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Greek Health Ministry to Enforce Dormant Anti-Smoking Law

Greece's Health Minister Andreas Xanthos on Wednesday called on competent authorities to enforce the anti-smoking law, and start strict checks on public places where...

10 Greek Superfoods you Need to Add to your Diet Now

  The popularity of superfoods is growing at a fast pace. This is simply because these mostly natural foods are packed with high levels of...

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...

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