On March 16, 2016 International University Hospital “IUHB” was opened in Batumi. Hospital that will accommodate 103 patients employs 400 persons. The medical personnel is composed of Georgian and foreign experts.
“I am very glad that today we have the opportunity to open the hospital, which is another example of partnership, brotherhood and friendship between Georgia and Turkey. This International University Hospital will enable students from Georgia and neighboring countries to obtain the highest quality education. As a young man I had an opportunity to study at Tbilisi State Medical Institute-since I obtained my first degree in medicine. Hence, I envy the people who will be able to study at such a medical institution,”-the Prime Minister noted in his speech.
Giorgi Kvirikashvili thanked Cardiologist and the university rector Ismet Mikeladze-Turkish citizen, for his work in hospital.
It is noteworthy, that BAU International University, Batumi is located in the same building as a new International University Hospital. This will enable us to provide the best education for the medical students, as they will receive clinical experience from the first year of their education.
The hospital “IUHB” is equipped with modern technology of the highest quality that will ensure conducting of accurate diagnostics and high quality outpatient and residential treatment. Adding of oncology practice is also intended in the near future. Investment in an amount of 25 million GEL was provided for the construction of the hospital. The “IUHB” is one of the first medical institutions in Georgia, where the institute of advocate of patients`s rights was introduced.
During the opening ceremony one-minute silence was observed to commemorate the victims of the explosion in Turkey few days ago.