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Ex- French Foreign Minister Visits Georgia to Share His Healthcare Experience

Bernard Kouchner’s involvement in Georgia’s health care reforms provides international support and access to a global experience for the country. Former French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner is currently on a working visit to Georgia. French diplomat will hold meetings in Georgia under his mandate of the Chairman of Supervisory Board …

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Georgian Gov’t Takes Steps to Support Maternal and Newborn Health

Georgia is stepping up its efforts to provide better care for pregnant women, new mothers and babies. Monitoring of maternal and newborn health was in focus at the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia today where a new, electronic birth registry system was discussed by health officials in working …

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Jean-Elie Malkin: Antimicrobial Resistance Rationalizes The Use of Antibiotics

Jean-Elie Malkin

President of international consulting company, Global Alliance Jean-Elie Malkin talked about overall healthcare condition in Georgia and outlined Antimicrobial resistance as the way to rationalize the use of antibiotics. “As the president of the Global Alliance, I would like to say we are supporting authorities of Georgia and the Ministry …

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Colorado Could Become the First state with Universal Health Care


A plan to make Colorado the first state to opt out of the federal health law and replace it with universal health care, funded by the taxpayer, is going to be on the Colorado ballot in 2016. Supporters of universal health care gathered 158,831 qualified signatures, which is more signatures than …

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Successful implementation of Primary Healthcare Reform Requires Funding Experts

Primary Health Care

Dr. Tamila Shaiashvili assessed reforms implemented by Georgia’s Ministry of healthcare, she talked about primary health care reform and said that for successful implementations, experts need to be funded. Strengthening of family doctor institution is highly important, however experts need to be financed, currently families are paying doctors by themselves, …

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Thanks to Latest Healthcare Reforms Many People Have Been Rescued

Consultant of Medi Club Georgia David Chkonia assessed Georgia’s healthcare reforms that have been implemented recently, as highly important for Georgian society and noted the fact of large number rescued patients. The primary healthcare reform is significant, family doctor needs to be qualified and have ability to manage patient’s health …

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Georgia Ranks 71th Among World’s Healthiest Nations

Bloomberg specialists have compiled the ranking of the healthiest nations in the world. The information for the ranking was taken from the United Nations, World Bank and World Health Organizations. They primarily took into account such factors as life length, causes of death, share of smokers, the number of people …

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Understanding Generic Drugs: Experts Don’t See any Danger

Generic Drugs

A generic drug is identical–or bioequivalent–to a brand name drug in dosage form, safety, strength, route of administration, quality, performance characteristics and intended use. The vast majority of prescription drugs sold in the U.S. – 86 percent –are generic and the recalls keep coming. As for the Georgia, 70 percent …

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International Advisory Group Assesses C Hepatitis Elimination Program

 Today in the frames of C hepatitis elimination program, meeting of international advisers has been held. International partners will support and will carry out consultations, for implementing the long-term strategies, in monitoring, preventing and controlling systems. International Advisory Group, whose members are heads of US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Emory and …

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