This report summarizes the main findings of the World Health Organization (WHO) assessment of the performance of the Georgian health system, which was carried out by the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia.
Technical and financial support from the WHO Regional Office for Europe and from the World Bank – 2009
Available online as PDF file [138p.] at: http://www.euro.who.int/document/E92960.pdf
“…..This report presents an assessment of the performance of the Georgian health system against a number of key performance dimensions: the health status of the population; the quality of health services and health care outcomes; health promotion and disease prevention policies; equity and financial protection; access to health care services; efficiency and effectiveness of health services; the effective allocation of health system resources; the health information system and the health system stewardship function of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs.
Policy recommendations are presented at the end of each section of this report. …..”
Brief health system description
Health system performance assessment findings
Dimension 1: Improve health system stewardship
Dimension 2: Improve the health information system
Dimension 3: Ensure efficient allocation of health system resources
Dimension 4: Improve efficiency and effectiveness of health service provision
Dimension 5: Improve financial, geographical and informational accessibility of the health system
Dimension 6: Improve equity and financial protection in the health system
Dimension 7: Improve health promotion, health behaviours, disease prevention, monitoring and detection
Dimension 8: Improve quality of health services and clinical outcomes
Dimension 9: Improve the health status of the population Recommendations for health information management and institutionalization of HSPA .
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