The first Cabinet of the Presidential System of Government was announced by the President H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Dr. Fahrettin Koca was appointed as the new Minister of Health.
Dr. Fahrettin Koca was born in Konya in 1965. He completed his preliminary and secondary education in Konya, and high school education at Bursa Male High School. He earned the degree of medical doctor in 1988 after graduating from Istanbul University Medical School. He completed his specialization training at Istanbul University Cerrahpaşa Medical School in the field of Pediatrics and became Pediatrician in 1995.
He worked as a medical doctor and medical director at various health facilities, and carried out important progresses in line with the health transformation policies of Turkey at the health institutions that he founded and directed.
He is a member of Turkish Pediatrics Institution, Pediatric Metabolism and Nutrition Association, Istanbul Chamber of Commerce Health Profession Committee and Association of Private Hospitals and Health Institutions.
He speaks English. He is married and father of four.