|Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health: Improvement of the Right to Health for Seasonal Women and Child Workers through Mobile Health Services|
Grantee: Harran University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health
Grant Amount: 15.000 TL
Partner(s): Sanliurfa Governor’s Office, Provincial Health Directorate, Sanliurfa Metropolitan UniversityDuration: 1 November 2007 – 30 September 2008
Women between the ages of 15 and 49 and who work as seasonal agricultural workers in fields surrounding the city of Sanliurfa
To make the target audience better equipped to seek and use health services, including reproductive health; to raise the vaccination rates among the pregnant and minors up to 90% as a minimum; to make sure that minimum 90% of birth deliveries are made with the help of health personnel; and to set up a model health service infrastructure. The overall goal is to set up a model which makes it possible for seasonal female agricultural workers, including their dependants and children, to have access to better and affordable health services, and answer the needs of workers’ personal needs. The model is expected to be useful for implementation in other cities and areas.