Health
There was no system in healthcare
15 May, 2014
The Minister told Georgian Journal that certain steps are being taking, including the dismissal of less-qualified staff, to make the Ministry circles coordinated. Sergeenko also stresses that very soon it will be harder for doctors to get a license. When addressing healthcare issues, it is often stated that the system should ensure protection of the people. What was the system like when you became minister? There was no system at all. I am trying to create the system. Well, it does not mean that nothing was done previously. There was a range of different projects. However, a system means a mechanism that works in coordination. There were diffusive, poorly linked circles in the ministry without any effective management.
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Cleopatra’s Elixir of Beauty and Health
15 May, 2014
Interview with hirudotherapist Tamar Sharia

Nowadays, there are many alternative forms of medical care. Some people believe in pharmacology, while others prefer phytotherapy or homeopathy. Our guest today is a self-taught hirudotherapist who saved her own life, found a new formula of life and beauty and now has the will to help others, just like any other doctor. Meet Ms. Tamar Sharia who confides to us that at the age of 50, she lost 30 kilos and has noticed that her hair is starting to become black again.
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European Antibiotic Awareness Day
28 November, 2013
Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health (NCDC&PH) have organized the first observance in Georgia of European Antibiotic Awareness Day (EAAD) with World Health Organization (WHO) support.
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“HEALTHCARE MINISTRY WARNS …”
26 November, 2013
Interview with Healthcare Minister Davit Sergeenko

There are assumptions that portfolios of some ministers may have new owners; Davit Sergeenko, Healthcare Minister can become one of the Ex (the interview took place before names of candidates for ministerial posts got known). We spoke with him.
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Olives
18 July, 2013
lives are too bitter to be eaten right off of the tree and must be cured to reduce their intrinsic bitterness. It has a good taste and is very good for our health.
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Water is not just a thirst quencher!
27 June, 2013

Water is fundamental to life, including the human body. In fact, the average adult is about 70% water, and so is our planet. Drinking water helps maintain the balance of body fluids. The functions of these bodily fluids include digestion, absorption, circulation, creation of saliva, transportation of nutrients, and maintenance of body temperature.

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Honey, please bring me some honey!
20 June, 2013
Honey has a long history of human consumption, and is used in various foods as a sweetener and for flavouring. Honey gets its sweetness from the monosaccharide (simplest form of sugar that are usually colourless, water-soluble, crystalline solids) fructose and glucose, and has the same relative sweetness as the granulated sugar. Honey contains flavanoids (group of oxygen containing aromatic antioxidant compounds that includes many common pigments) and antioxidants (molecule that inhibits the oxidation of other molecules), which help reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer and heart disease.
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TEA – why so popular?
13 June, 2013
As a medicinal drink, tea must have originated in China in the 16th century. Later, Great Brittan had embraced it who introduced tea to India to compete with the Chinese monopoly on tea. Thanks to its positive health benefits, tea became more and more popular. It is a proven fact that green tea can resist the risk of cardiovascular disease, certain forms of cancer, promote oral health, reduce blood pressure, help with weight control, improve antibacterial and antivirus activity and increase bone mineral density. It may also reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.
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Start summer with colorful citruses
09 May, 2013

Citruses support health immune system and reduce cancer risk, reduce anemia, prevent osteoporosis, and asthma. Orange, grapefruit, lemon, lime and tangerine – all of them might be broken up into two categories: bitter or sweet. So, when buying them, you have to be careful to please your pallet. In the 9th century citruses were introduced into Europe, and after that it spread all over the world. Today, citrus fruit is one of the most consumed kinds of a fruit on the planet.

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‘A hen is only an egg’s way of making another egg’
02 May, 2013
The most common egg is the hen’s egg, though duck, goose and other fowl eggs are available for consumption in some areas too. The color of the yolk depends on the hen’s diet. Wheat-fed hens will have darker yolks than hens fed by other grasses.
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