On February 21-22, 2022, the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia hosted a working meeting on updating the national antimicrobial resistance strategy as part of the World Health Organization mission to Georgia.
Representatives and experts from the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Health, Labor and Social Affairs of Georgia, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, WHO Regional Office for Europe (WHO/Europe) as well as the Georgia Office, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention office in Georgia attended the meeting.
During the WHO mission in Georgia, the guests visited two hospitals (New Hospitals and Pineo Medical Center) and two laboratories (Richard Lugar Center for Public Health Research as a National Reference Laboratory, and Megalab) in Tbilisi.
Recommendations were discussed at the final working meeting. The mission concluded with a one-day workshop on the implementation of the Tailoring Antimicrobial Resistance Programmes (TAP) pilot project in Georgia.