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Ioseb Abesadze, the Director Tbilisi's Cancer Prevention Centre. (Photo: Vazha Tavberidze)
23 Nov 20
Regional centre aims to improve historically low rates of detection.
A mother cradles her baby in Santiago de Cuba. (Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
9 Oct 20
New protocols introduced to reduce the number of caesareans may be putting lives at risk.
12 Aug 20
Officials obscure systemic failings – aided by an uncritical media.
Ashot Melikyan, Head of the Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression. (Photo: Committee to Protect Freedom of Expression)
6 Aug 20
Disinformation – sometimes spread by medical experts - has become a serious public health threat.
31 Jul 20
While Havana sends help abroad, medical staff at home are overburdened and under-resourced.
Enguri bridge crossing into Abkhazia. (Photo: Tamuna Shonia)
10 Jul 20
Those dependent on services financed by the Georgian government struggle to access care.
An ICU ward treating COVID-19 patients in Baku, Azerbaijan. (Photo: Aziz Elkhanoglu)
9 Jul 20
Endemic bribery and poor services are hampering the country’s response.
30 Jun 20
Critics say that officials relaxed restrictions far too early.
3 Jun 20
Alternative therapy distributed as “protective” measure against the virus.
Two women stand outside a store in Sukhum (also known as Sukhumi). (Photo: Anaid Gogoryan)
21 May 20
Quick action may have saved territory from being harder hit by the virus.