Within the framework of the ongoing project “Engaging Civil Society in Decision-making and Monitoring in the Georgian Healthcare Sector”, the Curatio International Foundation supports the strengthening and consolidation of civil society representatives for advocacy on health issues. To this end, we started a joint discussion regarding the problematic issues of the health system in an effort to better identify systemic shortcomings, to collect evidence and to set an action plan for change.
In June, Curatio International Foundation held a workshop to discuss the accessibility of medicines in Georgia. Representatives of more than 20 organizations, including civil society, the media and academia took part discussing the major challenges within the pharmaceutical industry, as well as the difficulties the public face in obtaining access to medicines. Read more >>
March 24 is the time to join the global movement to end tuberculosis. Curatio International Foundation joins the global society to mobilize resources to further the progress in eliminating TB as a public health burden. In recent years, Curatio International Foundation together with its global partners has implemented several national and international projects addressing TB financing, a transition from donor funding and TB community strengthening. We believe our commitment will contribute to the elimination of TB worldwide. Read more here >>
Use your voice for better health systems – send your abstract to the Fifth Symposium on Health Systems Research.
If you are an experienced or young scientist working in the field of healthcare and you want to get involved in the global dialogue for achieving the sustainable development of health systems, don’t miss this opportunity – become a speaker at the Fifth Symposium for Healthcare Systems Research, which will take place in Liverpool, United Kingdom October 8-12, 2018. Read more >>
Tuberculosis still remains a global challenge to public health across the world and in Georgia. Poor treatment adherence remains a significant problem that prevents countries from achieving high treatment success rates, which are essential in controlling the epidemic. As such, CIF initiated a blog series that provides commentary on global TB issues, with the aim of encouraging those affected by the health system as well as healthcare practitioners and policy makers to develop and share effective strategies for improving TB care. We hope that the CIF blog will serve as a research platform to connect TB stakeholders and policy experts Read more >>
Evidence matters – this is the credo of Dr. George Gotsadze, Director of Curatio International Foundation (CIF), a Tbilisi-based non-governmental research institution, and the Executive Director of Health Systems Global (HSG). Dr. Gotsadze respects evidence-informed policymaking and has been doing a great job with his team in researching healthcare systems globally, and providing evidence-based policy advice to policymakers in various countries.
Read his interview with Forbes Georgia. Read More »
Curatio International Foundation established a repository of policy-relevant research evidence to improve the access of policymakers to relevant, reliable, accessible and timely information. To respond to policymakers’ needs, evidence summaries on the following topics were developed: Results Based Financing, Cost Containment Strategies and Maternal Health Costs. The project was funded by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research. Read More »
CIF will be featured at the 4th Health Systems Research Symposium being held in Vancouver, Canada from November 14 -18, 2016. CIF experts will discuss several important health system-related issues, and share its knowledge on particular topics with a global audience. We hope our input in the discussions on global health systems research will be valuable and beneficial to future developments. Read More »
Tuberculosis still remains a global challenge to public health throughout the world. Poor adherence to treatment remains a significant problem that prevents countries from obtaining high treatment success rates essential for health systems to control the epidemic and decrease the spread of the disease. In 2016, CIF conducted a qualitative study to investigate factors that enhance or hinder treatment adherence among Drug Resistant TB patients in Georgia. The study revealed various factors affecting treatment adherence among patients. Read More »
Curatio International Foundation continues work related to transition from the Donor funding to national budgets and sustainability of programs/activities that previously were funded externally. In particular, we have developed a Transition Preparedness Assessment Framework, that will help governments and The Global Fund Secretariat to ensure the smooth and responsible transition and sustainability of public health gains reached with TGF financial support. Read More »
We are happy to share the most significant of our latest research results, and believe they will be of interest to you. We have recently published five scientific articles in the fields of Vaccines, Health Policy and Planning, BMC Health Services Research and PLOS One. All articles are based on research projects being conducted by CIF. Our researchers and authors aim to improve healthcare systems and feel that sharing their experience and findings will contribute to this goal. Read More »
This year CIF celebrates the 20th anniversary of establishment. Over this period we have worked in almost 30 countries around the world in collaboration with our partners. CIF has implemented more than 130 programs and 200 research projects. We are proud that projects implemented by us have a real value for the countries and their population, as a result of team work with our donors, partners, staff and consultants in different countries. Read More »