On April 6, 2022, Natalia Motsonelidze, Chairperson of the Public-Private Partnership Agency, and Levan Batiashvili, Senior Analyst of the Agency, met with Ms. Natia Verdzadze, Tbilisi Manager of the City Cancer Challenge Foundation (C/Can) and Mr. Matthew Morandi, C/Can Health Financing and Digital Manager. The goal of this organization is to create high quality and affordable treatment and provide qualified management of cancer in different cities around the world.
The representatives of the Agency introduced to the guests those criteria set by the legislation regulating public-private partnership, which are necessary for a project to qualify as a public-private partnership project. They provided the guests with information about the Agency’s competence and functions, initiated potential public-private partnership projects, favorable investment environment in Georgia. The Agency expressed its readiness to provide the Foundation with any public information or guidance that will assist the organization with developing and initiating a public-private partnership project.
It should be noted that since 2019, the City Cancer Challenge Foundation has been successfully cooperating with the Tbilisi City Hall and the public agencies responsible for public health management in order to develop nuclear medicine in Georgia, one of the target products of which is to support the provision of cyclotron.