Category: health


More Greeks take up private insurance

The 23.7 percent year-on-year increase of insurance activity in November constitutes a clear sign of Greeks’ shift toward private insurance in view of the problems in the social security system and public healthcare. It is also a sign of change in the climate of the insurance market from its negative past. Data from the Hellenic […]

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Ongoing investigation on the “Novartis” pharmaceutical

At least 178 witnesses have testified on the case of the “Novartis” pharmaceutical company, with bribes in Greece, according to the preliminary examination conducted by Corruption Prosecutor Ms. Eleni Raikou. An echelon of the FBI that started first to investigate the scandals in many countries is now in Greece and cooperating with the Greek authorities […]

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Cancer-related deaths on the rise in Greece

eKathimerini — One in 10 deaths recorded in Greece in 2014 were caused by cardio vascular complications, while one in four were due to cancers, according to a report published by the Greek Statistical Authority. In total  45,859 people died  of heart and stroke conditions  in 2014,  down from  52,283 deaths in 2000. Deaths from  cancers […]

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