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 grocer’s shop in Baku. (Photo: Maharram Zeynalov)
Analysts say bombings in Baghdad in wake of elections unlikely to lead to revival of sectarian warfare. Photo by Ceerwan Aziz/Metrography. Srebrenica war surgeon Dr Ilijaz Pilav at the ceremony in Potocari commemorating the victims of the 1995 massacre. July 11, 2013. (Photo: IWPR) Mammadhasan Hasanov, head of the Mine Victims group in Azerbaijan. (Photo: Gulnaz Qanbarli)
Recovering addicts meet in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: IWPR) Turkmen health ministry building in Ashgabat. The structure may be impressive, but the quality of healthcare services is still poor. (Photo: IWPR)
Georgia's deputy prisons minister Archil Talakvadze (left). (Photo: Georgian prisons ministry website) Women shopping at a state-run pharmacy in Cuba. (Photo: Bitboy/Flickr) Aşgabatdaky Türkmenistanyň Saglygy Saklaýyş ministrliginiň jaýy. Bu jaý belent bolup görünsede, saglygy saklaýyşyň hili entegem gaty pes. (Foto: IWPR) Dushanbe airport, where one HIV expert would like to see screening for returning migrants. (Photo: Galim Faskhutdinov) Uzbekistan’s main HIV/AIDS centre in Tashkent. (Photo: IWPR) Armenia's health ministry is concerned at the high level of smoking-related disease. (Photo: Inna Mkhitaryan)