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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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American Hospital to Open in Tbilisi

A multiprofile clinic will launch operation in Georgia as part of Georgian-Azerbaijani investment. project, Block Group executive director Tornike Janashvili told the Commersant. Block Group will hold a 50% stake in the project, he said. The hospital will be built in the place of the former Traumatology Hospital between Chkheidze …

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Construction of American Hospital to Start in 6 Months

Construction of American hospital will start in 6 months, nearby Lisi lake ”Green City”. According to chairman of supervisory board TBC Group Mamuka Khazaradze, business-plan and project has completed by American group ”Forum” specialized in medicine. Hospital will be managed and operated by American company ”Nova”. “If you have a …

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Expired and Unlicensed Medications Detected on Pharmaceutical Market

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Over the past year, Medical Activities Regulatory State Agency has carried out 883 measures for control of violations of pharmaceutical activities. Activities including lawbreakings were found in 821 cases, including 33 facts of turnover of unpermitted pharmaceutical products; 68 facts of violation of rules for annihilation of expired pharmaceutical products, …

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93 Doctors Stripped of State Certificates in 2017

Professional Development Board of LEPL Medical Activity State Regulation Agency had examined professional responsibility issue of 305 doctors. Professional responsibility was imposed on 300 doctors, while 3 cases were postponed after submission of additional information from law enforcement structures. According to the 2017 report of the agency, writing warning was …

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Chinese HUALING Enters Georgian Insurance Market

Chinese HUALING GROUP has entered insurance market. Hualing Insurance, the company subsidiary, plans to offer property risks insurance and health insurance products. The company has already obtained life and nonlife insurance licenses. Hualing Insurance was established on December 11, 2017. The company director General is David Kakabadze. It should be …

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Georgian Healthcare Group to Make $50 million Investment in 2018

Nikoloz Gamkrelidze

Nikoloz Gamkrelidze, head of Georgian Health Group (GHG): GHG is a major actor on this market and is represented in all segments of this market – hospital, insurance or pharmaceutical. Various challenges exist in each of them and there are various types of opportunities too. The year of 2017 was …

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Review: Healthcare Industry in Georgia in 2017

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State budget allocations for health sector grows every year. Despite similar growth, the answer to the question: who spends more on healthcare – government or citizens, does not change. The issue of valuable services remains unchanged too. According to the last indicators, the government’s ratio in total health expenditures accounts …

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Georgia Healthcare Group Buys New District Polyclinic In Tbilisi

Georgia Healthcare Group PLC on Wednesday said it has bought a new district Polyclinic at Tbilisi, Georgia, the second it has bought in the Mtatsminda neighbourhood. This clinic has registered patients of 31,000, and covers a population of 105,000. This acquisition is in line with its strategy of growing its …

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