Dr Redfield’s Comments to Media at FELTP Network Launch (May 24)

Dr. Redfield’s Comments to Media at FELTP Network Launch (May 24) Q-n about the importance of the FELTP program Dr. Robert Redfield:   Well, the Field Epidemiology Program is a very important program that can build public health capacity of the countries in which it’s developing.  In our country many years ago we developed what we call the EIS program and it really is …

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Launch of South Caucasus Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (SC/FELTP) Alumni Network (May 22)

Launch of South Caucasus Regional Field Epidemiology and Laboratory Training Program (SC/FELTP) Alumni Network (May 22)   TBILISI, May 22, 2019—Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) Dr. Robert Redfield will visit Georgia to observe a wide variety of U.S.-Georgia cooperative health projects and to formally launch the South Caucasus Field Epidemiology and …

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Infectious Enthusiasm: Cdc Hospital Training Sparks Lifesaving Change In Georgia (March 18-19)

Infectious Enthusiasm: CDC Hospital Training Sparks Lifesaving Change In Georgia (March 18-19)   At a busy hospital in Kutaisi, a simple but lifesaving idea is spreading. At the epicenter are a diverse and lively team of women – nurses, physicians, epidemiologists, and leaders – who have embraced the concept of infection prevention and control (IPC) …

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Donation of equipment to Dmanisi Youth Medical Education Center (March 7)

Donation of equipment to Dmanisi Youth Medical Education Center (March 7) Today, the U.S. European Command Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) donated household items and equipment to Dmanisi Youth Medical Education Center, which was completely renovated through the U.S.Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance Program in 2017.  Once fully equipped, the center will provide medical services and education to children with non-communicable …

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Ambassador Ross Wilson’s Comment to Media at the 6th National Hepatitis C Workshop (March 6)

Ambassador Ross Wilson’s Comment to Media at the 6th National Hepatitis C Workshop (March 6)   Q-n about the progress made in the Hepatitis C elimination program CDA Ross Wilson: the United States is very proud of our cooperation here on Hepatitis C elimination program in this country. Through this program some 1.5 million citizens …

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Ambulances Donation to the LEPL Emergency Situations Coordination and Urgent Assistance Center (February 22)

Ambulances Donation to the LEPL Emergency Situations Coordination and Urgent Assistance Center On 22 February, the U.S. European Command Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) donated four high mobility ambulances to the LEPL Emergency Situations Coordination and Urgent Assistance Center. The vehicles are donated through the U.S. Department of Defense Humanitarian Assistance (HA) Program and will …

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CDA Ross Wilson’s Remarks to Media at Hepatitis C TAG Meeting (November 29)

CDA Ross Wilson’s Remarks to Media at Hepatitis C TAG Meeting (November 29) Q-n about the event Ambassador Ross Wilson:  It’s is a pleasure and honor to be part of today’s event. I think this is an extremely important initiative that the Georgian authorities have embarked on to eliminate Hepatitis C in this country.  It has …

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Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program Launch (September 17)

Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program Launch (September 17) On September 17, 2018, 20 public health epidemiologists from public health centers across Georgia started a three-month Frontline Field Epidemiology Training Program (Frontline FETP). Frontline FETP is a public health workforce development program created by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (US CDC) to increase …

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CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the National Infection Prevention and Control Stakeholder’s Meeting (July 27)

CDA Elizabeth Rood’s Remarks to Media at the National Infection Prevention and Control Stakeholder’s Meeting (July 27)   Q-n about the importance of the program and the involvement of the U.S. Embassy CDA Rood:  The United States Embassy, through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is assisting the Government of Georgia to implement best practices in infection …

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Ambassador Kelly’s remarks to the media on the sidelines of the 3rd Annual Hepatitis C Technical Advisory Group Meeting (November 30)

Ambassador Kelly’s remarks to the media on the sidelines of the 3rd Annual Hepatitis C Technical Advisory Group Meeting (November 30) Q-n about the program and its challenges I think that two years ago Georgia embarked on really an extraordinary initiative and that is to eliminate, to be the first country in the world to eliminate Hepatitis …

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