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For immediate press release, Turkey Medicals to AA media in a statement reported, ‘The 19 supreme court which noted that the sale of antibiotics in Turkey without a prescription is a misdemeanor. A decision of the Department rules out, an administrative fine should be imposed on the Turkish Pharmacist for each over-the-counter sale.

Allegedly the district prefect and the Istanbul District Health Department teams held 3 separate records on the grounds that they sold Turkish antibiotics without a prescription to patient’s by the Turkish pharmacy, three times and fined 521 Turkish Lira for each violation.

The fined Pharmacist’s in Turkey appealed against the Administrative fines, was rejected by the Magistrate.


When the Turkish Ministry of Justice requested a Violation of the Law, the Chief Prosecutor of Supreme Court of the Republic of Turkey stepped in. Misdemeanor pharmacist about 3 times over-the-counter antibiotics sold bet for each drug, including once three times 52 TL penalty was cut, drawing attention to the Turkey Attorney General’s office, 5326 misdemeanor law 15/2. in the case of more than one offense of the same offense, an administrative fine shall be imposed separately in respect of each offense in Turkey.

For misdemeanors that can be committed with a nonstop verb, therefore, the verb is considered odd until an administrative sanction decision is made,’ he said. In case of the act of selling antibiotics in Turkey without a prescription paper, 3 different minutes were issued and 3 separate administrative sanctions decisions were made, so all sales had to be considered a single act.

The number 309 of the Turkish Code of Criminal Procedure no.5271, on the grounds that there is no hit in the decision in writing instead of the acceptance of the application in this direction, without regard to the fact that Turkish administrative sanctions cannot be decided separately for each drug. in accordance with the article, it is requested that the said decision be violated in the interest of the law “.


Law numbered 19 to discuss Turkish ministry’s request for cancellation of the sentence. He sent it to the Turkish Criminal Division in Ankara Bakanlık. The Members of the Circle found the decision of the magistrate’s refusal in place. In the Turkish Supreme Court 19.


The following statements were given;

* 1/2 of law 1262. in the article ‘those who are legitimate to give with a Turkish medical prescription, but against a prescription and others without a prescription in Turkey boundaries, are sold exclusively in Turkish business pharmacies and Turkish pharmaceutical stores in accordance with the law ‘ with the regulation of the act that constitutes a misdemeanor is defined ‘.

* 15/2 of Law No. 5326. if the same misdemeanor is committed more than once, an administrative fine is imposed separately for each misdemeanor.

* For misdemeanors that can be committed with a continuous verb, therefore, the verb is considered single until the decision on administrative sanctions is made, with the arrangement of’ only in terms of misdemeanors that can be committed with a continuous verb, it has been accepted that it will be considered a single verb until the administrative sanction is applied.

It was unanimously decided to reject the request of the Turkish Attorney General of the Turkish Supreme Court to violate the Law, which is not seen in place, because it cannot be said that “selling drugs without a prescription that must be sold with a misdemeanor prescription is an uninterrupted act due to the fact that they are performed at different times and with different transactions.” was said.

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Turkey's world-renowned organ transplant specialist. Dr. Demirbaş has 104 international publications and 102 national publications.

Physician's Resume:

Born on August 7, 1963 in Çorum, Prof. Dr. Alper Demirbaş has been continuing his work as the President of MedicalPark Antalya Hospital Organ Transplantation Center since 2008.

Prof. who performed the first tissue incompatible kidney transplant in Turkey, the first blood type incompatible kidney transplant, the first kidney-pancreas transplant program and the first cadaveric donor and live donor liver transplant in Antalya. Dr. As of August 2016, Alper Demirbaş has performed 4900 kidney transplants, 500 liver transplants and 95 pancreas transplants.

In addition to being the chairman of 6 national congresses, he has also been an invited speaker at 12 international and 65 national scientific congresses. Dr. Alper Demirbaş was married and the father of 1 girl and 1 boy.


Eczacibasi Medical Award of 2002, Akdeniz University Service Award of 2005, Izder Medical Man of the Year Award of 2006, BÖHAK Medical Man of the Year Award of 2007, Sabah Mediterranean Newspaper Scientist of the Year Award of 2007, ANTIKAD Scientist of the Year Award of 2009, Social Ethics Association Award of 2010, Işık University Medical Man of the Year Award of 2015, VTV Antalya's Brand Value Award of 2015.


Doctor of Medicine Degree Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Ankara, General Surgeon Ministry of Health Turkey EKFMG (0-477-343-8), University of Miami School of Medicine Member of Multiple Organ Transplant, ASTS Multiorgan Transplant Scholarship. Lecturer at Kyoto University. Lecturer at University of Essen, Research assistant at the University of Cambridge .

Professional Members:

American Society of Transplant Surgeons, American Transplantation Society Nominated, Middle East and Southern Africa Council Transplantation Society 2007, International Liver Transplantation Association, Turkish Transplantation Association, Turkish Society of Surgery, Turkish Hepatobiliary Surgery Association.


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