Raising Awareness for Blood Donations in Greece on World Blood Donation Day

World Blood Donation Day is celebrated annually on June 14 across the globe in order to raise awareness of the need for safe blood...

Benefits of Spending Easter With Family

The pace of modern life may not leave many families with sufficient time to share meals. With the Greek crisis and current economic problems...

Huffington Post: The Reality Behind The Greek ‘Success Story’

On the occasion of the Greek “success story,” as claimed by Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis during his recent visit to the Imperial College...

Allergic Reaction to Antibiotic Kills 5-year-old Girl in Florina

In the village of Variko in Florina, a 5-year-old girl has died following being prescribed an antibiotic by a private doctor to combat a...

Greece Tops List of Heart Disease and Strokes in Europe

Greece tops the list for heart disease and stroke deaths as a result of smoking and obesity, as the latest OECD health report...

Pharmacist Unions Warn Medicines No Longer Given on Credit

Pharmacist unions have warned that, from September, they will stop selling medicines on credit to insurants of social security funds that owe them money,...

One-Hundred Eleven Die from Influenza in Greece This Year

Twenty more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), which published...

West Nile Virus: 2 Deaths and 46 Cases Reported So Far

Two people have died of the West Nile virus, while a total of 46 cases have been reported, according to a statement of KEELPNO. Ten cases have been recorded in Eastern Attica, and the...

JPMorgan CEO’s Visit in Athens Canceled

JPMorgan Chase & Co Chairman, President and CEO Jamie Dimon canceled his two-day visit to Athens due to medical reasons. He was supposed to arrive...

Greek Mother Pleads for Help for 5 Year Old Dimitris (video)

Ioanna, a 34-old mother from Chania in Crete, is pleading for help to save her 5 year old boy who is suffering from a...

The Greek Health Ministry’s Proposals for Health Coverage of Uninsured

The unemployed, uninsured, and the poor, who need health care and are lost in the bureaucracy of a National Health System, resort to health...

Dr. Papadopoulou Awarded “Best Young Researcher in 2011”

Anastasia Papadopoulou's latest research offers hope to patients being treated for rheumatoid arthritis. The Doctor of AUTH was honored with the title of the best young researcher...

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