Near East University Hospital organised a neonatal resuscitation program to which a lot of doctors, nurses and health personnel attended. It was announced that health staff from Near East University Hospital, Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia, Kyrenia Dr. Akçiçek State Hospital and Famagusta State Hospital, attended the neonatal resuscitation program and were informed on up to date developments in the field while provided applied training.

With the suggestions of The American Academy of Paediatrics and American Heart Association, Institute of Public Health of Turkey and Turkish Association of Neonatology carried out the Neonatal Resuscitation Program at Near East University Hospital with public health teams from Istanbul Directorate of Health. Furthermore, it was expressed that the organiser of the event was Neonatal Specialist from the Near East University Hospital Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ceyhun Dalkan and he made a statement regarding the matter and expressed that a number of health personnel from Near East University Hospital, Dr. Suat Günsel University of Kyrenia, Kyrenia Dr. Akçiçek State Hospital and Famagusta State Hospital, attended the neonatal resuscitation program over 3 days. Over this period the were provided theoretical information and applied training on a plastic model.

In addition to the above, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ceyhun Dalkan expressed that information on developments regarding the reduction of the risks caused by an increased use of oxygen and interventions needed to be carried out during birth was provided to the participants.

Furthermore, it was pointed out that it was essential to have at least one person who owns an NRP (neonatal resuscitation program) certificate since this is necessary to prevent possible injuries.


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ceyhun Dalkan: “Oxygen deficiency during neonatal period is a significant problem!”
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ceyhun Dalkan expressed that as it is the case in many countries around the world, oxygen deficiency during neonatal period is a significant problem. Therefore, immediate and correct intervention to babies which encounter such a deficiency is seen vital. In this regard, she congratulated all the health personnel who were about to complete their education and training on this issue.

In addition to the above, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ceyhun Dalkan stated that specialists and nurses of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, along with Department of Child Health and Diseases ought to get regular education and training to keep themselves up-to-date with latest developments. He ended his words by stating that this was the reason why the current education and training was being offered at the Near East University Hospital.