Greece Faces Measles Increase

A new report from Greece’s National Centre for the Control and Prevention of Diseases says it is impossible to rule out not only a...

Health Workers Scuffle with Athens Police (video)

Greek riot police intervened to push away a group of striking workers trying to storm the Ministry of Health in downtown Athens on Thursday. Members...

Greek Health Ministry Amendment Opens Up Pharmacies Market

Having agreed to the measure under the terms of Greece's bailout, the government has finally decided to the full opening of the closed profession...

Greeks Experience ‘Cultural Shift’ on Smoking

Greeks have finally understood the problem of smoking and are kicking the habit, says a leading authority on public health. Speaking to the Greek Reporter,...

Greece to Approve Use of Medical Cannabis

The Greek parliament is expected to approve the medical use of cannabis in the coming weeks, a deputy minister has said, adding that the...

Greeks Give Up Smoking in Record Numbers

Greeks have decided to quit smoking in record numbers, according to a survey by pollsters KAPA Research that covers the past 5 years. The nation-wide...

Greek Citizen Appeals to European Parliament over Smoking Law

A Trikala citizen appealed to the European Parliament, asking for the immediate implementation of the law that bans smoking in closed public places in...

Athens Medical Association: 12,048 Doctors Emigrated from Greece in 10 Years

More than 12,000 doctors have left Greece since 2007, seeking work in Europe and other countries, according to Athens Medical Association (ISA) figures. As a...

Greece Faces Measles Epidemic, Cases Triple in Two Months

Greece is facing a measles epidemic this year with the number of reported cases tripling within two months, according to the National Centre for...

Human Rights Watch Accuses Greece of Neglecting Female Refugees

Greek authorities are failing to provide adequate protection for women and girls living in government-run, European Union-sponsored facilities for asylum seekers, on the island of...

Greek Hospital Thefts Suspects Arrested in Germany and Colombia

Two of five Colombian nationals suspected of stealing expensive medical equipment from Greek hospitals earlier this summer, have been arrested in Germany and Colombia...

France Orders Recall of Baby Formula Available in Greece

France has banned the sale and ordered a recall of several baby formula, milk and baby food products made by French dairy giant Lactalis,...

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