With the formation of the academic staff of Malatya Turgut Özal University (MTU) Faculty of Medicine, the establishment of new medical units in the Ministry of Health Malatya Turgut Özal University Training and Research Hospital continues without slowing down.
Malatya Turgut Özal University Rector Prof. Dr. Aysun BAY KARABULUT, Chief Physician of Malatya Turgut Özal University Training and Research Hospital Prof. Dr. Erdal AKTÜRK, Vice Rector Prof. Dr. Murat ALADAĞ, Dean of Faculty of Medicine Prof. Dr. Ergün KUTLUSOY, Medical Biochemistry Assist. Prof. Dr. Tuğba Raika KIRAN and Önder OTLU made examinations in the newly established Traditional and Complementary Medicine Center and laboratories within MTU Training and Research Hospital.
Patient Admission Started at GETAT Center
“Traditional and Complementary Medicine is used and supported at a very advanced level in the few countries of the world that have achieved success in technology and in the fields we can describe as contemporary medicine today” said Rector Prof. Dr. Aysun Bay Karabulut, and added “We have received the authority to practice in seven areas permitted by the relevant regulation in our ‘Traditional and Complementary Medicine Practices (GETAT)’ center, which was newly established within our Training and Research Hospital, and we have started to accept patients. These applications are Acupuncture, Phytotherapy, Mesotherapy, Prolotherapy, Apitherapy, Hirudotherapy (Leech Therapy) and Cup (Hacamat) applications. These practices are carried out in one-to-one hospital conditions, by observing the rules of hygiene, and most importantly, by our expert staff. We know that the number of patients applying to our GETAT center is increasing day by day and we anticipate that the interest of our people will continue to increase in the future.”
Rector Prof. Dr. Karabulut said, “As Malatya Turgut Özal University, we are not only establishing our GETAT Center, but also establishing its application and research centers one by one. Our goal is not only to practice, but also to be in an education and research center in this field. “
Importance of Laboratory Studies Revealed with Covid 19
Stating that the COVID-19 pandemic process reveals the importance of laboratory studies, Rector Karabulut stated in her examinations at the Central Laboratory, “As a medical biochemist; I am an academic who has observed how important a good laboratory organization is for a hospital. In this context, our central laboratory and its units are serving our patients and physicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, with new generation devices required by modern medicine and our experienced laboratory staff.” Expressed her statements and said, “Our laboratory staff; apart from the central laboratory within our training and research hospital, they work with separate units in our pediatric and obstetrics hospital and emergency medicine clinic to provide fast and accurate laboratory results. In the next period, we will provide the necessary infrastructure and academic support for the measurement of research parameters that our clinicians will need, as well as the existing routine laboratory analyzes.”