People with disabilities in Georgia are often locked away either at home or in large-scale institutions, prevented from living their lives to the fullest. Community based housing should be the norm, offering them the opportunity to live independently and be included in the society. [Read more…]
Georgia’s Minister of Labor, Health, and Social Affairs, Davit Sergeenko, announced a ‘second wave’ of public universal healthcare on 16 March, which would provide differentiated packages for universal healthcare users. The proposals would deprive roughly 32,000 high income citizens of medical services currently covered by the universal healthcare programme.
There are 165 people in Daghestan who suffer from rare genetic diseases; more than half of them are children. Patients complain of a lack of assistance from the state. [Read more…]