Georgia

Georgia became a WHO Member State on 16 May 1992, and a liaison office was opened in Tbilisi the following year. In 2005 the liaison office became the WHO Country Office, Georgia. The Country Office plays a crucial role in administration, consolidation, management and enhancement of WHO collaboration in the country.

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Georgia’s hepatitis C elimination programme setting an example in Europe

In Georgia, about 150 000 people (or 1 in 20), were affected by hepatitis C in 2015. That same year, the country became the first in the WHO European Region to set the goal of eliminating hepatitis C as a public health threat. On World Hepatitis Day 2017, on 28 July, national and international experts met in Tbilisi with representatives of WHO/Europe to assess progress and challenges of the Georgia hepatitis C elimination programme.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Georgia
81 Barnov Street, Apt.4
Tbilisi 0179
Tel.: +995 32 299 8073
Fax: +995 32 299 8073

Ministry of health

Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs
144, Ak. Tsereteli Ave.
Tbilisi 0119
Tel.: +995 32 2510034, +995 32 2510012
Fax:
http://www.moh.gov.ge

Regional Committee

"Leaving no one behind is our call to action"

Regional Director addresses the 67th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe in Budapest, Hungary

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Data and statistics

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Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)

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