11 MAY 2022
Representatives of the Ministry of Health participated in the international seminar in Tbilisi
On May 9-11, 2022 in Tbilisi representatives of the Public Health and Reforms Center of the Ministry of Health - Nabil Seyidov, Head of the Health Policy and Planning Department, Lutfi Gafarov, Head of the Primary Health Care and Family Medicine Department, and Tofig Musayev, Head of the Public Health Department participated in the seminar on "Burden of diseases - general concepts" within the framework of the CATINCA project. The aim of organizing the seminar is to contribute to the formation of methodological skills, the improvement of the information infrastructure for assessment of general indicators of public health, and development of health information systems in accordance with the health policy.
It should be noted that the initiative "CATINCA - Opportunities and infrastructures for health policy development" was put forward by the Working Group on Disease Burden of the Robert Koch Institute (Germany). The CATINCA project, approved by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, is planned to be implemented within three years with participation of the countries of the South Caucasus and Central Asia. The main goal of the project is to bring Central Asia and the South Caucasus closer to the "European Burden of Disease Network" (Burden-EU COST) in order to address existing inequalities in the digitization of health information and evidence-based health policy formulation.