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A press report on Greece’s healthcare system published on “The Guardian” website on Sunday was based on outdated information and on the “irresponsible scaremongering”...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

OIE Reports: Greece Discovers Case of H5N8 Bird Flu in Wild Swan at Evros...

On Monday, the World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) announced that Greece has reported a case of the dangerously contagious H5N8 bird flu virus...

POEDIN: State of Regional Health Centers Dire

The state of regional health centers was the focus of a new survey by the Panhellenic Federation of Employees at Public Hospitals (POEDIN). The survey...

Greek Doctors Help 67-Year-Old Carry Daughter’s Child as Surrogate Mom

A 67-year-old woman in Greece gave birth to her own grandchild as a surrogate mother earlier this week, carrying her daughter's child after a...

Exposure to Aspropyrgos Factory Fire Means 13% Increased Chance of Developing Cancer, Experts Say

Some disturbing news was announced at an event by the coordinator of CROME-LIFE, the Cross-Mediterranean Environment and Health Network who stated that people who live in...

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