More and more foreign doctors are applying for jobs in Turkey following a recent statutory decree change that allowed foreign doctors and nurses to work in Turkey.
The new change, introduced on November 3rd, has seen more than 2,000 foreign doctors apply for jobs since the change. Doctors from established nations such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom and even the United States have all shown an interest in working in Turkey.
The change calls for a 5 percent quota of the total number of doctors in Turkey to be allowed to be foreign nationals. There are currently 120,000 doctors in Turkey, meaning that there can be a total of up to 6,000 foreign doctors in Turkey, competition is fierce. However there is no quota for the total number of foreign nurses that can work in Turkey; there are expectations that more than 50,000 foreign nurses could be employed in Turkey in the future.The number of foreign people looking to work in Turkey is on the rise in recent years as Turkey becomes a more popular destination due to the positives to be had in Turkey. The amazing lifestyle and culture of Turkey is drawing foreigners from all over the world to come to Turkey.