In Gori, new laboratory is funded from the U.S.
At the end of last week in Gori, regional laboratory of the CDC and public health began to work. This was reported by "Georgia-News" with reference to the press service of the U.S. embassy.
"The laboratory offers citizens the services of public health and laboratory studies a high level in order to identify and prevention of diseases. By the opening of this Laboratory, the U.S. government is helping Georgia to strengthen public health" - according to the press-service.
They added that the opening ceremony was attended by Acting U.S. Ambassador Brigitte Brink and the Minister of Health, Labour and Social Affairs of Georgia Andria Urushadze.
The project to launch the laboratory was funded from the U.S. government. Its cost is estimated at 500 thousand dollars.
The new lab is a part of the laboratory network, which includes same medical facilities in Tbilisi, Kutaisi and Batumi.