Multiple media outlets on 26 June reported on the Dissemination Conference of the 2010 Georgia Reproductive Health Survey Final Report which was organized by the UNFPA Georgia CO. The conference presented the survey final report to government officials, representatives of national and international organizations and experts. It also elaborated on relevant recommendations for further efforts in the field.
The press conference, preceding the event was attended by the First Lady of Georgia, Chairperson of the National Reproductive Health Council Mrs. Sandra Elisabeth Roelofs, the Vice Chairman of the Parliament Mr. George Tsereteli, Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs (MoLHSA) Mr. Zurab Tchiaberashvili, UNICEF Representative in Georgia Mr. Roeland Monasch, UNFPA/Georgia Assistant Representative Ms. Tamar Khomasuridze, and Senior Health &Infectious Diseases Adviser, USAID Caucasus Ms. Tamar Sirbiladze.
The 2010 Women Reproductive Health Survey was the third nationally representative survey to collect demographic and reproductive health data at the national and regional level and to track demographic and reproductive health indicators progress over the last decade.
A third round population-based household probability survey of women of childbearing age was conducted in 2010 with the financial support of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and with the technical support of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC, Atlanta, USA). Similar to previous reproductive health surveys, MoLHSA and the National Centre for Disease Control and Public Health were the main national implementing partners. Read in English: Georgia Today and Inter Press News. Read in Georgian: Primetime News, News Georgia, Tribuna, GHN. Watch in Georgian: 1TV and MyVideo