Meeting of the Commission for the Study of Topical Issues in Medicine in Georgia
- March 4, 2020
On 27 February 2020, the 5th meeting of the Commission for the study of topical issues in medicine in Georgia was held at the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Georgia, which was dedicated the program for the elimination of Hepatitis C in Georgia. Professor Tengiz Tsertsvadze in his report reviewed the brief history and key stages of development of the Hepatitis C program. He outlined the purpose, objectives and key features of this program. It was noted that the ultimate goal of the program is to reduce the number of new cases to zero and reduce the number of infected by 90%. He analyzed the main achievements of the program, problems and ways to solve them. The coordinator of the scientific committee of Georgia’s HCV elimination program, Tinatin Kuchuloria, informed the Commission about the specifics of the work of the supervisor scientific council of the Program and the scientific projects implemented by them. Scientific publications and reports that highlighted the results of this unique program internationally were marked.