Mobile medical group visits Samtskhe-Javakheti region
Caritas Georgia Health and Social Care Program practices visit of medical specialists for the residents of the remote communities of Samtkhe Javakheti. This project, known as a Mobile Medical Unit, aims at improvement of the quality of life of the population in the targeted geographic areas, with the main goal to increase accessibility of the population to the high quality health care services. One of the components of the medical project is provision of early diagnosis and preventive services to the population, to help them to avoid high costs of treatment in case of complications and exacerbations of existing chronic diseases. Mobile diagnostic equipment allows to carry out necessary examinations on the spot.
One of such visits was implemented on September 22, 2016 in the village Arali of Samtske-Javakheti region. During the day, a group of medical specialists made up of cardiologist, ultrasound specialist, family doctor and a nurse provided medical consultation, cardiologic and ultrasound examination to 67 residents.