Chest Diseases in Refugees Living in a Tent Camp and in Turkish Citizens Living in the District: Ceylanpinar Experience


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Kurtulus S., Sak Z. H. A. , Can R.

TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL, vol.19, no.3, pp.117-121, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 19 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/turkthoracj.2018.17070
  • Journal Name: TURKISH THORACIC JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.117-121

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Displacement, for whatever reason, is an urgent situation that affects both the migrant and the migratory society in a holistic manner, and that especially hurts Middle Eastern societies. Studies show that health problems experienced as a result of immigration are important in terms of cost reduction and quality of life. This study aimed to investigate chest diseases (CD) among refugees living in a tent camp and Turkish citizens living in the district Sanliurfa Ceylanpinar which is located in the South East of the Turkey.