Georgia, Tbilisi, July 30 /Trend, N. Kirtzkhalia /
Georgia's Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs David Sergeenko has left for the USA on a three day official visit.
David Sergeenko will meet with American congressmen, the heads of the National Health Institute, the National Cancer Institute, the Food and Drug Administration, as well as Johns Hopkins University, Emory University and the Pittsburgh School of Medicine, the Ministry reported on Tuesday.
In particular, the minister will meet with Congressman Ami Bera, who has worked on health care access issues and the improvement of health care quality for over 20 years.
A meeting with Doctor Anthony Pouch - the head of the Fogarty International Center, as well as Ted Trimble - the director of National Cancer Institute's Center for Global Health, is also planned.
During the meetings, prospects for development of concrete directions of Georgian-American relations will be discussed. The consultations on holding national oncology conference in Georgia are being conducted at the US National Cancer Institute. The Institute is ready to provide technical assistance to Georgia to assess the situation in the place in accordance to modern standards.
During the visit, Sergeenko will conduct consultations on issues related to health service management and control of medicine quality.
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