Tbilisi, Georgia
2004 - 2005 IPF Fellow

Affiliation: Coordinator for a World Bank Supported Primary Health Care Development Project, Tbilisi, Georgia.
e-mail: khechinashvili@policy.hu

Fellow project
2004 - 2005:
Primary healthcare in Georgia and the harmonization of international donor assistance: Hopes, expectations and realities
The objectives of the project are to identify provisions for the effective coordination of international development assistance targeting the reform of the Georgian health sector; explore the regulations of donor agencies (World Bank, DFID, EU Tacis, USAID) and government institutions (Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs) with regard to aid harmonization; identify the mechanisms used for aid coordination and observe their development from the initial stage throughout the implementation of the Primary Health Care project; evaluate the impact of these arrangements on project successes; and write a research and policy paper for the above mentioned donor agencies and government institutions in Georgia.

Working groups: Public Health Policy

Relevant countries: Georgia