Healthcare Sector Development in Georgia – the Third MEETING ROOM Conference by PASHA Bank


On June 9th in Radisson Blu Iveria Hotel PASHA Bank hosted its third business conference under the auspices of MEETING ROOM with the topic being “Healthcare Sector Development in Georgia.”

MEETING ROOM brought together a diverse group of players from public and private sectors to discuss major issues concerning the healthcare sector. The MEETING ROOM covered, among others, the following topics: overview of the healthcare sector, capital as a crucial pillar for healthcare sector development, current state and future vision for healthcare sector, implementation of effective hospital management processes in a developing and dynamic healthcare system, integration of Georgia’s private insurance system and the universal healthcare program, successful healthcare projects in rural areas, specific considerations for financing healthcare projects.

The presentations were delivered by following speakers:

  • Ketevan Goginashvili - Head of Health Policy Division at Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Affairs of Georgia
  • Davit Vakhtangishvili- Deputy CEO (Finance), EVEX Medical Corporation
  • Ana Kurkhuli - CFO of Vivo Medical Group
  • Besik Pestvenidze - Health Insurance Director, GPI Holding
  • Nodar Chikovani - Regional Coordinator, Medical Corporation Primed 
  • Goga Japaridze - CCO, Member of the Board of Directors of PASHA Bank

The meeting was moderated by George Sharashidze, General Manager of Georgia Today Group.

“On June 9th PASHA Bank held its third conference in the scope of the MEETING ROOM this time to discuss the Healthcare Sector in Georgia from various perspectives. This time again the gathering was engaging and informative, and the feedbacks we received from the guests were positive and inspiring. We plan to organize one more conference in 2017 as we see that this project provides a good platform for open discussions in different industries,” - said Goga Japaridze, CCO, Member of the Board of Directors at PASHA Bank.


MEETING ROOM is a project initiated by PASHA Bank - a series of business conferences that aims to bring together participants from various sectors providing a platform for sharing ideas and best practices as it relates to raising the capital for a wide range of industries. 

The previous two meetings were held in June and December of last year with the topics being “Hotel Development in Georgia” and Sustainable Energy Development in Georgia - Case for Hydro Power Plants”.