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Health Minister Criticizes Insurance Companies

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Health Minister David Sergeenko has criticized insurance companies. However, insurance industry representatives  do not agree with the Minister’s remarks. It is the Government’s habit  to point fingers to insurance companies, the industry representatives said. As reported, Health Ministry plans to launch the second phase of reforms to increase efficacy of …

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Healthcare Sector Summery in Georgia in 2016

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Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia David Sergeenko summed up 2016 and spoke about the existing challenges. The main challenge, in the Minister’s words, is  the availability of outpatient medicines for vulnerable populations. “The main thing was that the universal health care which is one of the …

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Georgia Healthcare Launches Ambulatory Cluster In Tbilisi

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Private healthcare provider Georgia Healthcare Group PLC on Friday said it has launched a new ambulatory cluster in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi. The cluster is located in the Didi Digomi neighbourhood and covers a population of around 140,000. It will provide a wide range of outpatient services, including general …

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Chinese First to Test CRISPR Gene Editing in Humans

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Chinese scientists are the first to inject a person with genes edited with the CRISPR-Cas9 method. The breakthrough could be a “biomedical Sputnik,” Nature Newsreports, referring to the Soviet Sputnik satellite that many say sparked the space race between the Soviet Union and the United States. Oncologist Lu You at …

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GHG Dispatches Ambulatory Services in Zugdidi

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The Georgia Healthcare Group (GHG) has released a new ambulatory group  in the largest city of Samegrelo- Zugdidi.   The new group offers eclectic services to citizens of all age groups. The services range from specialist physician consultations, clinical and serological laboratory tests to practical diagnostics. Chiefly, the provision of …

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First Time in Georgia: Bone Marrow Transplant in Now Available

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First time in Georgia, Bone Marrow transplantation procedure will be available at Ingorokva clinic’s latest hospital. New high-tech outpatient clinic, combines bone marrow transplant center, blood bank, radiation therapy and diagnostic departments. Clinic also launched Pediatric department, children’s and baby oncology ambulance. A bone marrow transplant is a procedure that replaces …

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David Sergeenko Selected s a Member of WHO Executive Board

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Georgia’s health minister David Sergeenko has been selected as a member of World Health Organization’s executive board. The Executive Board is composed of 34 individuals technically qualified in the field of health, each one designated by a Member State elected to do so by the World Health Assembly. Member States …

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