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Further Developments and Challenges of Georgia’s Primary Healthcare

Primary Healthcare Georgia

The Georgian Health Ministry plans to reform the primary healthcare chain. The necessity of promotion of this direction was defined based on Curatio research and social survey – What Harts? Namely, transitional results of the survey outlined the primary healthcare chain reformation as a main priority direction. Family Doctor Marina Javakhishvili …

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Russian Giant Accused of Corruption: Beeline in International Scandal

Beeline

Beeline cellular operator and Caucasus Online are expected to merge in the Georgian communications market. The Russian cellular communications company has been trying to buy Caucasus Online, one of the leading internet providers in Georgia, over the recent months. Beeline is a subsidiary of Russian VimpelCom. The Georgian National Communications …

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Caucasus Business Week #139

Caucasus Business Week #139

1. Russian Giant Accused of Corruption 2. Foreign Investors Seek to Invest In Georgian Power Sector 3. Did Investments in Ajara Grow or Decline? 4. Kvirikashvili Effect 5. Georgian Railway Subsidiary and LAM Company Sign Cooperation Memorandum 6. The Healthy Online Grocery Shop delivers food directly from the villages 7. …

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Set the Light Bulb Free

Set the Light Bulb Free

FLYTE is a levitating light which hovers by magnetic levitation and is powered through the air. With FLYTE, the creators have set the light bulb free. Experience light to the next level. FLYTE requires no batteries and is powered through the air via induction.  It looks like progress in magnetic …

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First Olive Processing Enterprise Opens in Georgia

Kvirikashvili

The first olive processing plant equipped with modern technologies has opened in the village of Saqobo, the Sighnaghi Municipality. The Georgian Olive enterprise was built as part of the state program for co-financing of agriculture products processing and storage enterprises. The Agriculture Projects Management Agency has provided support in the …

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Liberty Bank’s s Special Statement on Counterfeit 20-GEL Banknotes

Liberty Bank’s s Special Statement on Counterfeit 20-GEL Banknotes

Liberty Bank has released a special statement on 20-GEL counterfeit banknotes. “We would like to comment on the information that was spread today on withdrawal of 20-GEL banknotes from a Liberty Bank ATM terminal. Liberty Bank has introduced cutting-edge standards for providing currency turnover security in the bank network and …

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The Flow of Passengers through Georgian Airports Increased

The Flow of Passengers through Georgian Airports Increased

According to the data of January-February 2016, the flow of passengers through Georgian International Airports increased about 30% compared with the same period of last year. Civil Aviation Agency provided information that during the first two months of the current year , Georgian airports had 269 808 passengers. Whereas in last year …

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Nodar Kapanadze: The Pharmacist and Insurer do not Have to Be Together

The Pharmacist and Insurer do not Have to Be Together

Nodar Kapanadze, an expert in the field of socio-economic issues made a statement in the TV program “Obiectivi” about the novelty of pharmaceutical sector. We are talking about the intention of Bank of Georgia Holdings Georgia Healthcare Group PLC (“GHG“), that plans to purchase pharmacy chain GPC.  According to Kapanadze, this fact implies to …

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Donors Finance More than 400 Projects in Georgia

Donors Finance More than 400 Projects in Georgia

The head of the Service of Donor Coordination Administration of Georgia, Tamar Razmadze, has stated on the sidelines of the Annual Coordination Forum of Donors that donors finance more than 400 of the country’s projects, the total value of which exceeds 6 billion laris ($2.6 billion), Sputnik reported. “The forum …

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Manufacturers Will Get Small Laboratories for Milk Quality Control

Milk producer cooperatives will get small laboratories for milk quality control. The initiative is envisaged by the supporting  project of agricultural cooperatives. “The program enables cooperative to arrange milk collector points, moreover they will be delivered devices of milk quality control, which cost is from 40 thousand to 75 thousand of …

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Germany Grants €140m to Georgia

German Federation Republic will allot debt of around 135 million EUR and grant of 5 million EUR for implementation of investment projects. The PM has declared about it at the government session on Friday. The sum should be spent on investment projects of the following sectors: energy, municipal infrastructure and agriculture. “Besides …

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