Christian Democratic Movement of Georgia proposes three new initiatives in regards with the health insurance programs to the government. Opposition party believes that the list of the medicines included in the insurance packages should be enhanced, high-technology examinations should be financed with 80% and the rehabilitation programs for the disabled persons should be also included in the budget-funded insurance service.
Magda Anikashvili of the party briefed in this regards today. She said improvement of the health programs was impossible without these three major changes. The opposition party plans to discuss their initiative at the plenary session of the parliament soon.
Prime Minister of Georgia has reviewed processes in the agriculture sector after the scandal in the ministry of agriculture, where eight employs were arrested with the charges of machinations and embezzlement.
Georgia`s president Mikheil Saakashvili has denied suggestions that one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects was given extremist training in his country. Saakashvili talked about this in the interview with Sky News.
Health Care Committee of the parliament of Georgia will discuss the initiative of the Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II on prohibiting abortion on legislative level. Majority MPs say the initiative will be discussed with the participation of medical experts, public figures and NGO sector.
Leak of a secretly recorded threesome sex video, which was available on the internet and which purportedly featured a man who has recently been fiercely criticizing some senior officials, has further fueled concerns over privacy rights in Georgia.