Doctors of the World

Greek Doctor and Philanthropist who Founded MDM Greece Dies

Theophilos Rosenberg, a Greek physician who was the founder of "Doctors of the World," or MDM Greece, passed away on Thursday.

Aid Group: Refugees Health Problems Treated "Inadequately" in Greece

Refugees and migrants in Greece receive little or no medical care for most health problems they face, and fewer than half of those pregnant have access to maternal care, the aid group Doctors of the World announced. Doctors of the...

More Than 1,200 Unaccompanied Child Refugees Waiting for Suitable Accommodations

More than 1,200 unaccompanied child refugees are on waiting lists for a place in suitable accommodations, an associate of the migration policy ministry Alkis Souliotis said on Friday, at an event organized by the “Doctors of the World” in...

Doctors of the World Urge Separate Accommodation for Unaccompanied Minors

  The Greek division of Doctors of the World (MdM-Greece) urged the government and other involved groups to put an end to the matter of unaccompanied minors being held at Moria's detention camp at Lesvos (Mytilene). A press release by...

Doctors of the World Leave Chios Hotspot After Refugee Fight

Two refugees were stabbed and three more suffered serious injuries after a violent fight broke out on Thursday night at the Chios refugee registration center, forcing the Doctors of the World to leave the island. This was the third serious...

New Refugee Crisis Documentary Centres on Volunteers on Greek Islands

A new short documentary entitled "The Journey" sheds light on some of the protagonists of the ongoing refugee crisis. More than 570,000 refugees and migrants have arrived at the Greek islands since the beginning of 2015 according to a new United Nations Refugee...

Number of Unvaccinated Children in Greece Rises due to Economic Crisis

The Greek branch of Doctors of the World reported in a recent press conference that more than 250,000 children in Greece do not have access to public healthcare and do not receive the necessary vaccinations. Doctors of the World general...

Stop Migrant Suffering in Greece; List of Top Humanitarian Organizations

Below, you can find all the useful links and contact information of some of the humanitarian organizations struggling to cope with migrant suffering in Greece on a daily basis. Don't waste any more time, join one of the teams and offer your...

Migrants Released from Criticized Greek Detention Center

It was decided on Wednesday, February 18, that Greek authorities gradually start releasing migrants from Amygdaleza detention center, northwest of Athens. The mass release will start next Tuesday, just days after the center was criticized by Doctors of the...

One Night in Athens Homeless Shelter

Doctors of the World in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens, who provided the space, and other non-governmental organizations, opened a night shelter for homeless people, providing beds, a warm bath and a place for them to wash their clothes. It is a...