Category Archive for "2021"

Paper: Soviet legacy is still pervasive in health policy and systems research in the post-Soviet states

On November 10, 2021, Public Health  Research and Practice published the paper entitled “Soviet legacy is still pervasive in health policy and systems research in the post-Soviet states” authored by Dr. George Gotsadze and Dr. Akaki Zoidze both representing Curatio...
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Georgian NIP faces challenges in sustaining the outcomes achieved

There are issues with immunization coverage rates, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic; insufficient government financing for communication activities, supportive supervision, and the information management system;

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Article: How do participatory methods shape policy? Applying a realist approach to the formulation of a new tuberculosis policy in Georgia

The paper presents the iterative process of participatory multistakeholder engagement that informed the development of a new national tuberculosis (TB) policy in Georgia, and the lessons learned.

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Bundled Payment Methods: An Alternative Payment Method to Contain Healthcare Costs in Georgia

Since there is a considerable growth in healthcare expenditure in Georgia, driven by both supply and demand, the health system would benefit by implementing alternative payment models that will reduce costs and improve the quality of care.

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HOW TO MAINTAIN ROUTINE IMMUNIZATION DURING COVID-19? EXPERIENCES FROM ARMENIA, GEORGIA, AND UZBEKISTAN

Author: Eka Paatashvili Over this last year, countries around the world have been forced to focus most of their efforts on fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, potentially leaving other health priorities, including routine immunization, to fall by the wayside. To understand…

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DRUG CHECKING: An Essential Response to Emerging Harm Reduction Needs

Nowadays, these services, including DCS, are totally absent or fragmented, in particular, they are provided by only one organization that lacks funding and sustainability, thus has limited capabilities to comprehensively introduce and operate service delivery.

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