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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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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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What to Expect from 2018 State Budget

Infrastructure, Education and Healthcare as Priorities of the 2018 State Budget. Total revenues of the 2018 state budget are planned at 12.4 billion GEL, including: tax revenues – 9.490 billion GEL (23.5% of GDP); the remaining part of revenues will be mobilized from other resources. This signifies 23 Tetri from …

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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


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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The Demand for Georgian Production Medicines is Increasing On Export Markets

The demand for  Georgian medicines on export markets increases. The share of medicines has reached 5.4% of total exports. According to “Geostat”, in January-July 2017, almost $ 78,621 million of medicines were exported to foreign markets. In January-July 2016, Georgia exported medicines worth of 54,348 million . Medications take fifth …

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Suspicious Medications Quality and High Prices

Invaluable system of medication quality control is one of the problematic issues on Georgian pharmaceutical market, especially in the domestic production. Currently, medication quality control is carried out by an only responsible body State Regulation Agency for  Medical Activities. The small budget of the agency does not enable to ensure …

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IC Group Sells Hospitals

IC Group insurance company has withdrawn from hospital sector. According to GBC news agency, IC Group has sold subsidiaries: Alliance Medi+, Medical Park Georgia, Bolnisi District Hospital, Bolnisi Adults District Polyclinics, Diagnostika-2000 and Bolnisi District Urgent Aid Service -03. The clinics were bought by Alliance Med Service. Total value of …

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Georgian Anti-Hep C Project an Overwhelming Success

Large-scale elimination of virus is the result of pilot program launched by U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturer, which offered free treatment to hepatitis patients. Georgia has been successful in almost completely curing hepatitis C, two years after the start of a pilot project bringing together the U.S. Centers for Disease Controls, the …

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