Health

Georgian health minister David Sergeenko. (Photo: Georgian health ministry website)
4 Mar 14
Regulations aim to clamp down on illegal trade and stop people devising their own cures.
Prison visit time in Uzbekistan. (Photo: IWPR)
1 Mar 14
Authorities fail to treat or even isolate sufferers.
Georgia's deputy prisons minister Archil Talakvadze (left). (Photo: Georgian prisons ministry website)
7 Feb 14
Cut-price medication for many patients, and free treatment for the prison population.
4 Dec 13
Spread of virus linked to migrant population moving back and forth to Russia and Ukraine.
21 Nov 13
Homegrown marijuana on the illicit market alongside narcotics imported by trafficking networks.
11 Oct 13
Officials deny that medical error is common and insist legal methods of redress are working.
A staff cleaner (not a convict) at a Cuban hospital. (Photo: Gerardo Younel Ávila Perdomo/Hablemos Press Center) Aşgabatdaky Türkmenistanyň Saglygy Saklaýyş ministrliginiň jaýy. Bu jaý belent bolup görünsede, saglygy saklaýyşyň hili entegem gaty pes. (Foto: IWPR) Tamar Tashchyan with her husband Levon and their triplets. (Photo: Nazik Armenakyan) Georgian health minister David Sergeenko. (Photo: Georgian health ministry website) Inside a normal hospital ward. (Photo: Hablemos Press) Ehtiram Pashayev, deputy director of the Public Organisation Against AIDS. (Photo: Vafa Zeynalova)
A grocer’s shop in Baku. (Photo: Maharram Zeynalov)
Women shopping at a state-run pharmacy in Cuba. (Photo: Bitboy/Flickr) Baking bread in the village of Gorelovka in Samtskhe-Javakheti region, southern Georgia. (Photo: Giorgi Kupatadze) Recovering addicts meet in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: IWPR) A centre for disabled children in Jermuk, Armenia. (Photo: Naira Melkumyan)
Georgian health minister David Sergeenko. (Photo: Georgian health ministry website)