Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur Ibrahim Altay conducted inspections on Konya Mobile Eye and Mobile Dental Units, which provide services for those affected by the earthquake in Hatay. Mayor Altay stated, "Our mobile units, which we have implemented with the contribution of civil society organizations in Konya, meet an important need in the earthquake zone. With the help of state-citizen solidarity, we will overcome the wounds of this century's disaster.
Konya Metropolitan Municipality Mayor Uğur Ibrahim Altay visited the mobile units prepared in collaboration with civil society organizations in Konya.
Mayor Altay stated that they made great efforts as Konya to rebuild Hatay, which suffered great destruction due to the earthquakes on February 6. He said that the mobile eye and mobile dental units implemented with the contribution of civil society organizations in Konya met an important need in the earthquake zone.
Mayor Altay mentioned that they visited the mobile units in the earthquake zone and tried to boost the morale of the earthquake victims. He said, "Our Oral and Dental Health Diagnosis and Treatment Vehicle, which we implemented with the Konya Dental Association, and our Mobile Eye Care Unit, which we prepared in collaboration with the Konya Opticians and Eyeglasses Association, continue to provide services for earthquake-stricken. I convey the thanks and prayers of the citizens who benefited from our health services in Hatay to the people of Konya. With the help of state-citizen solidarity, we will overcome the wounds of this century's disaster."
The earthquake victims who received health services from the mobile dental and eye care units also thanked the Konya Metropolitan Municipality for their support.
Since the Oral and Dental Health Diagnosis and Treatment Vehicle started serving in the earthquake zone in Hatay, it has performed dental examinations and treatments for 1,357 citizens, while the mobile eye care unit conducted eye examinations for 1,131 people.