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Turkey Health-Emergency

Turkey Health-Emergency

The quality of service  and response times of Turkey Health-Emergency will depend on the hospital that operates the services.  The government funded  ambulances services have longer waiting times and lower quality equipment. And  while private sector ambulances will arrive faster as well as better with  better medical supplies & equipment. Please, consider the situation  carefully before or when calling for help – The person  condition is serious or not.

If the person condition is not life-threatening  or not (perhaps, some remote places ambulance service would notoriously slow). Rather you  may want to catch  a taxi instead of waiting ambulance service, which much faster than the hospital ambulance. Please note, however, some cases,  local ambulance response times may  well fast in Capital cities and around.


The risks to health whilst travelling will vary between individuals and many issues need to be taken into account, e.g. activities abroad, length of stay and general health of the traveller. It is recommended that you consult with your General Practitioner or Practice Nurse 6-8 weeks in advance of travel. They will assess your particular health risks before recommending vaccines and /or antimalarial tablets.

This is also a good opportunity to discuss important travel health issues including safe food and water, accidents, sun exposure and insect bites. Many of the problems experienced by travellers cannot be prevented by vaccinations and other preventive measures need to be taken.

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General Turkey Health-Emergency information and globally!

As far as we know, travelling overseas can be exciting and a most rewarding experience. Experiencing different places, unfamiliar cultures & customs, language barriers, social isolation & staying away from the family and often friends..  This all can increase  anxiety and  the potential risk of revealing existing bad mental health conditions.

Travellers are in general responsible for their own well being by behaving. They are also responsible for their safe return home as well as all other unexpected expenses they might find along the way.

There are few steps all travellers should follow:  precautions such as  Travel insurance, Planning, destination choice and, most importantly, knowing how to get help from overseas.      


Travellers are  always on the move  & wavelength. Also,  may hooked up with  a some stranger just because  you really like, ticking off the countries & cities you have tasted or  the other way around. Travellers don’t always get to love everyone.



  • Always use condoms. Don’t ever trust pills even if, contraception is more than 99 percent effective in preventing pregnancy.   Male and female both parties should  care  condoms.
  • Don’t ever use someone lubricants, it may  occur cross-contamination STD
  • Be careful when  having sex on private beaches, camping ground or any remote places,  especially where culturally huge differences comparison to West culture.   


Turkey Health-Emergency Emergency Contact

Ambulance: 112 (National)

Police: 155 (National )

Tourism Police: (0212) 5274503 ( Istanbul only)

Gendarmery: 156 (National )

Coast Guard: 158 (national )

Fire: 110 (National )

Forest Fire: 177 (National )

Tourism Info: 170 (National )