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.
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.
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.
Curatio International Foundation publishes the new 14th wave of the healthcare barometer which analyzes the financial situation and risks in Georgian healthcare sector.
The evidence review summarizes the existing literature on P4P effectiveness on utilization and quality of primary health care in private settings in middle-income and high- income countries. The document and its findings are especially relevant to Georgia.
The research project aims to understand what are the risks to quality and accessibility of patient care from excessive concentration and/or fragmentation in private healthcare markets, and what health system policies are available to address these?
Curatio International Foundation prepared to model for Georgia on four possible scenarios of epidemics in line with the social distancing. CIF used modeling tool, Penn Medicine – COVID-19 Hospital Impact Model Epidemics.
The 42-month duration project “Prevention of Addiction and Mental Health in Adolescents in Georgia (PAMAd)” aims to improve the health and wellbeing of adolescents and young people affected by substance use and common mental health disorders through effective service provision.
The document emphasizes the role of Universal Health Care Program in increased access to health services, although it concludes that PHC needs prioritization and improved program management to address existing challenges in the system: fragmentation in service provision and inefficiency in service delivery.
The evidence-informed decision making in health still remains a major challenge. To strengthen institutional capacity in different countries around the globe the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR) launched the new program to strengthen the capacity of local teaching/research and policy institutions in six low- and middle- income countries in each WHO region.