WHAT IS HERA?

Health Recording Application

HERA is a mobile health application, made by Medical Rescue Association, which is funded by Grand Challenges Canada. It is developed for Syrian women refugees in Turkey to increase their prenatal care and the vaccination rates.

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PURPOSE OF HERA

Hera Project aims to have an increase on vaccination and prenatal care among Syrian women in Turkey under the temporary protection, prevent the possible health problems of infant and mother and therefore decrease the death rates.

PROJECT TEAM

Aral SÜRMELİ

Project Leader

Graduated from Acibadem University School of Medicine. He is doing...

Serim Hande TARCAN

Project Leader

Graduated from Acibadem University School of Medicine. She has minor...

Mehtap AYDIN

Project Officer

After completing her undergraduate education in Biology, she is continuing...

Pınar ERÇELİK

Project Coordinator

Had her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bahçeşehir University. She...

Selin DENİZ

translator

She studies at the Anesthesia Department of Kocaeli University. In...

Aral SÜRMELİ

Position: Project Leader
Email: a.surmeli@medak.org.tr

Graduated from Acibadem University School of Medicine. He is doing his Master of Public Health in Harvard University T.H. Chan Public Health School. He is the co-founder, the board member, and the vice president of Medical Rescue Association (MEDAK) in Turkey.

Serim Hande TARCAN

Position: Project Leader
Email: h.tarcan@medak.org.tr

Graduated from Acibadem University School of Medicine. She has minor degrees in Psychology and Molecular Biology and Genetics. She has been participating in the projects of MEDAK as a volunteer project consultant since 2014.

Mehtap AYDIN

Position: Project Officer
Email: m.aydin@medak.org.tr

After completing her undergraduate education in Biology, she is continuing her doctorate studies in Biotechnology in Yeditepe University.

Pınar ERÇELİK

Position: Project Coordinator
Email: p.ercelik@medak.org.tr

Had her undergraduate degree in Psychology from Bahçeşehir University. She received her title as developmental psychologist after completing her graduate studies in Applied Developmental Psychology at Özyeğin University. She is working at Medical Rescue Association (Medak) as the Project Coordinator of Hera. She is responsible for the field trainings.

Selin DENİZ

Position: translator
Email: s.deniz@medak.org.tr

She studies at the Anesthesia Department of Kocaeli University. In addition to being involved in projects for immigrants, she works as a translator in Arabic, English and Turkish languages in HERA project.