Canadian Firm Plans Production of Medicinal Cannabis in Greece

A Canadian company is planning medicinal cannabis investment in Greece, as a bill on Canabis production and use was passed in principle by the...

Greece First in Antibiotics Use in Europe

According to recent data by the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Greece comes first in antibiotics consumption in the European Union. Kathimerini newspaper,...

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...

HCDCP Announcement on Influenza Α(Η7Ν9)

The novel influenza  Α(Η7Ν9) has put the Hellenic Center for Disease Control & Prevention (HCDCP) on standby. HCDCP is observing the Α(Η7Ν9) course and...

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...

Greece on Alert After 3 People Die from Mutated Flu Virus

Three people already lost their lives due to a mutated flu virus strain (H3N2), while another 31 are currently being hospitalized in Intensive Care...

OKANA Addicts Wait Three Years For Help

According to estimates of the Greek based drug rehabilitation organization OKANA, no less than 18,000 men and 2,500 women in Greece appear to be...

Authorities on Alert Over Measles Outbreak, Says Health Minister Xanthos

"We are not complacent, we are on alert and we are following the instructions given by the National Vaccination Committee based on the changing...

Greece’s Health Ministry Trying to Restrict E-cigarettes in Public Places

The Health Ministry in Greece has drafted a bill that would prohibit the usage of electronic cigarettes in public enclosed places. The bill was tabled...

Greek Health Minister Xanthos’ Warning about the Greek Healthcare System

The Greek healthcare system is in constant danger of a blackout, admitted Health Minister Andreas Xanthos, recognizing the citizens’ ordeal and economic burden. “The...

Greek Surgeon Invents 3D-Printed Instruments for Student Medics

Greek surgeon Petros Baggeas has invented printed three-dimensional surgical instruments with anti-microbial and anti-bacterial properties to be used by medical students. The printed tools were...

Greek Government to Expand Health Coverage for Uninsured

The Greek coalition government is currently working on new healthcare policies to expand free and subsidized health coverage. According to a ministerial decision uninsured Greeks...

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