Health And Contagious Diseases In Izmir During 1960s

During 1960s, in Turkey, awareness of health, expansion of health services and efforts of educating health personnel started to increase. The presence of Ege University made Izmir a health center. Unfortunately there were still contagious diseases and they were threatening the public health. In this article the contagious diseases of the period and the precautions against those diseases are discussed. Subject is discussed specific to Izmir. After the health instutions are mentioned briefly the contagious diseases are examined.