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65,000 people already defeated HCV in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Yesterday was World Hepatitis Day, declared by the World Health Organization back in 2011. Georgia has a high burden of HCV infection, with an estimated 5.4% of the adult population living with HCV. U.S. Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan joined Minister of Health Ekaterine Tikaradze to mark World Hepatitis Day and stated that Georgia is a leader in the effort to eliminate this devastating disease. With Hepatitis C Elimination Program, more than 65 thousand people have already recovered from the disease and about 70 thousand people, including patients from occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali regions, are involved in the program…

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65,000 people already defeated HCV in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — Yesterday was World Hepatitis Day, declared by the World Health Organization back in 2011. Georgia has a high burden of HCV infection, with an estimated 5.4% of the adult population living with HCV. U.S. Ambassador Kelly C. Degnan joined Minister of Health Ekaterine Tikaradze to mark World Hepatitis Day and stated that Georgia…

With US support Ken Walker University Clinic opened in Tbilisi

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Ken Walker Medical Rehabilitation University Clinic opened today. U.S. Ambassador to Georgia Kelly C. Degnan also attended the opening ceremony.The Clinic is a public-private partnership, facilitated by Emory University, USAID’s implementing partner in its Physical Rehabilitation Program.  Due to the growing interest toward Ken Walker Clinic from the neighboring countries, additional funds will flow into…