President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Kartal He opened the Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital. Erdogan, Kartal In his speech at the Opening Ceremony of Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital, he wished the hospital to be beneficial to the city, the country and the nation.
Erdogan, the official opening of Kartal Dr. Stating that Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital is one of the biggest hospitals in Istanbul, he said that the hospital, which was put into service as a 1987-bed state hospital in 150, became insufficient in time.
“One of Istanbul's most earthquake-prepared, most durable facilities”
Erdogan also stated that the old hospital was determined to be earthquake-resistant, and that they decided to build a high-tech, high-bed capacity and strong health facility in the scope of the Istanbul Seismic Risk Reduction Project.
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan continued his speech as follows: “With an investment of 618 million liras, we have brought this magnificent work to our district and Istanbul with its parking lot, conference hall, green space and other features, consisting of 302 blocks with 5 thousand square meters of indoor space. Our hospital has a capacity of 145 beds, 1105 of which are intensive care units. With 855 insulators on the hospital building floor, it has become one of the most earthquake-prepared and durable facilities in Istanbul.
In our hospital, which is one of the pioneers of its field with its equipment and infrastructure, we plan to have 3,5 million patients on an outpatient basis and 150 thousand patients on inpatient treatment. Here, we anticipate 100 thousand surgeries per year, especially cancer surgery. We will further expand our hospital with the 150-bed oncology hospital we will build. Thus, we will increase the bed capacity to 1250 and the number of outpatient clinics to 250. ”
“We have not turned any of our citizens under threat of epidemic through the hospital door”
President Erdogan, to fight against the coronavirus Kartal Dr. Stating that Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital has great contributions, he said, “We have not rejected any of our citizens under threat of epidemic from the hospital door. We did not neglect the treatment of any patient. None of the images in which people died of indifference and health workers could not even find a mask were experienced in our country. ”
“Turkish-made respirators were used in many continents from Brazil to Somalia”
Erdogan stated that Turkish respirators are used in many continents from Brazil to Somalia, and we also sent medical equipment and materials to 138 countries of the world regardless of religion, language, race and region. In this process, we also made respirators developed by Turkish engineers and produced by Turkish companies. Now we export these devices. Our struggle with the coronavirus sample a window of opportunity has opened a new front in health tourism in Turkey. Turkey committed to our goal of making the health center on three continents. Kartal Dr. I believe that Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital will bring us one step closer to our ideal ”.
“We have seen how important health investments are”
Minister of Health Fahrettin Koca, Kartal Lutfi Kirdar in his speech at the opening ceremony of the City Hospital President Erdogan of Turkey, with emphasis on health and ever-increasing support a health care system that is said to have pride in infrastructure today.
Pointing out that the Kovid-19 pandemic, which is still struggling with all humanity, teaches the world a lot, Minister Koca said, “We have seen how important the investments in health are and how important the health investments are especially in this period. A strong health system, a developed infrastructure and a competent health army that does not avoid sacrifice are the most important elements that society needs at such times. Istanbul will enter a new era in terms of public hospitals in healthcare services with our high-tech hospitals that we have recently opened.
“Kartal, powered by seismic isolators. Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital is one of these hospitals, which was built in such a way that the service is not interrupted even during an earthquake. ”The new building of the hospital consists of 2 blocks in 4 sections. The living area of the building is 55 thousand square meters. It has a closed parking lot for 826 cars. 302 beds, 153 of which are intensive care units, in a closed area of 1105 thousand square meters. 45 fully equipped operating rooms will provide service. ”
Dr. Pointing out that Lütfi Kırdar City Hospital is one of the facilities that are put into service as a pandemic hospital, Koca said, “Our biggest consolation in this regard is that there is no loss of life from our healthcare personnel in this institution. On this occasion, I am grateful to our healthcare staff, especially our teachers, who lost their duties at the beginning, ”he said.