[Dr. Besim Omer Akalin and population policy in Turkey]

Tip Tarihi Arastirmalari. 1999;9:215-20.
[Article in Turkish]


Dr. B. Omer Akalin who was the founder of modern obstetric and who made efforts on social fields also produced works related with problem of population. Successive wars, infections diseases and child mortality that cause our population decrease. Dr. B. Omer Akalin dealt with necessary precautions for combating against causes that decreases population and for a healty society.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • English Abstract
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • History, 20th Century
  • Obstetrics / history*
  • Public Policy*
  • Turkey

Personal name as subject

  • B Omer