Ebola Outbreak: Greece Takes Special Measures As World Health Organization Diclares Emergency

Greece is the latest country to undertake special emergency measures after the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the virus outbreak an international health emergency. The...

Financial Crisis’ Deadly Effects on Greek Citizens

A study from the University of Cambridge showed that the Greek financial crisis has deadly effects on Greek citizens. The study entitled Health effects of...

40 Greeks Dead from H1N1 Virus

The flu virus (H1N1) is showing an alarming upsurge. There have been 40 fatalities due to the virus, two of which were small children,...

Greek Health Minister Aims to Boost Generic Drugs Sales

Greek Minister of Health Adonis Georgiadis has said that, by the end of next year, Greece aims to triple the amount of generic drugs prescribed, so...

Santorini Hospital With No Doctors

Since 2011, a brand new hospital is constructed on Santorini island but has not been put into operation yet, due to the Greek economic...

Greece Consolidates Health Care in Crisis

Greece's health ministry is merging clinics and creating a new primary national healthcare network in an effort to make the system more efficient amid...

Greek Teens Sexually Active by 14 Years of Age

Greek teens are becoming sexually active by the tender age of 14, while at the same time neglecting the use of condoms or other...

Medical Errors That Shook Greece

From incorrect medical assessments and contaminated blood transfusions, to errors that left patients paralyzed or with serious disabilities, physicians in Greece have also had...

Research: Impact of Greek Crisis on Disease

Tuberculosis, influenza, West Nile virus, transmitted diseases such as AIDS, pulmonary and dental diseases and mental illnesses such as depression, are the main health...

Aids Infected Prostitutes in Athens

As noted in a document signed by the Secretary General for Gender Equality, Zetta Makri, which was sent to the Hellenic Parliament after a...

Nurses Leaving Greece to Find Work Abroad

One more sector of health professionals is suffering in Greece after the effects of the economic crisis. Not only are Greek doctors leaving the...

Greek Former PM George Papandreou on Marijuana: “Legalize it”

In an article entitled “An innovative approach to the use of marijuana,” which was uploaded on Mr. George Papandreou’s personal website, the former Prime...

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