Under the leadership of Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality, with the support of the Turkish Cancer Research and Control Association and the philanthropist Saffet Arslan, the foundation of the Post-Treatment Care Center for Cancer Patients, which will set an example for Turkey, was laid. President Büyükkılıç stated that a first was made in Turkey and that Kayseri would become a very important center and said that the best service would be given to cancer patients.
In addition to Mayor Büyükkılıç, Kayseri Governor Şehmus Günaydın, AK Party Provincial President Şaban Çopuroğlu, Melikgazi Mayor Mustafa Palancıoğlu, Kocasinan Mayor Ahmet Çolakbayrakdar, Talas Municipality, were invited to the groundbreaking ceremony of the Post-Treatment Care Center for Cancer Patients, which took place across Erciyes University in the Erenköy District of Melikgazi District. President Mustafa Yalçın, Hacılar Mayor Bilal Özdoğan, ERU Rector Prof. Dr. Mustafa Çalış, Kayseri Provincial Gendarmerie Commander Colonel Nadir Çelik, Provincial Police Chief Kamil Karabörk, Provincial Health Director Ali Ramazan Benli, Provincial Director of Environment and Urbanization Sibel Livdumlu, Kayseri Chamber of Commerce President Ömer Gülsoy, philanthropic businessperson Saffet Arslan, Turkish Cancer Research and Warfare Head of the Kayseri Branch of the Institution Prof. Dr. M. Akif Özdemir, bureaucrats and guests attended.
“WE ARE WORKING TOGETHER TO MAKE KAYSERİ A HEALTH CENTER”
President Büyükkılıç, who spoke in the program that started after the National Anthem and a moment of silence, stated that they are working together to make Kayseri a center of health and said, “We especially thank our President. We would like to thank them for their support both for our City Hospital and our Faculty of Medicine. International Health Services Inc. We made a deal with We are taking care to make Kayseri the center of health tourism," he said.
“WE ARE AWARE OF MAKING A FIRST IN TURKEY”
Emphasizing that a first was achieved in Turkey, President Büyükkılıç stated that there is no such organization, that when this project is completed, a first in Turkey will be achieved and that he will provide the best service to the patients and their families who will experience the convalescence period, with the philosophy of 'Let people live so that the state can live'. Reminding that they are the grandchildren of an ancestor who established a foundation for storks with broken legs, Büyükkılıç said, “Thank God, we are building our guesthouse, which we are in the process of finishing, right here in front of the emergency room, instead of people lying in the parking lot with their blankets in their car. We are doing a similar thing to our City Hospital, right across our new Faculty of Medicine. He said:
Emphasizing the importance of early diagnosis in cancer treatments, Büyükkılıç said, “We do not hope that no one gets cancer, that it is diagnosed early, that treatment is provided, that it is not neglected, but besides these, every living thing will taste death. We are aware that it is inevitable for us to provide such a service by allowing them to live.
“HAND TO HAND WITH OUR PRESIDENT, WE CONTINUE TO PROVIDE OUR SERVICES TO KAYSERİ”
President Büyükkılıç said that Kayseri is a city that is a candidate to become the center of trade and industry as well as health tourism and that carries out the necessary studies in this regard, and said: Kayseri fills a gap with the services provided in the field of health, it serves the region, and we are aware of this. Our Erciyes University is already our pride. He has become the pride of our country and the world's humanity with the work he has done on vaccines thanks to the Faculty of Medicine. We pray and thank them for this. I would like to remind you here that we will support them in every way, inshallah. With public institutions, non-governmental organizations, philanthropists, and most importantly with our ministers, deputies, government and all of us. zamWe continue to render our services to our Kayseri, hand in hand and heart to heart, with our esteemed President, who is with us at every moment and does not spare his support for our city in every issue”.
President Büyükkılıç also talked about the ongoing projects in Kayseri and said that it is a city that does not cause the troubles of metropolitan cities, with a sense of belonging, in solidarity.
President Büyükkılıç also invited unvaccinated citizens to be vaccinated in order to gain social immunity.
“OUR PRESIDENT'S SACRIFICE IS REALLY GREAT”
Charitable business person Saffet Arslan, who was presented flowers by President Büyükkılıç for his support, said, “Our President's sacrifice is really great, it is perhaps one of the highest points of valuing our people. Do not welcome our guests at the time of death as they deserve. I am proud to contribute to this as well. Thank you to our president," he said.
Governor Şehmus Günaydın, on the other hand, stated that Kayseri is a city known for its philanthropy, and the Mayor of the Metropolitan Municipality, Dr. While thanking everyone, especially Memduh Büyükkılıç, Melikgazi Mayor Mustafa Palancıoğlu stated that this project will be an exemplary project in Turkey.
Mehmet Akif Özdemir, Head of Kayseri Branch of Turkish Cancer Research and Control Institution, also emphasized the importance of the center to be built in Kayseri and thanked those who contributed. After the speeches, the first foundation of the project was laid by pressing the button, accompanied by prayers by the protocol.
IT WILL BE THE FIRST AND ONLY IN TURKEY
The project, prepared by the Kayseri Metropolitan Municipality in order to ensure that the patients who have lost their medical hope, spend the last stages of their lives in better conditions, will be carried out with the support of the Turkish Association of Cancer Research and Control Association Kayseri Branch and the philanthropic businessman Saffet Arslan. In the Cancer Patients Post-Treatment Care Center project, which will be the first and only in Turkey and will be built on a total construction area of 3 thousand 324 square meters, besides 24 separate patient rooms where the patient and a companion will be, Hobby Room, Polyclinic Room, Rest Room, Nurse Room, Social Areas. will also be included.