All posts tagged: "Georgia"

  1. Screening Newborns for Critical Congenital Heart Disease in Georgia

      The Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Foundation (RVF), in cooperation with the Georgian Ministry of Labor, Health & Social Development (MLHSD) and with the support of the US…

  2. HIV/AIDS Screening in Georgia

    In April 2006, the late Maestro Rostropovich was named Special Representative of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). The Foundation supports HIV/AIDS programs…

  3. Vaccination Against Hepatitis B in Georgia

    In 2009 the Ministry of Labour, Health, and Social Affairs of Georgia and the National Center for Disease Control requested the assistance of the Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya…

  4. Screening For Hypothyroidism

    Screening Newborns for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Georgia In April 2007 the Rostropovich-Vishnevskaya Foundation launched a nationwide newborn-screening project to detect congenital hypothyroidism (TSH) in Georgia.…

  5. Screening For HIV / AIDS

    RVF’s HIV screening programs benefited over 370,000 women and infants and are now being fully sustained by the local Ministries of Health. The program described…

  6. Measles Eradication & CRS Prevention In Georgia

    The Foundation’s routine measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccination program is now fully financed by the Georgian Ministry of Health (MOH). Routine vaccination program targeted…

  7. Hepatitis B Catch-Up Vaccination Program To Protect At-Risk Healthcare Workers, Medical Students And Adolescents

    In 2009 the Minister of Labour, Health, and Social Affairs of Georgia, Alexander Kvitashvili, and the head of the National Center for Disease Control, Dr.…