Division of Maternal and Child Health, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia
Lela Shengelia, MD, MPH
Head of the Maternal and Child Health, National Center for Disease Control and Public Health of Georgia
Dr. Lela Shengelia was born on June 24, 1969. She completed Medical Institute in Tbilisi, Georgia in 1996. 1997-1998 she studied and worked as a doctor-ordinator in the institute of post-graduate education in the field of obstetrics and gynecology. In 2011, she was awarded Master of Public Health from the Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam as a scholar of the Netherlands Fellowship Programme.
Since 1999, she has been working with non-governmental, international and governmental healthcare organizations. During about 16-years career, she worked as a gynecologist, reproductive healthcare coordinator and a public health specialist.
She is often invited by national and international NGOs and healthcare professional organizations as a resource person to address issues of public health interests, for example: maternal and child health, health information system etc.
Dr. Shengelia is relating to professional and civil society organizations of Georgia.