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Thousands of children unvaccinated, aid organisation warns

Greece is very close to 'tearing down the vaccination barrier', says Nikitas Kanakis, who heads the Greek section of the international humanitarian aid organisation Médecins du Monde
Enet: December 5, 2013

HIV curbed among Greek drug users

Health officials in Greece say an overhauled AIDS-prevention program has helped curb an alarming spike in the number of cases among drug users.
Ninemsn: December 1, 2013

Greece sets up first 'drug consumption' center

Greece has set up its first "drug consumption" room to contain a surge of infectious diseases among drug addicts in the crisis-hit country, Greece's Organization Against Drugs, OKANA, said on Monday.
eKathimerini: November 26, 2013

Greek Economic Crisis Desperation: Greeks Self-Infecting HIV

The World Health Organization (WHO) has claimed that the Greek economic crisis has led desperate Greeks to self-infect themselves with HIV.
Guardian Express: November 25, 2013

Austerity psychosis hits psychiatric hospitals

Move will effect Dromokaiteio psychiatric hospital in Haidari and Attica psychiatric hospital in Dafni – both in Athens – and Thessaloniki psychiatric hospital
Enet: November 22, 2013

Germany allows 'indeterminate' gender at birth

Germany has become Europe's first country to allow babies with characteristics of both sexes to be registered as neither male nor female.
November 1, 2013

Ancient Greeks, Egyptians were no strangers to cancer

The ancient Greeks and Egyptians were no strangers to breast cancer, even if they weren’t sure exactly what it was.“They were just as smart as we are; they just didn’t have the technology,” said Dr. Toni Storm-Dickerson,
The Columbian: October 6, 2013

Healthcare in crisis-hit Greece under threat

A new round of cuts in debt-hit Greece's troubled health sector could cause irreversible damage to the country's already struggling public healthcare, insiders warn.
AFP: September 16, 2013

Greek generic drugs cost up to 880% more than in Sweden

While Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis may claim that doctors are 'partying' at the expense of patients, his ministry's pricing rules for generic drugs means patients and insurance funds pay much more than their counterparts in Sweden
Enet: September 11, 2013

Laser-guided surgery finds brain cancer's boundary

Laser-guided surgery could improve the odds of removing all of a brain tumour by clearly highlighting its edges, US researchers say.
BBC: September 5, 2013