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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Donates 200 Million Euros to Greek Health Sector

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced an initial grant of 200 million euros to support the struggling Health sector in Greece. The Ministry of Health...

Greek Parliament Approves in Principle Health Bill on Primary Care

A health ministry bill introducing changes to primary care was approved in principle during a parliament session on Thursday. During the vote, SYRIZA and ANEL...

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...

PM Tsipras: Revolutionary Initiative in the Health Sector

"We are giving a hard battle to stop the brain drain," Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday. Addressing new doctors, he said: "I...

Greek Research Team’s Findings Spark New Hope for Parkinson’s Cure

A team of Greek medical researchers has discovered a substance that successfully treated laboratory mice suffering from the equivalent of human Parkinson's Disease, creating...

Greece and Balkan Initiative Looking for Better Treatment of Multiple Myeloma Patients

The Plasma Cell Dyscrasias Unit of the Medical Faculty Therapeutic Clinic of the National University of Athens is taking an initiative in the Balkans...

ICAP: Private Health Services Sector Continues to Shrink in Greece

Greece's private health services market size shrank for the fourth successive year in 2016, a survey by ICAP Group SA on Private Health Services,...

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)...

Greece’s Blood Banks Face Shortage

Many people in Greece who receive regular blood transfusions are not able to have a complete transfusion due to blood shortages throughout the country's blood...

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...

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...

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...

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