Health Care and Medical Industry Worker's Day in Turkmenistan Date in the current year: July 21, 2017

Health Care and Medical Industry Worker's Day in Turkmenistan Health Care and Medical Industry Worker's Day is a professional holiday, that is observed in Turkmenistan on July 21. This holiday brings together all health experts regardless their specific field of activity.

The first celebration of this holiday took place on July 21, 2009. The date of the holiday was chosen to commemorate the day, when the Saglyk state program was adopted on July 21, 1995. This program aims at radical reformation of the health care system of Turkmenistan and leads it to the new level.

In the early years of program implementation, the emphasis was made on health of mothers and their children, particularly, it supported breastfeeding, immunization, combined treatment of childhood diseases. Program also focused attention on healthy lifestyle and fight against infectious diseases (malaria, whooping cough, rubella, polio, measles).

Medical workers accept congratulations and words of gratitude for their work on Health Care and Medical Industry Worker's Day. Opening events of new health facilities are often timed to coincide with this professional holiday.

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Professional Days

Country

Turkmenistan

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