Human Rights in Healthcare’ - Presentation of the Publication

9 Sep, 2011

“Human Rights in Healthcare”- Presentation of the publication

Friday, 9 September, 6 p.m.
Tbilisi Marriott Hotel (13 Rustaveli Av., King George and King Mirian Hall)

Human Rights in Healthcare, a guide will be presented to the public in the Tbilisi Marriott Hotel on Friday,  September 9, 6 p.m.

The publication is a practitioner’s guide for lawyers to make it easier for them to employ legal tools to protect the right to health.

The guide deals with constitutional provisions, conventions, laws, bylaws, rights and obligations of medical service providers and patients.  It provides real examples related to patients and health care service providers and considers specific cases. 

The Publication has been prepared by:

The Law, Media and Health Initiative of the Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF), the Public Health Program of the Open Society Institute and Human Rights and Rule of Law Program.


Zaza Meishvili – Supreme Court of Georgia, Deputy Chairman;

Aleksandre Imedashvili – West Georgia District Prosecutor;

Givi Javashvili – Chairman of the National Council on Bioethics of Georgia;

Nino Kiknadze – Director of the OSGF Law, Media and Health Initiative;

Kakhaber Aslanishvili – Lawyer;

Nino Mirzikashvili – Ministry of Labor, Health and Social Affairs, Head Staff of Minister;

Mamuka Jibuti – Tbilisi State Medical University – Dean, School of Public Health.

Contact person: Ana Toklikishvili, the Open Society Georgia Foundation, 595 221 999