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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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Most High-Income Clinics in Georgia

As of today, the largest supporter of the medical business is the state budget, accordingly, we offer the top ten of clinics that have received the most funding of the state healthcare program. See the list of clinics together with the funding received within the program. 1.”Geo Hospitals Ltd” – …

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Georgia Has Twice More Graduate Doctors than Europe

Twenty-five universities, out of 75 nation-wide, offer healthcare and medical programs, including 15 institutions which provide six-year programs for graduate health workers, five offering a BA program for paramedics and 20 vocational colleges providing programs for practitioner paramedics. According to the health barometer Curatio, programs for graduated paramedics were completed …

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Cancer Immunotherapy- New Paradigm in Cancer Treatment

Scientific conference was held at Hotel “Tbilisi Marriot” on “CAncer Immunotherapy – New Paradigm in Cancer Treatment”. The conference was organized under the auspices of the pharmaceutical company Roche Georgia and was connected to the introduction of a new, innovative drug in the Georgian pharmaceutical market. Special Speaker Professor Lasar …

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Countries with Major Ratio in Georgia’s Imports of Medications

In 2017, about 12 000 tons of medications were imported to Georgia. Total value of the imports exceeded 354 million USD. This is an unprecedented figure for Georgia, according to Geostat, national statistics service of Georgia. A major part of medications are imported in a packed form, while a small …

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Unclear Perspectives for Improving Situation on Pharmaceutical Market

Government of Georgia has been long trying to tackle problems on pharmaceutical market, however, these attempts have not brought efficient results yet. Both medications and medical services rise in value stage by stage. Patients often express discontent against doctors too, who prescribe more and more medications. Our citizens and nongovernmental …

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Balneological and Health Center to be arranged in Kobuleti

Multifunctional, balneological-health center will be arranged in Kobuleti. The Government of Adjara has already delivered an e-auction for the Center for the construction of 7 482 sq.m of non-agricultural land and 1065.90 sq.m. buildings located on N42, Friendship Street in Kobuleti. The starting price of real estate is 406 500 …

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Innovative Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis Discussed at Scientific Conference

Innovative medicine Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab) enters Georgia’s pharmaceutical market. It is the first and only therapy approved for both primary progressive and relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. . The innovative treatment of the disease was discussed at a scientific conference held under the auspices of company Roche Georgia. The conference was …

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