation in technical fields, the next cooperation fields was decided to be Complementary and Traditional Medicine.

After the meeting, some decisions were taken to make Turkey - GCC relations more productive and faster, and to make future studies more efficient.