Inaugural Ceremony for the Dmanisi Youth Medical Education Center (April 26)
On Wednesday, April 25th, the U.S. EUCOM Humanitarian Assistance Program with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers opened a newly constructed medical facility for youth with disabilities and chronic illnesses in Dmanisi, Georgia. The project inauguration ceremony was attended by two Georgian Members of Parliament who lead the Committee for Health and Social Affairs, the Governor of Kvemo Karli, and the Dmanisi Municipality Mayor. Also in attendance was the Vice President of “A Call To Serve,” the first American NGO in Georgia. This NGO manages the daily operation of the center and funded the construction of one of the three buildings. This center will conduct medical education programs that will deliver needed medical information to children with diabetes, cancer, and other ailments. Thanks to this center, the children will learn to maintain a healthy lifestyle, manage their conditions, and thrive. This project is part of a larger U.S. EUCOM initiative to support the Government of Georgia in coordination with USAID to develop sustainable health outcomes.