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,...

Oxfam: 5,000 Refugees to be Moved to Mainland Greece

Although no official announcement has been made yet, NGOs working with migrants and refugees in the Greek islands say they have been assured that...

IOM has Provided Health Services to 1,200 Refugees in Greece in Two Months

IOM, the UN Migration Agency, and partner Médecins du Monde (MdM) announced today that together they have rapidly provided primary health care services to...

Greek Gyros in Jeopardy after Potential EU Kebab Ban

The gyros, the most popular fast-food delicacy of Greeks around the world, may be in danger after an EU Parliament vote to ban phosphate...

Amnesty Int’l. Among 12 Groups Asking Greece to Move Refugees Before Winter

The Greek government, with the support of EU leaders, should act now before the onset of winter to end Greece’s “containment policy,” twelve human...

HIV Cases in Greece Drop, Tests Shortages Rise

December 1 is the World AIDS Day, when people around the world look closely into the victims of the epidemic that devastated the world...

Hospital in Northwestern Greece Nominated for International Energy Award

The state hospital of Grevena city, in northwestern Greece, can boast its successful attitude towards energy-saving techniques and of sustainable energy measures at work...

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