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‘Remarkable’ Therapy Beats Terminal Breast Cancer

Judy Perkins

The life of a woman with terminal breast cancer has been saved by a pioneering new therapy, say US researchers. It involved pumping 90 billion cancer-killing immune cells into her body. Judy Perkins had been given three months to live, but two years later there is no sign of cancer …

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Cancer Medication Recalled from Pharmacy Networks

Taxoter medication has been recalled from Georgian pharmaceutical market. This medication is used against cancer. According to official website of LEPL State Regulation Agency for Medical Activities, the agency has received notification from Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH, under which the specific concentrate of the mentioned medication must be recalled from the …

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#Becauseisayso Raising Awareness of Hypertension

In connection with the International Day of Hypertension, the French pharmaceutical company ‘Servier’ organized a press conference in Georgia as part of the global social project “Talk about the Pressure.” Director of the Georgian pharmaceutical company ‘Servier,’ Maia Khetsuriani; the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of France to Georgia, Pascal Meunier; …

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Salaries in Healthcare Sector Range from 50 to 12 000 GEL

Employment Programs Department of Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Protection has conducted a research work and examined the amount of salaries due to fields. The research work has showed that the highest salary was registered in the health sector, where monthly salary ranges from 50 to 12 000 GEL. …

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China to Assist Georgia in the Implementation of Psychiatric Clinic Project

According to the project, psychiatric hospitals will be built in Telavi and Senaki. The construction site of each hospital will be made in accordance with the agreement signed between the two countries on “Implementation of the Infrastructure Improvement Project of Psychiatric Institutions” and cover approximately 2230 sq.m. Each hospital includes …

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Aversi Medications Are Much Cheaper in Armenia

Absence of Domestic Production and Dependence on Imports Make Medications Expensive. The money ordinary citizens spend on medical services considerably exceeds the financial solvency of the average family in Georgia. This factor places a heavy burden on members of our society, especially the poor. Excessive tariffs on medications aggravate the …

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Mikheil Dundua Appointed as Deputy Health Minister

Two new deputy Health Minsters have been named – professor Zaza Bokhua was appointed the first deputy Health Minster. Before, he was director for Tbilisi State Medical University institute for postgraduate medical education and professional development. Mikheil Dundua is another new deputy Health Minster. He will also lead Social Service …

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Introduction of GMP and GDP Standards in the Pharmaceutical Market Begins

 Pharmaceutical companies will have to maintain European standards within the next few years. The Ministry of Health begins to implement GMP (Good Production Practice) and GDP (Good Distribution Practice) Standard to ensure quality of medicines produced and imported in the country. Additionally, the inspection of pharmaceutical enterprises and distribution networks …

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