Greek Health Ministry Withdraws Nurses’ Prescription Decree After Reactions

Greek Health Minister Makis Voridis has finally decided to withdraw his decree allowing nurses to prescribe drugs and medical supplies to patients, just three days ahead...

Australian Nursing Homes Hiring Nurses From Greece

Fronditha Care, an organization established to provide care services for the Greek-Australian elderly in Melbourne and Newcastle, has organized a special workshop in Athens in...

Mediterranean Diet an Ancient Greek Invention, University of Exeter Study Says

Ancient Greek doctors were the ones who invented the infamous Mediterranean diet, as hippocratic physicians used rich flavors in food in order to treat...

Number of Greeks Donating Blood is Dropping

The number of blood donors in Greece is decreasing significantly, according to figures by the National Center for Blood Donation (EKEA). Data provided by EKEA show a...

Red Alert in Greece and Europe Over Flu Virus

The rapid spread of the flu virus in Greece is due to the fact that this year's vaccine is not effective against the A(H3N2)...

Four Deaths Due to Flu Epidemic Outbreak in Greece

The influenza virus is spreading rapidly in Greece this winter, with four deaths recorded so far, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control...

Greek Superfoods: Good for You, Good for Greece

Two Greek clinical dieticians, Asteria Stamataki and Constantinos Xenos, wrote a book on Greek superfoods, not all widely known, but with miraculous qualities. The book...

Greek Schoolchildren of Poor Areas Face ‘Food Insecurity’

More than half of the Greek schoolchildren living in the country’s poor areas face “food insecurity,” suffering from a lack of access to enough...

OECD Report: Life Expectancy Rises in Greece

Life expectancy at birth has risen in Greece reaching 80.7 years, while the EU28 average is 79.2 years, according to a new OECD report. Published...

Less Cases of AIDS in Greece in 2014

World AIDS Day in 2014 finds Greece on a positive note as cases have decreased this year, after a rise in HIV infections in...

HIV Infections in Greece Decrease After Recent Spike

The Hellenic Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has recently announced that the number of HIV infections in 2013 fell for the first time...

700 Immigrants of M/V ‘Baris’ to be Tested for Ebola

In a basketball court in Ierapetra, Crete, will eventually be transferred the 700 immigrants from various countries that were on board the cargo ship M/V...

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