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Caritas Czech Republic launches an appeal for Afghanistan
September 7, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Caritas Czech Republic launches an appeal for Afghanistan

Afghanistan has long been facing conflicts, the effects of climate change and poverty. The recent takeover of the country by the Taliban will inevitably deepen the humanitarian crisis and significantly worsen the security situation in the country. A large number of Afghans have no choice but to flee the country and seek a safer place to live. A significant increase in the number of refugees in the surrounding states is expected. In response to the situation, Caritas Czech Republic is launching the appeal Caritas Czech Republic for Afghanistan to help refugees in neighbouring countries.

Caritas Czech Republic Pilots Innovative Slovak-Made Telemedicine Device
August 30, 2021 News

Caritas Czech Republic Pilots Innovative Slovak-Made Telemedicine Device

Telemonitoring has become especially important during the COVID-19 pandemic when patients became worried about the possibility of transmitting the infection during the visits to clinics. Caritas Czech Republic is piloting a Slovak-made innovative solution Scase that will help Georgia’s primary health care system in telemedicine. Scase is a portable medical diagnostic device that can measure four vital signs at the same time.

Jiri Skvor from CCR Headquarters States Georgian Mission is "Perfectly Functioning"
August 12, 2021 News

Jiri Skvor from CCR Headquarters States Georgian Mission is "Perfectly Functioning"

In July 2021, Caritas Czech Republic's mission in Georgia went on a two-day retreat that effectively contributed to the mission’s team building, revealed achievements and failures, and helped to outline the organization’s future strategies. Jiri Skvor, Head of Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation Department of Caritas Czech Republic also participated in the event. Afterward, he got acquainted with the CCR-supported projects in rural Georgia and met with high-ranking representatives of our local and international partners. At the end of his visit, Jiri assessed the mission, “perfectly functioning, full of dedicated and experienced professionals, carrying very strong expertise.”

CCR Introduces Comprehensive Information Systems to the Ministry of Health of Georgia
July 31, 2021 News

CCR Introduces Comprehensive Information Systems to the Ministry of Health of Georgia

Having qualified medical personnel and delivering quality primary health care services are key elements of a strong health care system. Caritas Czech Republic has been actively supporting the strengthening of Georgian health care system for years. Thanks to the financial support from Czech Development Agency and UNICEF, CCR introduces comprehensive IT solutions to the Ministry of Health of Georgia which will contribute to the monitoring of the quality of health services, timely clinical decision-making and will result in improved patient outcomes.

To Better Respond to Pandemic, CCR Delivers Pulse Oximeters to ESCUAC
July 14, 2021 News

To Better Respond to Pandemic, CCR Delivers Pulse Oximeters to ESCUAC

Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) immediately tailored its activities to support Georgian healthcare system in proper and timely management of the occurred unusual situation. Thanks to International Visegrad Fund, CCR greatly alleviated the work of rural doctors in West Georgia.