CDC and Kyrgyzstan MOH Delegation Participate in Annual Hepatitis Workshop

On September 21-22, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in partnership withthe Georgia National Center for Disease and Public Health (NCDC), supported the Annual Hepatitis Workshop in Tsinandali, Georgia. The workshop included a high level delegation from the Ministry of Health in Kyrgyzstan where efforts to implement a national hepatitis program is ...
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CDC Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and CDC Ukraine Country Office meeting in Kazbegi

On September 12, the CDC Eastern Europe and Central Asia Regional Office and CDC Ukraine Country Office hosted a meeting in Kazbegi, Georgia to support Ukraine Recovery Planning and continued health cooperation with the Public Health Center of the Ministry of Health and other partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO), ICAP at Columbia University, ...
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Embassy CDC and NCDC Georgia celebrate World Hepatitis Day 2022

World Hepatitis Day, celebrated annually on July 28th, is an opportunity to raise awareness of the global burden of viral hepatitis and to recognize the discovery of the Hepatitis B virus in 1967 by Nobel prize-winning scientist Dr. Baruch Blumberg and his subsequent achievements in developing a diagnostic test and vaccine for the virus. In 2021, ...
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CDC Expands Negative COVID-19 Test Requirement to All Air Passengers Entering the United States

Media Statement The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding the requirement for a negative COVID-19 test to all air passengers entering the United States.  Testing before and after travel is a critical layer to slow the introduction and spread of COVID-19. This strategy is consistent with the current phase of the pandemic and ...
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CDC trains public health and clinical staff as part of the COVID-19 response (March 27)

CDC trains public health and clinical staff as part of the COVID-19 response (March 27)   The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has successfully engaged with its Georgian counterparts for years. We are proud to support the Georgian National Center for Disease Control and the Ministry of Health, and the latest training ...
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Open communication key during public health crises (March 26)

Open communication key during public health crises (March 26) Within weeks of learning about the deadly coronavirus outbreak that originated in China, officials in South Korea stood up laboratories to support  testing of 20,000 citizens  per day. In Taiwan, authorities began  daily press conferences  to inform the public and dispel rumors. And in the United States, the National Institutes of Health quickly ...
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What is the CDC’s role during the coronavirus crisis? (February 7)

What is the CDC’s role during the coronavirus crisis? (February 7) By Lenore T. Adkins The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, works to keep Americans and people everywhere healthy. With the public health emergency posed by the coronavirus dominating the news, it’s a good time to learn about the CDC. Question: What ...
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