Athens Medical Association: Hospitals Experiencing Shortages, Postponing Cancer Treatments

Shortages of essential supplies and medication are forcing Greek hospitals to postpone scheduled treatments, including those for cancer patients, the Athens Medical Association (AMA)...

ESDY Survey Shows Greeks Suffering from Mental Health Issues

A nationwide survey by the National School of Public Health (ESDY) has revealed that living under prolonged stressful circumstances has caused Greeks to complain...

UNHCR Urges Swift Resettlement of Migrants from Greek Islands Due to Harsh Winter Conditions

On Friday the United Nation’s refugee agency (UNHCR) urged authorities to speed up the relocation of over 15,000 migrants, saying that they are living...

Veterinarians Detect Brucellosis in Cattle Herd in Northern Greece

Sixty cattle at a free range cattle farm in the area of Skiti, near Kozani, will be slaughtered after blood tests revealed more than...

Greek Health Authorities Issue Flu Outbreak Warning

Health authorities sound the alarm as Greece enters the main phase of the influenza outbreak. According to the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention...

Flu Strikes Migrants Left Out in Tents in Aegean Islands’ Camps

As Greece is struck by the winter cold, many refugees living in the migrant reception centers throughout the country are being forced to live...

Greece on Alert Following Detection of H5N8 Virus in Wild Swan

Greece’s veterinary services are on increased alert to prevent the transmission of H5N8 avian influenza from wild birds to poultry, after the detection of...

Health Minister: Guardian Article on Greek Healthcare Is Based on Old Data

A press report on Greece’s healthcare system published on “The Guardian” website on Sunday was based on outdated information and on the “irresponsible scaremongering”...

Greek Health System in Collapse, Says Guardian

"Rising mortality rates, an increase in life-threatening infections and a shortage of staff and medical equipment are crippling Greece’s health system," a Guardian report...

ELSTAT: Number of Registered Doctors in Greece Declining Steadily

There are fewer and fewer doctors staying in Greece to practice medicine, according to the latest findings of the country's statistical agency, ELSTAT. ELSTAT recently...

Social Crisis in Greece Gets Worse, Austrian NGO says

The Greek crisis from a social and humanitarian point of view is getting worse, especially in the capital, according to Austrian newspaper Wiener Zeitung. The...

Study: Greek Teenagers Drink and Don’t Exercise

Greek teenagers drink at an early age and do not participate in sports; as a result, they are prone to ill health in their...

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