Volunteer Turkish doctors wait in the departure hall of Istanbul Airport before their departure to Niger on August 08, 2019 in Istanbul, Turkey.
The volunteers from Worldwide Doctors (Yeryuzu Doktorlari), a Turkish non-governmental organization, departed for Niger on Thursday to provide health support and deliver aid ahead of the upcoming Eid al-Adha — the festival of sacrifice.
Ayse Nur Sarialan, the project coordinator, told Anadolu Agency that the group had organized aid activities for Eid al-Adha since 2005. “We will operate in a total of eight countries being Chad, Niger, Yemen, Somali, Palestine, Tanzania, Afghanistan and Syria,” she said. She said that a group of ten volunteers was traveling to Niger along with 66 aid packages containing medicine and food. Sarialan said the group would provide medical screening in Chad and Niger and the the group would hold aid activities in the other countries.
CENTER FOR AFRICAN STUDIES
Center for Africa Studies (AFRAM) which located in Ankara, is an organization facilitating under the administration of African Affairs Council (AFAC). It makes various researches about Africa to enhance economic and cultural bounds between Africa and Turkey. AFRAM’s publishings has been shared with different institutions as they require to obtain.
Africa Observatory is one the publishing of AFRAM and it has been published each two weeks. It has been delivered to different institutions via e-mail.