Amiran Gamkrelidze, the Director of the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC), reiterated in a 10 August statement that he is leaving his post after 10 years in the position.
He is said to continue his work in the scientific and pedagogical direction for the benefit of the younger generation.
“We all need to realize that public health and prevention is the main focus of medicine in the 21st century and in the future, for which it is important for each of us, as a whole population, to understand its essence and importance,” Gamkrelidze said.
Former NCDC Head noted that health and education should be the main priority of the country, which will be the basis for economic growth, sustainability, welfare and development.
He concluded that he remains in service of Georgia and each Georgian citizen.