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Almost 180,000 Syrian refugee babies born in Turkey

Image of Syrian children at a refugee camp in Turkey [Anadolu]
Image of Syrian children at a refugee camp in Turkey [Anadolu]

As many as 177,568 babies have been born to Syrian refugees in Turkey over almost six years.

Sources in the Turkish health ministry told Anadolu news agency that about three million Syrians who are subject to the law of temporary protection benefit from health services free of charge across the country's public hospitals.

According to the same sources, Turkey has established 65 specialised health centres to provide medical services for Syrian refugees while the health ministry will establish an additional 500 centres across the country.

During the period from April 2011 till the end of September last year, Turkish hospitals and health centres have treated millions of cases for the almost three million Syrian refugees living on Turkish soil.

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