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Health Ministry Says There Is 'Not a Proven Outbreak' of Malaria in Greece
"There is absolutely no reason to have concerns over the possibility of a malaria outbreak," the secretary general of the Health Ministry Yiannis Baskozos said in an interview with the Athens - Macedonian News Agency on Tuesday. "Spreading unjustified concerns...
Greek Pharmacists Launch 24-Hour Nationwide Strikes
Greek pharmacists across the country are planning to protest outside Greece's Ministry of Health on Monday at 1pm in a 24-hour strike, reacting to the government's measures that aim to enable non-pharmacists to open pharmacies. The General Assembly of the Panhellenic Pharmaceutical Association,...
6 People Heavily Injured During Fire at Aspropyrgos Refineries
Six people were seriously injured, while two of them are in critical condition, when a fire broke out at the Hellenic Petroleum refinery tank in Aspropyrgos, Greece on Friday, May 8. The injured have been transferred to Thriasio and...
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 Hospital Doctors (OENGE) estimates that there is a shortage of some 6,000 doctors in public...
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 stock its hospitals. According to a recent Ministry of Health statement, the Secretariat of Public Health...
Shocking Shortage of Doctors on Greek Islands
While millions of tourists are flooding the Greek islands, a shortage of doctors, nurses and technical equipment proves once again that residents and visitors are in danger of not receiving proper medical treatment in case of accident or illness. Naxos...
Greeks Start Smoking at the Age of 12
Greece once more captures the media spotlight but not for the right reasons. Greek children smoking at school has become a common phenomenon according to a survey of smoking published on Monday, January 27, by the Ministry of Health. The...
Greek Doctors Extend Strike
Doctors of EOPYY have decided once more to extend their strike until February 7. On Thursday morning, doctors gathered outside the Social Insurance Institute (IKA) office in Pagrati and held a protest rally. “We are on strike not because...
Anti-Smoking Law a Joke
While the Greek Ministry of Health has made it crystal clear that it will not tolerate further violation of the anti-smoking law, along with a campaign of systematic controls during the holidays, absolutely nothing has happened and no fines have been...