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Tributes paid to Turkish heart transplant pioneer, 89

Tributes have been paid to a late surgeon who performed Turkey’s first ever heart transplant operation more than 50 years ago. Dr Kemal Bayazıt passed away on Wednesday, 26 June, aged 89 due to multiple organ failure, an announcement by a doctor at the Istanbul hospital where he was being treated said. Sharing the sad […]

Who was Mihri Müşfik?

  In the patriarchal world of Turks, it’s easy to overlook the many amazing women who have dared to be different, pioneering a new path for others to follow. Mihri Müşfik was one such lady. Of Circassian ancestry and the daughter of a military doctor, she was born in Kadıköy, Istanbul, on 26 February 1886, and […]

Turkish Cypriots mourn loss of trailblazer Kamran Aziz

Kamran Aziz, one of the most significant Turkish Cypriot personalities of the past century, has died aged 95. She had been unwell for some time, receiving treatment at Lefkoşa Dr. Burhan Nalbantoğlu Hospita and was discharged yesterday. She passed away at her home in the early hours of this morning. Kamran Hanım was a lady of many […]