Greece Receives New Air Ambulances Donated by Niarchos Foundation
The fleet of the emergency care Greek health services (EKAV) welcomed the addition of two Beechcraft King Air 350 air ambulances which landed in Greece on Thursday, acquired by a grant from the Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF). Previously, in March,...
Covid-19: Cases, Intubations Remain High in Greece
Greece identified a total of 3,062 Covid-19 cases in the country Wednesday, 524 fewer than the record 3,586 cases diagnosed Tuesday.
Covid-19: Record Number of Intubations in Greece Thursday
A total of 645 patients with Covid-19 are intubated in Greece Thursday, making it the highest number ever recorded in the country.
Covid-19: Intubations, Deaths on the Rise in Greece
Intubations and deaths continue to rise in Greece as the country recorded a total of 2,570 cases of Covid-19 on Thursday.
Increasing Number of Patients in ICUs Puts Strain on Greek Health System
The number of people with the coronavirus who require intubation has caused concern amongst Greek health officials.
Coronavirus in Greece: 466 Patients on Ventilators
Greece confirmed on Sunday 1,142 new coronavirus infections in the last 24 hours, while 466 patients are on ventilators in hospitals.
Italian Police Arrest Colombians Wanted for Greek Hospital Thefts
Italian police have arrested two Colombian men suspected of being part of a gang which stole expensive medical equipment from Greek public hospitals in May 2017. Greek police had informed Interpol, with international arrest warrants pending in the hands of...
Greek Hospital Thefts Suspects Arrested in Germany and Colombia
Two of five Colombian nationals suspected of stealing expensive medical equipment from Greek hospitals earlier this summer, have been arrested in Germany and Colombia on the basis of international arrest warrants, Greek police announced on Monday. They said that a...
Greek PM Attacks Previous Governments for Poor Conditions of Health System
Speaking in Greek Parliament on Friday, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras attacked previous administrations for the poor condition of the National Health System, while announcing a committee to investigate scandals involving previous health officials. On the weekly "Hour of the Prime...
Greek National Primary Health Network on the Brink of Collapse
Officials of the National Primary Health Network (PEDY) warn that the network is at the brink of collapse after it has been "abandoned" by the Greek government and doctors leave one after the other. According to PEDY officials, the health...