Georgia

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.

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Georgia achieves first-year target for rotavirus vaccination

Georgia has vaccinated 60% of eligible infants with 2 doses of rotavirus vaccine, thus achieving the target level of coverage for the first year after introduction.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Georgia
UN House - 9 Eristavi St.
0179 Tbilisi
Tel.: +995 32 299 8073
Fax: +995 32 299 8073

Ministry of health

Ministry of Labour, Health, and Social Affairs
114, Ak. Tsereteli Avenue
0119 Tbilisi
Tel.: +995 322510012, 995 032 2510034
Fax:

Areas of Work

The 2014–2015 priorities for collaboration with Georgia are:
  • control and prevention of noncommunicable diseases
  • control and prevention of communicable diseases
  • promotiion of health throughout the life-course
  • strengthening of preparedness, surveillance and response
  • health systems strengthening
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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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