Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 200 Million Euros to Greek Health Sector

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced an initial grant of 200 million euros to support the struggling Health sector in Greece. The Ministry of Health...

Three More Casualties of West Nile Virus in Greece

Three people infected with the West Nile virus died of complications related to the illness this summer, Greek authorities said on Friday. All cases were...

Welfare System Needs More Reforms, Greek Officials say

Greece's recession-hit welfare system needs further reforms to keep providing a lifeline to the most vulnerable members of society, Greek officials and experts said. Weakened...

Experts Warn that Greece’s Beaches Could Turn into a Gigantic Ashtray

Greek experts say that the pollution from cigarette butts is threatening the environment and, especially during the summer, the coastal areas where holidaymakers flock. Nearly...

West Nile Mosquito Fever Kills Two People in Greece

The Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention has registered 20 cases of West Nile fever in the country since the beginning of this...

Heatwave Expected Across Greece, Starting this Weekend

The Greek Meteorological Service has issued a warning for extremely high temperatures across the country, starting this weekend through mid next week. The temperatures...

Athens among European Cities Vying for post-Brexit EU Agencies

Athens is among 27 European cities competing to host the agencies that will have to be relocated when Britain completes its exit from the bloc, the European Council announced.

Cyprus Follows in the Footsteps of Greece and Approves Medical Cannabis Bill

The Cyprus government on Wednesday approved a bill allowing the cultivation and provision of medical cannabis, Health Minister Giorgos Pamborides said. Speaking after the cabinet...

Greece’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention Confirms First Case of West Nile Virus...

The first case of West Nile Virus in Greece in the past 2 years has been reported and confirmed by the Center for Disease...

Biggest Blow to Health Sector as Greek Government Prepares to Slash €500 Million

A circular sent out to ministries and state entities by Alternate Finance Minister Giorgos Houliarakis announced that the government will be slashing state expenditures...

Colombia Returns Stolen Hospital Equipment to Greece

Six of the sixteen pieces of medical equipment that were stolen from four hospitals in Greece were returned by the Colombian authorities on Wednesday. Among...

Why Generic Medicine Is Not Popular in Greece

Greeks have had to turn to generic medicine as the economic crisis has worsened over the past few years and fewer people have insurance...

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