Activities of the Georgian Ministry of Health, as well as reforms implemented and ongoing at the body were discussed on Thursday in a meeting between the Georgian Health Minister Zurab Azarashvili and Robin Dunnigan, the United States Ambassador to Georgia.
The meeting focused on the prevention of infectious diseases in the country, their detection and further improvement of the quality of their management, the Ministry said.
Azarashvili thanked Dunnigan and the American Government for their support to Georgia on the path to EU integration and for their contribution to the development of the country’s healthcare system.
The Georgian official also provided “detailed information” to the American diplomat about the financing of medical services for residents in the Russian-occupied territories of the country.
The discussion reviewed reforms implemented by the Georgian Government for increasing access to high-quality medicines for citizens.
The parties also discussed prospects for the development of the universal state health programme, future plans and the national health protection strategy.
The latter establishes a path for the development of the domestic healthcare system through 2030 and defines “strategic directions” necessary for its implementation.
Source : Agenda