An International Technical Advisory Group Meeting
Hepatitis C Elimination Program TAG Meeting was held in Georgia. The Group discussed program’s current situation in Georgia - the outcomes and the achievements, the previous recommendation’s results, as well as the achieved progress in prevention and existing challenges in this field. The International Technical Advisory Group reviewed the ongoing work of the next phase of elimination. Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs David Sergeenko, the Regional Director of World Health Organization Zsuzsanna Jakab and Greg Alton, the Executive Director of Pharmaceutical Company "Gilead". Within the framework of the hepatitis C elimination program, the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health, the United States Disease Control and Prevention Center, the World Health Organization and other international partners visited the meeting. The group members were selected by the Ministry of Health in consultation with the US Disease Control Center and other public and academic partner organizations.