The Georgian healthcare system: is it reaching the WHO health system goals?

@article{Collins2006TheGH,
  title={The Georgian healthcare system: is it reaching the WHO health system goals?},
  author={T{\'e}a Collins},
  journal={The International journal of health planning and management},
  year={2006},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={297-312}
}
  • Téa Collins
  • Published 2006 in
    The International journal of health planning and…
After the break-up of the Soviet Union, the country of Georgia suffered from intense civil unrest and socio-economic deterioration, which particularly affected the health sector. To remedy the situation, the government initiated health sector reform, which introduced major changes in healthcare financing in Georgia: the previously free healthcare model was replaced by social insurance, and patients were required to pay out-of-pocket for services not covered by insurance. This paper is an… CONTINUE READING