TB in Migrants


12-month long project

Introduction & Overview

The 12-month duration project aims to assess the risks of imported TB infection spread by foreign visitors and propose a set of mechanisms for risk prevention based on international experience

  • Assess migration flows, their structure and volumes, and the expected epidemiological risk of TB due to migrants for Georgia.
  • Assess the risk, when TB will become a leading problem for migrants in Georgia, as it is in the countries of the European region.
  • Analyze international experience on program activities and implementation to identify and prevent TB risk/morbidity in migrants.
  • Develop recommendations to the Georgian authorities in close cooperation with stakeholders.
Organizations involved