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 about the role of effective management in health systems and the impact of innovations in the field. 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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »