Project title: Promotion of a human right to health of the conflict-affected populations in Georgia
Project Donor: European Union
Project Duration: December 2019 – May 2022
Overall objective - Improve access to quality, affordable health care for Internally Displaced Persons and conflict-affected population of the breakaway regions of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia leading to protection of human rights to health on national level.
Specific objective - facilitate inclusion of conflict-affected patients form Abkhazia, Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia and IDP community of Georgia in State Health Programs, providing free and reduced-cost health care services, through strengthening cooperation between health care workers(HCW), enhancing awareness among HCWs, CSOs, authorities and general public and encouraging collaboration.
- IDPs and patients of the conflict–affected communities gained access to and benefited from adequate healthcare services;
- Capacity of HCWs, local CSOs, health associations and other involved is increased to protect human right to health of conflict-affected patients (mainly women, youth and children) by assisting them to better access to free and cost-reduced State Health Programs available in Georgia;
- Awareness and knowledge is increased on State Health Programs available in Georgia, including Hepatitis C Elimination Program, among communities from IDP, Abkhazia and Tskhinvali region/South Ossetia.
The project is implemented by the Public Health Foundation of Georgia
Project partners are: Co-applicant - Georgia Committee on Relief (GEOCOR) and Association of Peaceful and Business Caucasus (APBC)