COVID-19 hotline launched all around Turkey

The scheme to to oversee the supervision of COVID-19 inspections and collects tipoffs from citizens regarding the violation of measures

A scheme called the Provincial Health Inspection Center (İSDEM) has become operational across Turkey. İSDEM to oversee the supervision of COVID-19 inspections and collects tipoffs from citizens regarding the violation of measures in place to curb the spread of the outbreak.

The purpose of İSDEM is to plan and coordinate inspection works as well as coordinate the teams on the ground and answer to complaints from the public. The centers operate on a 24/7 basis in all cities.

18,000 teams authorized

Some 18,000 teams with 65,000 personnel have been authorized to carry out inspection work since the launch of İSDEM.

The centers pass the complaints and tipoffs received through several hotlines and the mobile application HES, the acronym for “Hayat Eve Sığar” (Life Fits into Home), regarding violations onto the teams. On the first day of the countrywide launch of the scheme, some 1,600 complaints received and more than 5,000 inspections handled.

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