The Health Centers, located on the Main and East Campuses, provide health services to students and personnel. The services are provided for all Bilkent University students. The Health Centers offer the services of a public health specialist, a pediatrician, a neurologist, five general practitioners, two gynecologists, two ophthalmologists, two psychiatrists, a dermatologist, an orthopedist, a dentist, a radiologist, an ENT specialist, and six nurses, three emergency medical technicians and one paramedic. The Centers have two in-house laboratories for immediate medical analysis such as blood count, urine analysis, blood chemistry and a unit for X-Ray and ultrasonographic examinations. Medicines are available on prescription at the Main Campus pharmacy and the pharmacies at Bilkent 2, in Ankuva Bilkent Center, on Tunus street. A physician and a nurse are both on duty at the Health Centers in the Main and East Campuses 24 hours a day, including weekends. In case of emergencies, there is an ambulance accompanied by Health Center’s doctors, on duty 24 hours a day to take patients, to hospitals in Ankara.
- Prevention against contagious diseases
- Medical examinations and first aid treatment
- Supervision of patients’ recovery in certain cases and provision of relevant medical services
- Conducting research into the environmental health conditions on campus and reporting the results to the university administration
- Health education programs to students and staff on general medical and health issues and first aid (providing certificates for the first aid education by the government health authorities)
Applying to the Health Center
The Health Center is the first place that students get in contact in the event of illness or injury. Initial treatment or first aid would be carried out at the Health Center and, if necessary, the patient may be referred to a specialist or hospital which has an agreement with the University.
The Health Mutual Aid Fund
Every student registering at Bilkent becomes a member of the Health Mutual Aid Fund which provides financial support to the Health Center. The Fund pays for routine medical services for students.
ON CAMPUS PHARMACY
Name of the Pharmacy
|Next to the Main Campus Health Center.||290 1483|
Health Centers Contact Information
Main Campus: 266 4337 or ext. 1666 / 1304 / 1392
East Campus: 266 5142 or ext. 5057
At all hours and in case of emergency: 266 40 50 or 266 40 51, ext. 6666
Web page: www.bilkent.edu.tr/~bilheal
Contact Persons: Ms. Ülker Türksoy, M.D. is the Director at the Main Campus Health Center, and Ms. Jale Erten, M.D. is the Director at the East Campus Health Center.