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Greece Probes Acropolis Safety Concerns After Wheelchair Accident

The recent injury of a man in a wheelchair during his tour on the Acropolis has rekindled the debate on the safety and quality of construction that was undertaken on the monument in 2020. The implementation of concrete pathways had...

First Lung Transplant in Greece in A Decade Declared a Success

The first lung transplant conducted in Greece in a decade took place on July 10, 2020 and the 62-year-old patient was reportedly released from the hospital just this week. The extremely risky surgery is rarely conducted internationally, partially due to...

What Does "I Can't Breathe" Mean to AfroGreeks?

The killing of George Floyd by police in the United States and the subsequent violent protests that continue two months later have shaken the world. The Black Lives Matter movement and the phrase "I Can't Breathe" have gone viral...

Onassis Foundation Donates 13.5 Million Surgical Masks to Greece

Τhe Onassis Foundation has donated 13.5 million surgical masks to the country, which they recently bought and had delivered to Greece from China. On Tuesday, Onassis Foundation President Antonis Papadimitriou delivered the precious cargo to Greek Premier Kyriakos Mitsotakis and Health...

State of the Art Onassis Transplant Center to Become a New Landmark for Greece

Monday was a historic day for the nation of Greece with the groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the beginning of construction for the long-awaited Onassis National Transplant Center in Athens. Along with this momentous event, there was the presentation of an...

Onassis Foundation to Fund Installation of New Elevator and Lights on the Acropolis

Antonis Papadimitriou, the President of the Onassis Foundation, met with Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis at Maximos Mansion on Wednesday morning in Athens. It was made public following their meeting that the Foundation will fund the construction of a new,...

Athens' Henry Dunant Hospital To Return To Greece's National Healthcare System

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras chaired a meeting on Monday at Maximos Mansion in Athens with the managing director of Piraeus Bank and the president of the Onassis Foundation. The conference was called to examine the issue of buying out the...