Georgia

National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (CDC)

(დაავადებათა კონტროლისა და საზოგადოებრივი ჯანმრთელობის ეროვნული ცენტრი)

Tel: +995 32 2397517

M. Asatiani 9, Tbilisi 0186

Amiran Gamkrelidze - Director

http://www.ncdc.ge

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Institute Profile

National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC&PH) is designated as a central Agency for public health. The history of the institution takes its origin from 1937, when a Georgian Plague Station was established. After regaining independence the Georgian Plague Station was transformed into the Research Center for Especially Dangerous Pathogens in 1992 and following reform of the Sanitary Epidemiological System in 1995 it was legally established as National Center for Disease Control. Further major reorganizations took place in 2007 and 2010 by assuming functions of a medical statistics and public health department. 

Vision: Our Knowledge - for Health Services of the Population. 

Mission: Protection and improvement of the health of Georgian population through scientific evidence based prevention, preparedness and timely response to the public health threats. 

Goal 1: Produce reliable information through monitoring, assessment and analysis of the population’s health status and environmental factors 
Goal 2: Strengthen disease and public health risks prevention, surveillance, preparedness and response system 

Goal 3: Health promotion of the population 

Goal 4: Advance public health and bio-medicine science for evidence based public health policy 
Goal 5: Development and Maintenance of Institutional Capacity