The Czech Republic is one of the continuous supporters of Georgia’s healthcare system. Within this mandate, a delegation of Czech medical experts is visiting Georgia on May 17-19. The main aim of the mission is to establish partnerships with local hospitals and institutions, to specify the content and scope of future involvement of the Czech Republic’s permanent medical humanitarian program (MEDEVAC) in the country and subsequently to follow this reconnaissance journey by training for local medical capacities to increase the quality of onco-gynecology and cancer prevention. The team consists of Prof. Michal Zikán, Ph.D., prof. Jiří Sláma, Ph.D., and program managers – Aneta Hanzálková and Denisa Vrňatová.
Within the visit, the delegation will meet the representatives of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, Tbilisi State Medical University, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, and Georgian Medical Holding. The delegation will also visit Rukhi and Batumi public hospitals, Screening Center in Zugdidi and meet the Minister of Health and Social Care of Adjara A/R.