CHP Covid-19 Advisory Board, which has been working at the CHP Headquarters since the beginning of the pandemic process, gathered once again today under the chairmanship of CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu.
It was pointed out that the Ministry of Health's failure to carry out the process transparently creates a heavy cost to the public, and that our citizens pay this with their lives and additionally heavy financial losses. Emphasizing that transparency should be the basis of the fight against the epidemic, CHP Chairman Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu once again said, "The state does not lie to its citizens, especially when it comes to the health of the people".
Although the Ministry of Health reported that 10 thousand 2020 citizens died due to COVID-19 from March to 15 December 751, in the same period, the deaths of 11 thousand 9 citizens due to COVID-19 and infectious diseases were recorded in 29 metropolitan and 669 provincial municipalities. It was evaluated as a proof of being distant.
Covidien-19 and infectious diseases, the Ministry of Health because we lost all our citizens, our fellow citizens who died in Turkey in general was found to be 2,5 times the truth. On the other hand, the Board drew attention to the need to prepare an Immediate Vaccination Emergency Action Plan and underlined the need for a detailed roadmap on access and rapid implementation of the vaccine.
In the light of all this information, the CHP COVID-19 Advisory Board called for a "full closure of at least 14 days, ideally 28 days". It was emphasized that only then, cases and deaths will decrease.
In the meeting, CHP leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu emphasized that “direct income support should be given to all our citizens who lost their jobs and had to close their workplaces in the light of the bans imposed so far” said that a remedy should be produced with social state responsibility for tens of thousands of bleeding tradesmen and millions of employees. . CHP leader Kılıçdaroğlu said, “Tradesmen should be given rent support. Our citizens who are unemployed should be given income support from the Unemployment Insurance Fund as they deserve. The government should provide paid leave opportunities to all employees whose workplaces are closed in the pandemic by ending the unpaid leave application with direct income support. All citizens who have difficulty in payment should be provided with free water, electricity and natural gas for at least one month. Not by debt, not by sending IBAN number; It should reach the public by providing direct income support. Moreover, according to the Provincial Hygiene Law, those who govern the country have to meet the subsistence and basic expenses of the citizens who are subject to isolation. "If we were in power today, we would do all of these," he said.
The important agenda item of this week's meeting was the evaluations on the coronavirus. The Advisory Board states that our country needs at least 150 million doses of vaccine, that the government's statements that 50 million doses of vaccine will come from China so far will not be sufficient to control the epidemic, and the government should seek to obtain other vaccines and act faster in order to reach the required vaccine amount. determined the necessity.
In addition, as all scientists have stated, the Board emphasizes the importance of all vaccines that have undergone phase 3, biosecurity tests and proven effectiveness in terms of public health, and they support the rapid production of vaccines that meet these conditions and the CHP closely monitors both the procurement and distribution of the vaccine. announced that.
The CHP COVID-19 Advisory Board, which consists of experts, scientists and CHP executives, includes the following names:
- CHP Vice President Fethi Açıkel
- Prof. Dr. Sinan Adiyaman
- Vice President of CHP Veli Ağbaba
- prof. Dr. Atilla Stephan Atac
- Gamze Akkuş Ilgezdi, Vice President of the CHP
- Prof. Dr. Ozlem Azap Kurt
- CHP Secretary General Selin Sayek Böke
- Assoc. Dr. Osman Elbek
- CHP TBMM Group Deputy Chairman Özgür Özel
- Assoc. Dr. Caghan Kizil
- CHP PM Member Murat Emir
- Prof. Dr. Kayihan Pala
- CHP PM Member Gaye Usluer
- Prof. Dr. Sevilay Senol Celik
- CHP PM Member Aylin Yaman
- Assoc. Dr. Cavit Işık Yavuz
- CHP Parliament Health Commission CHP SözcüSü Ali Şeker
- CHP Istanbul Deputy Aykut Erdoğdu
- CHP Istanbul Provincial Chair Canan Kaftancıoğlu