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Georgian retirees receive free dental care2012-08-14 18:42
In Georgia, in anticipation of the parliamentary election there was launched presidential program providing free dental care to the low-income seniors. This was reported by the NEWS.am.gt-en-newsitem-inside
According to the edition, the program called "Smiling Georgia" was started in the Guria region (in the west of the country). The buses equipped with the dental offices and a group of 12 physicians has arrived there.
About 300 people have already benefited the advantages of this program. Representatives of the Georgian government, observing the implementation of the program, also arrived to the region.
As recalled by the Lenta.ru, although, according to the media, the program has just started, previously it was reported that it had already been realized in Batumi.
Program was announced in December 2011. The corresponding statement was made by Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili during the meeting with low-income people at a soup kitchen. "We are preparing dentists and allocate appropriate funds for the program, which is called "Smiling Georgia". Let's start with the people in this soup kitchen and so on. We will provide dental services to all elder people in Georgia", he said.