Over 12 years, through two USAID-funded projects, JSI helped transform health care in the country of Georgia. Carolyn Hart reflects on the impact of this work.
Nino Berdzuli, Chief of Party of the SUSTAIN project in Georgia, blogs on the findings of the recent reproductive age mortality studies (RAMOS), which show a 40% decline in maternal mortality in the country between 2006-2012.
44-Year old Kutaisi pharmacist is diagnosed with treatable breast cancer after accessing free government-sponsored breast cancer screening services.
In Georgia, breast cancer is the leading cause of death among women of reproductive age. Since 2005, JSI has played an active role in the country to spread awareness about breast cancer, promote the use of early screening diagnostic centers, and help support and scale up the work of breast cancer advocates
Twenty years ago, the countries of the former Soviet Union declared independence. Since that time, many countries in the region have experienced what can rightly be described as a revolution in women’s health care. Thanks in large part to U.S. investments in the country of Georgia’s health sector, for example, maternity care has been modernized … Continue reading “U.S. Investments in Health are Working — and Georgia Reminds Us We Must Sustain and Extend the Gains”