The WHO Country Office in Turkey was established in 1959 in Ankara as the focal point for WHO technical cooperation in the country. Its priorities are set out in the biennial collaborative agreement between WHO/Europe and Turkey. The Office implements the agreement in close collaboration with national institutions and international partner agencies.

Biennial Collaborative Agreement (BCA) 2020-2021

Response to the pandemic

Latest updates page: Turkey

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Turkey
Turan Güneş Bulvarı Kudüs Caddesi 180 E(Y)
PARK ORAN OFIS fl. 7 ap. 20
Ankara 06550
Tel.: +903124961489
Fax: +90 312 496 1488

WHO Project Office, Gaziantep
Pancarlı Mahallesi
58026 Sokak No: 8
Şehitkamil, Gaziantep 27060
Tel.: +90 342 2205378

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
Mithatpaşa Cad. No 3
Ankara 06434
Tel.: +90 312 5856701, +90 312 5856666
Fax: +90 312 4339885

European Immunization Week

Each year in April, EIW promotes the core message that the immunization of every child is vital to prevent diseases and protect life. The goal of the region-wide campaign is to increase vaccination coverage by raising awareness of the importance of immunization.

Go to EIW2020 campaign site

Data and statistics


Life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2011)

More data and statistics