Partners for Health NGO (PfH)
(formerly – Atlanta-Tbilisi Health Partnership Program, ATHPP)

 


Structure:

PfH represents an association (union) type NGO. It is ruled by General Meetings of NGO members. Between the meetings the Board administers NGO. Board Chairman acts as a CEO (Director).

 

Board members:

  • Dr. Zviad Kirtava (Board Chairman/CEO), MD, PhD, Internal Medicine/Rheumatology – European Commission Expert in e-Health (Telemedicine/Distance Learning), Health Management, Clinical Pharmacology, Evidence Based Medicine/CPG, Quality Control, Migrants Health, Intergenerational Family Solidarity;

  • Dr. Marine Kvaraia (Vice-Chair), MD, cardiologist – Expert in web-medicine/Internet-communications, medical informatics, health portals, Business Administration;

  • Dr. David Khubua – Expert in Health Management, Public Health, Healthcare Financing, Health Insurance, Primary Care Systems, Family Medicine.

  • Dr. Nino Rachvelishvili, MD, PhD (Internal Medicine/Gastroenterology/Immunology) – Council of Europe Expert in International Health, Evidence Based Medicine, CPG assessment (AGREE), Medical informatics, Clinical Pharmacology;

  • Dr. Natela Partskhaladze, MD, MSW – Expert in Children Health, Social Work, International Health, Nursing Education.

  • Mr. David Meskhishvili, BSc (Computer Science); IT and web-technologies.

 

Active participants of PfH NGO Projects in 2015-2017 years:

  • Zviad Kirtava (Board Chairman/CEO), MD, PhD,

  • Marine Kvaraia (Vice-Chair), MD, cardiologist, Medportal.ge

  • David Khubua, MD, Healthcare Management and Insurance

  • Irina Benidze, MD – CPG Development/health portals

  • David Jorjoliani, MSME, PhD (Mechanical Engineering); Master of IT, system administration and web-technologies.

  • Kakhaber Kashmadze, BIT - Health IT solutions, EMR development, e-Registries, health web-solutions

  • Ana Zarubina, BAcc, - accounting and audit

 

 

Consultants & Partners:

  • Assist. Prof. Maka Gegenava, MD, PhD – Dept of Int. Medicine, TSMU, Consultant in eHealth/telemonitoring,

  • Assist. Prof. Thea Gegenava, MD, PhD – Dept of Int. Medicine, TSMU; in eHealth/telecardiology

  • Prof. Gaiane Simonia, MD, PhD – Head of Div. of Geriatrics, Dept of Int. Medicine, Tbilisi State Medical University (TSMU) – Consultant in Geriatrics and Cardiology

  • Assoc. Prof. Irina Andronikashvili - Div. of Geriatrics, Dept of Int. Medicine, TSMU, Consultant in Geriatrics and Telecardiology Consultant in Geriatrics and Cardiology

  • Dr. Zviad Matoshvili, MD, PhD – Head of Arrhythmology Center RhytmArt at Central University Hospital – consultant telecardiology

  • Prof. Sofia Kasradze, MD, PhD, - Director of the Institute of Neurology and Neuropsychology; – Consultant in e-Registries/teleneurology

  • Theona Shulaia, MD, doctorate student – Director of Georgian Association of Dermatology Dermoscopy and Skin Optical Diagnostics - eHealth/m-Health/teledermatology

  • Prof. Natalia Kiladze, MD, PhD – Dept of Dermatology, TSMU

  • Prof. Paliko Kasradze, MD, PhD – TSMU Dept of Sports Medicine - telerehabilitation

  • Dr. Lela Sturua, Head of non-infectious Diseases Dept at National Center for Disease Control and Public Health – Consultant in Migrants Health and epidemiology