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Report Says Most Greeks Haven’t Seen a Doctor in a Year

According to data from the year 2017, which was published by Eurostat on Monday, Greek citizens are the least likely to visit a doctor...

Brain Drain Leaves Greece’s Hospitals Without Doctors, Unions Say

The alarming numbers at which young Greek doctors leave the country is noted in an open letter of the Union of Doctors in Athens'...

Greek Doctors, Nurses Get Ready for 24-Hour Strike

Medical staff from Greek state hospitals will go on strike on Wednesday, angry at government hiring practices and a lack of money they claim...

Greek Doctors Up in Arms with Short Film against Sexual Harassment

The Medical Association of Athens condemned a short film aiming to highlight the problem of sexual harassment as "slanderous and dangerous". The film by the...

ELSTAT: Number of Registered Doctors in Greece Declining Steadily

There are fewer and fewer doctors staying in Greece to practice medicine, according to the latest findings of the country's statistical agency, ELSTAT. ELSTAT recently...

Greek PM Tsipras Announces Abolition of €5 Fee to Access Hospitals and Hiring of...

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visited the Health Ministry on April 2, announcing that his SYRIZA-led government will improve public health care in the...

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...

Health Cuts Endanger Lives on Greek Island

The health cuts implemented due to the economic crisis have created situations of life and death on the island of Samos, according to a...

Finland Offers 18,000 Jobs in Health Sector, No Interest From Greeks

Eighteen thousand job positions in its Health services offers Finland, with an average salary of 6,000 euros per month, along with free Finnish lessons, transport...

Greek Health Minister Voridis: Tougher Penalties for Reneger Doctors

His will to impose tougher penalties for offenses related to the health sector announced earlier today Greek Health Minister Makis Voridis, noting that instances of...

Greek National Health Provider Slashes Exams

Greek Primary National Health Network (PEDY) will stop covering several examinations such as Pap test, mammogram and prostate MRI. Many tests that can “predict and prevent” cancer are...

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,...

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