Doctor on Greek Island Quits Due to Lack of Affordable Housing
A Greek doctor on the island of Milos claims she was forced to quit her job and leave the island due to what she stated was a lack of "decent" accommodation, the island's local health center announced on Tuesday. The...
Greece Drafts Private Doctors as Covid-19 Cases Surge
Covid-19: New Rise in ICU Patients as Greece Mobilizes Private Doctors
Greece confirmed a new rise in Covid-19 patients who are hospitalized in ICU at the country's hospitals, with their number jumping to 681.
Greece Appeals for More Doctors as Covid Hospitals Reach Breaking Point
Greece appealed to the private sector doctors to help out in the National Health System (ESY), due to increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases.
SNF Donates $7,500,000 to Greek Doctors and Nurses for Covid-19 Efforts
As a sign of their deep appreciation for their life-saving efforts this past Spring, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation will be paying a total 6.6 million euros ($7.5 million) to doctors and nurses working during the coronavirus pandemic. The announcement came...
Moving Scenes as Hospital Staff Applauds Baby Taken Off Ventilator in Spain
Moving scenes took place recently in a hospital in the city of Malaga, Spain, when doctors took a four-month baby who had been infected with the COVID-19 coronavirus off the ventilator that had been breathing for him. The baby has...
Greece Calls for Volunteers to Assist the Country's Healthcare System
The Greek authorities issued on Monday a national call for volunteers to assist the National Health System of the country in its ongoing effort to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. The state is now asking for volunteer doctors, nurses, psychologists, and...
Hellenic Diaspora Medical Forum Underway in Thessaloniki
A host of prominent Greek doctors and academics from all corners of the globe have gathered in Thessaloniki for the two-day Hellenic Diaspora Medical Forum which begins on Friday. It is an initiative of the Department of Medicine of the...
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 of all the citizens from all 28 nations of the European Union. Eurostat, which is the...
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' and Piraeus' hospitals. The numerous cuts implemented on the budgets of hospitals over the past years,...