health insurance

Georgia’s universal health insurance will not be changed

By | April 21st, 2016|Categories: News|Tags: |

Health Minister Davit Sergeenko. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Georgia’s minister of healthcare says there is no plan to change the system of universal health insurance, but the government is considering a number of reforms. Appearing in parliament Wednesday to talk about last year’s achievements, […]

Comprehensive healthcare program begins in Georgia

By | July 2nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

Health Minister Davit Sergeenko. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–In Georgia a comprehensive healthcare program began from July 1. Socially vulnerable will get double allowances, and the number of state financed healthcare programs has been increased. It has been a priority of the Georgian Dream coalition to […]

State health insurance becomes a reality for Georgians

By | February 28th, 2013|Categories: News, Politics|Tags: , |

Health Minister Davit Sergeenko presented the new health insurance program Thursday. (Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A new health insurance program became available to Georgians from Thursday. The program is open for citizens from the age of 6 to 60 who have not had health insurance before. Health insurance for every Georgian citizen was a part of the Georgian […]

Georgia makes it free to give birth

By | January 8th, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch — The new Georgian government has decided to make child delivery completely free from July 1, 2013. Dimitry Khundadze, head of the parliamentary committee on healthcare, said on Monday that expenses for child delivery will be completely covered […]

Georgia’s health insurance system has flaws: report

By | July 31st, 2012|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A new report by Transparency International Georgia (TI) shows that the country’s health insurance system has major flaws. The study shows that there are mistakes when lists of beneficiaries of insurance programs are being worked out. […]

Is there a pharmaceutical cartel in Georgia?

By | July 13th, 2012|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – Transparency International Georgia on May 22 presented the results of a study showing that three pharmaceutical companies control almost the whole Georgian market. The three companies are: AVERSI (35 %), PSP (30%) and GPC (15%). […]

Georgia’s health care sector a Klondyke for commercial interests

By | July 13th, 2012|Categories: NGO news|Tags: |

TBILISI, DFWatch – A new study shows that the as the health care sector in Georgia has been privatised, the private health business has gained control over the hospitals. Herald De Bour, project coordinator for Transparency International’s study, […]

Why Is Social Sensitivity Required for Judges

By | March 31st, 2012|Categories: Opinion|Tags: |

About a month ago Tbilisi Appellate Court delivered a judgment in a case involving a person with a disability, who was represented in court by Georgian Young Lawyers’ Association. The respondents were the legal entity of public law Social Service Agency at the Ministry […]