Health Systems and Policy Research

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Experiences of Clinic Nurses Regarding Diabetes Education in Turkey√?¬Ę√?‚?¨√?‚?Ę Health System

Sevgin Samancioglu, Renginar Ozturk Donmez, Hamdiye Arda Surucu, Ayfer Bayindir Cevik

The Royal Government of Bhutan emphasizes the importance of traditional medicine as an integral part of National Healthcare System. Except in Thimphu, where National Traditional Medicine Hospital provides services separately, Traditional Medicine Units are attached to modern medicine services at Regional, District Hospitals and BHUs under same roof. Traditional Medicine practitioners work closely with allopathic practitioners with referral of patients to each other. Traditional Medicine treats from a common cold to chronic diseases such as neurological disorders to emerging Non Communicable Diseases such as hypertension and diabetes. The concept of holistic approach to healing of body, mind and soul is well received and has gained popularity both nationally and globally. With the establishment of Department of Traditional Medicine Services in 2013, evident based researches have begun to meet the international standard.