For healthcare professionals who have been struggling with the pandemic for a year, the Medicine Day, which has been more difficult than ever but has become more meaningful, is celebrated on 14 March every year.
Since 1976 14 MartThe week that includes the is considered as the Medical Week.
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WHY IS MEDICAL DAY CELEBRATED ON 14 MARCH?
On March 14, 1827, II. During the Mahmut period, the first surgery center was established under the name “Tıphane-i Amire ve Cerrahhane-i Amire”. In Turkey modern medicine today, which is considered as the day their education started. ”Medicine Day” began to be celebrated.
Medicine Day was celebrated for the first time on 14 March 1919 in occupied Istanbul.
Medical school students, including Hikmet Boran, a 3rd year medical student, and famous doctors of the period, who gathered to protest the occupation, supported this celebration. The demonstrations started as the homeland defense movement of health workers.
Today, Medicine Day is celebrated by discussing the service problems of medical professionals and by rewarding the contributions of healthcare professionals to science.