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Imports of Hepatitis C Drug Increased External Trade

Imports of Hepatitis C drugs have contributed in increasing rate of external trade in Georgia, however the rate is declined. In January-September 2016 external merchandise trade (excluding non-declared trade) in Georgia amounted to USD 9104 million, 24 percent higher year-on-year. The exports equaled USD 1512 million (8 percent lower), while …

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PMCG: Except Hepatitis C Medications, Import Declined by 10.6%

In the first half of 2016, compared to the corresponding period of the previous year, the volume of exports reduced (-5.7%) overall with the declines especially steep in the export of Ferro-alloys (-32.6%), motor cars (-24.5%) and medicaments (-24.4%). Without including medicaments for hepatitis C the volume of imports also decreased …

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Georgia’s Future Without Hepatitis C: Georgia Has Made It


Throughout next year, 20 000 people will be involved in the program of the treatment of hepatitis C, – Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili stated at the meeting with patients participating in the program of elimination of hepatitis С. Giorgi Kvirikashvili noted that the engagement of this number of people in …

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90% of Patients in Georgia Recovered From C Hepatitis Virus

Ian Kelly, Sergeenko, Healthcare

“The treatment of Hepatitis C will continue in Georgia until the virus has been eliminated from the country and all sufferers are cured,” Georgia’s healthcare Minister David Sergeenko says. David Sergeenko announced a new-generation, Hepatitis C medicine, Harvoni was introduced in Georgia which had a “100 percent cure rate”.   …

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Georgia Did it – Sergeenko Presents Three Years of Healthcare Reforms

David Sergeenko

Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia presented three years of reforms in health care to public. Sergeenko accentuated Hepatitis C elimination program as the main achievement of country’s healthcare sector. “It is important that in the frames of this program 3100 patients are undergoing treatment,” Minister noted. Minister also presented …

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Jean-Elie Malkin: “We Will Give the Minister Full Support as Global Alliance”

Jean-Elie Malkin- primary health

Jean-Elie Malkin, president of the Global Alliance for Health and Social Compact, reinstated his support to Georgia’s healthcare. Dr. Malkin gave a brief update prior to the three-year report that will be presented by Georgia’s Minister of Health, David Sergeenko, and acknowledged the Minister’s commitment to healthcare and ensured that improvements …

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Georgia Free Screenings and Vaccines for World Hepatitis Day

Hepatitis Day Georgia

Today is the sixth annual World Hepatitis Day and free testing, screening for hepatitis B and C and vaccinations for hepatitis B are being offered throughout the city to staunch an epidemic that kills 4,000 people a day worldwide. About 30% of Georgian residents are believed to have the hepatitis …

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World Health Organization on Georgia’s Hepatitis C Program 

WHO Hepatitis C Georgia

World Health Organization, the authority responsible for public health oversight within the United Nations included Georgia’s Hepatitis C elimination program in its newsletter on June 23. “A combination of strong political will, public support and experience gained in HIV prevention and control led to this new programme,” WHO writes on the …

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