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Kakhetie-Yonne - 10th anniversary

10th anniversary of the French-Georgian medical center - forum around the Hepatis C and B.

Kakhetie-Yonne - 10th anniversary

15 June 2016


   On 15 June 2016, the medical center Kakhetie-Yonne celebrated its 10th anniversary by inaugurating its renovations. The Governor of the region Irakli Kadagishvili, Eric Gentis, President of the center, Jacques Simart the Vice President, Nargizi Zibzibadze the General Director, Henri de Raincourt former Minister, Pierre Bordier Former Senator and French and Georgian doctors attended.

   The center Kakhetie-Yonne opened its doors in 2008 and has the aim to offer complet examinations in order to detect potential diseases.The medical center was created by Yonne doctors with the support of the "Organisation Mondiale pour la Santé et de Biologistes sans Frontières". In order to offer even more services, an extension was created in 2012 opening the first Dialysis Center in the region. In 2015 the center also inaugurated an oncology/ chemiotarapy service.

   Thanks to its modern equipment and qualified doctors, the center participate in state programs and is the only establishment to offer a program to fight the hepatitis C in the Kakhetie region.

   The doctors are trainned by French ones: for exemple 3 doctors are coming in Georgia to share their expereince and to consult patients with them. These meetings are taking place since 2009. 250 doctors of the region are participating in this exchange.

   One of the annual goal is to organise a conference linked to a current topic. This year the theme is "Hepatitis C and B - French and Georgian experience".

The French speakers will be:

  • Professor Patrick Marcellin
  • Doctor Corinne Castelnau
  • Doctor Jacques SIPMART

The Georgian speakers will be:

  • Professor Tenguiz Tsertsvadze
  • Professor Amiran Gamkrelidze
  • Doctor Davis Metreveli
  • Doctor Nia Sharikadze
  • Doctor Marina Beridze

   The CCIFG went to event and met with some of the local team:

Nargizi Zibzibadze - General Director

Tamar Tsankashvili - Finance Director

She has been working for the center since 2 years now

Anna Khomosuridze - Head of the cardiology department

She has been working for the center since its opening (10 years).

She has many patients due to the fact that they do not have a correct alimentation.

Vazha Tavberidze - radiologist

He has been working in the field for 16 years and 10 in the Kakhetie medical center.

Tamar Beciashvili - gastroenterologist

She has been working for 2 years in the medical center.

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