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Greece Reports 28 Additional Cases of Covid-19; One Death

Health officials from Greece's National Public Health Organization reported that 28 new cases of Covid-19 have been diagnosed in the country during the past 24 hours. The announcement was released to the public early on Friday, July 17. According to...

Greek Leadership Pays Tribute to Greek Medical Staff on World Health Day

President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou, on the occasion of World Health Day on April 7, hailed the enormous efforts Greece's medical and paramedic personnel have put forth to combat the coronavirus pandemic. ''We dedicate World Health Day to...

Stavros Niarchos Foundation to Build Three New Public Hospitals in Greece

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced on Thursday that it will build three new hospitals and provide funding for other health initiatives in Greece which will together represent a donation of 420 million euros ($460 million) to healthcare in...

Greece Announces Additional Precautionary Measures for Coronavirus Emergency

An additional package of measures to protect the country against a coronavirus outbreak was decided at the Greek National Public Health Council, which convened on Monday, in the presence of Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias in Athens. The measures include an...

Greece Intensifies Preparations for Potential Coronavirus Cases

Greece's Health authorities, as well as its Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias, are in regular contact with the World Health Organisation (WHO), the European Centre for Disease Control (ECDC), European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakidou, and the...

Greece Designates Referral Hospitals for Coronavirus

Greek Health Minister Vassilis Kikilias on Tuesday designated medical centers across the country which will be tasked with functioning as referral hospitals which will have to deal with potential cases of the deadly coronavirus. The decision was taken during a...

One-Hundred Eleven Die from Influenza in Greece This Year

Twenty more citizens died from influenza complications last week in Greece, according to the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO), which published its latest figures on Thursday. A total of one hundred and eleven patients have succumbed to...

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...

Influenza Outbreak Claims at Least 18 Lives in Greece

An outbreak of influenza, commonly known as the winter flu, has killed 18 people across the country in just one week, Greek public health authorities revealed on Friday. New data from the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO)...

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,...