Medical labs out of control

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People in Georgia risk to be diagnosed with diseases they do not have, because of lack of control with the medical laboratories. How reliable are medical laboratories in Georgia, and why does not the Health Ministry control them? was the question, which reporter Dimitri Tikaradze set out to answer.
His conclusion is, that the laboratories do not ... Read More »

Businessmen in white coats


It is not easy – or cheap – to be sick in Tajikistan. Goverment institutions have provided doctors with clear rules on how to handle the prescription of medicine, but these rules are not always obeyed by the doctors. SCOOP-supported journalist Jaloliddin Ahmadov investigated the subject in June 2012. The investigation shows, that the cooperation between pharmaceutical ... Read More »


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