The School Health Unit that consists of a doctor and two nurses provides preventive health, treatment and polyclinic services for students and staff. The unit also informs the parents about students’ health problems and treatments and ensures hygiene conditions in all school units. The unit organizes all obligatory vaccination programs – required by the Ministry of Health – and all other vaccination programs. The School Health Unit informs the school administration and parents about contagious diseases, attends the monthly meetings of school menu committee, and checks the catering staff in school as well as the kitchens. They also inform the administration about measures that need to be taken to address possible health threats in school. The School Health Unit offers first aid training for staff and participates in the big organizations held at school for health support.
Our infirmary has an examination and intervention room, a patient room with two beds, and a patient information desk. The infirmary has all the necessary medical equipment for examination, emergency reaction and clinical monitoring.
On the other hand, according to the Occupational Health and Safety Law No:6331- dated June 30, 2012, we have an Occupational Health and Safety Unit which is responsible from the health of all staff and checking the working conditions and conditions during the educational activities against the health and security risks and taking preventive, protective working measures.
In addition to this, an independent company carries out hygiene supervisions in the kitchen and in the school based on a contact with the company. Then, measures are taken to fix negative findings.
Sanitation Center carries out the school drinking water’s bacteriological and chemical analyses once in three months. An independent company controls water five times every month. Moreover, medical waste is collected from our unit every month, based on a contract.
All of our students have “ personal accident insurance” against possible accidents during the school hours, “seat” insurance against the accidents on the school buses and “financial responsibility” insurance against the accidents in the school cafeterias.
Besides, we have a yearly agreement with a professional ambulance company for all kinds of accidents in school.