Ivdity Chikovani
Head of the Research Unit, MD

Natia Rukhadze has been responsible for the technical implementation and planning of various research activities undertaken by CIF for the last 12 years. Her analytical approach and purposefulness make her a significant contributor to quality research at the Curatio International Foundation. She has collaborated successfully in more than 40 projects, including the Cooperation in Health System Transformation in Georgia, the National Health Account Program and the Community-based Health Insurance Project.  She was engaged in Monitoring and Evaluating the Health System’s Effects for the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria, and the Bio-Behavioral Surveillance Survey. In 2006 she participated in household and facility survey data analysis conducted in Azerbaijan within the PHC strengthening project that was implemented by the International Medical Corps (IMC-Baku). She has coordinated a broad series of social and marketing projects for an extensive range of clients when working with one of the leading research companies.   Since March 2015 Ms Rukhadze is coordinator at the Health Systems Global  Secretariat, hosted by Curatio International Foundation.  She is responsible for day-to-day management of the Secretariat and monitoring the execution of agreed work plans.