Germany gifts medical equipment to Georgia

German Embassy to Georgia handed 11 microscopes and a phototherapy lamp to Georgia’s Medical University. Photo by MyMedBlog., 03 Nov 2016 - 11:49, Tbilisi,Georgia

Germany has today gifted top-of-the-line medical equipment to one of Georgia's top universities to advance the medical studies of the country's future doctors.

Today Germany’s newly appointed Ambassador to Georgia Heike Peitsch handed 11 microscopes and a phototherapy lamp to Georgia’s State Medical University. 

The microscopes will be used by students, while the lamp will be installed at the University’s Children’s Clinic.

The German Embassy to Georgia reported the microscopes were gifted by the Bonn University Clinic for Experimental Hematology and Transphusiology and the phototherapy lamp by a German firm named Kreienbaum. 

Transportation expenses of the medical equipment were covered by the Foreign Ministry of Germany. 

The German Embassy said since 2011 the country has provided a large amount of medical equipment to Georgia. 

Sometimes small things make differences, I am happy we once again managed to help the Medical University improve its medical equipment,” the Ambassador said.

The Embassy highlighted the role of German Professor Michael Lentze in the process of sending the equipment to Georgia; he spent several months in Georgia annually to support Georgian doctors and researchers in the pediatric and children’s gastroenterology areas.

Rector of the Medical University Zurab Vadachkoria and he and all University staff thanked Germany for its assistance.