The WHO Country Office, Georgia was established in 1993 in Tbilisi. The role of a WHO country office is to respond to requests from the host country to support policy-making for sustainable health development, taking a holistic health-system approach. This includes providing guidance, building up local relationships to implement technical cooperation, making standards and agreements, and ensuring that public health measures are coordinated and in place during crises.Read more
Top storyWHO environment and health meeting on the economic costs of asbestos
On 18 and 19 May 2016, Bonn, Germany hosted the WHO international meeting on the economic health costs and impacts that the past and present use of asbestos has on society.
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WHO Country Office, Georgia
9 Eristavi St.
Tel.: +995 32 299 8073
Fax: +995 32 299 8073
Ministry of health
Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs
144, Ak. Tsereteli Ave.
Tel.: +995 32 2510034, +995 32 2510012
Areas of WorkThe 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Georgia are:
- control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
- control and prevention of communicable diseases
- promotion of health throughout the life-course
- health systems strengthening
- strengthening of preparedness, surveillance and response
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Estimated life expectancy at birth, in years (as of 2010)More data and statistics