EU helps launch new digital health project in Georgia

EU helps launch new digital health project in Georgia

September 24, 2021

On 22 September, а new initiative on digital health was launched in Georgia by the European Union, four UN organisations (WHO, UNFPA, UNICEF, UNOPS) and the Ministry of IDPs from the Occupied Territories, Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia.

The ‘Minimising the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak in Georgia through telemedicine and digital health solutions’ project will see 200 rural facilities receive basic equipment, and another 50 receive telemedicine equipment to support the safe management of COVID-19. At the same time, the new equipment will be used to ensure uninterrupted access to health care for persons with chronic diseases and provision of routine health services for children. 

This project is part of a wider support package provided by the EU and Team Europe consisting of GEL 1.5 billion of new and reallocated assistance to help Georgia address the COVID-19 pandemic.

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