Women's Health in Georgia

Total Fertility Rate (TFR): 1.4
Female Life Expectancy at Birth: 79 years
Births Attended by Skilled Health Personnel: 96%
HIV Among Females, Ages 15-24, 2007/2008: 0.1%
Lifetime Risk of Maternal Death: 1 in 1100
Breast Cancer Incidence: 52.6/100,000
Cervical Cancer Incidence: 13.5/100,000

During the same year 51% of newly detected breast cancer cases and 49% of newly detected cervical cancer cases were on stages III and IV: too late for effective treatment.

Projects

The Survive Project

In response to Georgia's alarming breast and cervical cancer mortality rates, JSI is promoting early screening and reinforcing provider and health facility referral skills.

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Sustaining Family Planning and Maternal and Child Health Services in Georgia (Sustain)

By making evidence-based reproductive health the industry standard in Georgia's developing health system, JSI is increasing women's access to modern maternal care.

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Eastern Europe/Eurasia Family Planning Project (2006-2009)

Quality of family planning services and contraceptive adherence improved in Georgia after JSI implemented a supportive supervision system.

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Healthy Women in Georgia (2003-2009)

For over 6 years, JSI worked to expand family planning services and antenatal care in 44 health facilities in Georgia's disadvantaged rural and urban communities.

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