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Inmate who uploaded pictures from Athens prison hospital to be charged

The inmate who captured with a mobile phone the inhumane conditions at Korydalos prison hospital and uploaded them on social media is to appear before the Disciplinary Board of the largest prison in Athens. According to the Initiative for Prisoners’ Rights , despite the furor created in and outside the …

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Appalling conditions in hospital wing of Greece’s biggest prison Korydallos

A dramatic appeal was launched in the name of some 180 chronic-ill prisoners in Greece’s biggest prison Korydallos in Athens asking for proper health care treatment. Heart and kidney patients, HIV positive patients, people suffering from diseases, contagious or not, stuck together in what they call the “hellhole” of Korydallos. …

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One in four chronic-ill Greeks cut on food & electricity to buy medication

Economic hardship – chronic sickness: one of the real plaques that hit thousands of Greek households suffering from income cuts, tax hikes, cuts in health care and welfare and increase in health care participation. According to a nationwide survey, one in four Greeks suffering from chronic illness have to cut …

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Humanitarian crisis: Greeks take action for free health care for uninsured citizens in need

As the economic crisis in Greece has turned into a humanitarian one and thousands of citizens are unable to receive basic health care and medicine,  the Athens Medical Association (ISA) and the Association of Pharmaceutical Companies will join forces with the Greek church and “adopt” a chronic-ill, unsinsured citizen in need. The program is supported by the …

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