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...

Tsipras Promises Hundreds of New Health Clinics as Unionists Protest Cuts (video)

Greek PM Alexis Tsipras received a hostile welcome by dozens of health care employees as he arrived at the Ministry of Health on Friday...

Municipal Authorities Across Greeks Spray Trash Mounts to Prevent Contamination

Municipal authorities across Greece have started sending crews to spray the piles of garbage in order to prevent contamination. The trash collectors strike continues for...

Well-Known Greek Journalist and Presenter Dies of Anorexia

Well-known journalist and presenter Nanna Karagianni, was found dead on Tuesday at 3 p.m. in her Kypseli home in Athens. She was only 38...

Ambulances, Workers on Greek Islands Scarce and Overstretched

The Greek islands are a popular destination that bring in holiday-goers from all around the world and according to the Panhellenic Federation of Public...

Raising Awareness for Blood Donations in Greece on World Blood Donation Day

World Blood Donation Day is celebrated annually on June 14 across the globe in order to raise awareness of the need for safe blood...

5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that...

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