Greek Inspector General Says Corrupt Doctors are Seldom Disciplined

Greek General Inspector of Public Administration Leandros Rakintzis said that the Central Disciplinary Council (CDC) of the national health system seldom punishes public doctors for offenses. Speaking...

Cypriot Scientists Find New Treatment For Visual Disorder

Cypriot scientists have discovered a new treatment for wet macular degeneration which involves taking high doses of omega-3 fatty acids that improve visual acuity and...

Greek Alt. Health Minister: We are Prepared to Face an Ebola Incident

Greek Alternate Health Minister Leonidas Grigorakos said on Saturday that Greece is prepared for the Ebola virus. "We are ready. We are taking precautionary measures. We have...

Prisoners and Police Officers in Greek Detention Centers Suffer from Tuberculosis

Several prisoners and police officers in Greece have been found infected with tuberculosis. The Greek Center of Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has stated that...

Athens Hospital ‘Employs’ Robot Receptionist

Patients and visitors of Hygeia Hospital in Athens, Greece, will be greeted by a new state-of-the-art robotic receptionist. The robot’s name is “Erato” and it has...

Greek Health Ministry Plan to Deal with Hospital Doctor Shortage

The Greek Health Ministry is drawing a bill where doctors in public hospitals will be hired at the same rate as departures. The Federation of Greek...

Clinic Director Arrested for Bribery

The Director of the Gynaecological Clinic of "Agios Dimitrios" hospital in Thessaloniki, Greece, was been arrested earlier this morning, as he demanded a payoff...

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...

Greek Government Takes Steps to Tackle Ebola Virus

In an effort to stem any potential Ebola virus outbreak within Greece, the Greek Ministry of Health is redoubling its efforts to reinforce the country’s borders and...

More Than 2.5 Million Uninsured Greeks

The number of uninsured citizens in Greece has officially reached 2.5 million people – a "bomb" that, according to some observers, threatens the budget...

Health Ministry Meeting to Discuss Ebola Prevention in Greece

With the recent arrival of the Ebola virus onto European shores, Greek officials are pulling out all the stops to prevent any possible outbreaks of...

Great Numbers of Greek Children Go Unvaccinated

A recent survey conducted by the Greek chapter of Medecins du Monde (MdM) reveals that, in the years since the economic crisis began, the...

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