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Of “Greek Aryan Race” with a history of 13 million years…

“In this holy place, the prototype, the Euro-Mediterranean type, the Greek, the White, the representative of the Aryan race was born 13 million years ago,” writes Vasileia Stergiopoulou in the introduction of her book “Prehistoric Times” about what she calls the “Greek Aryan Race.” She claims to clarify that “Aryan …

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Audit in Disease Control Center finds 90-million euro black hole

Audit in the Greek Center for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) has revealed a black hole of 90 million euros for the years 2007-2014. In a written statement the chairman of the Parliament Commission investigating scandals in the health sector, Antonis Balomenakis, said among others that independent auditors found “significant …

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Two more ex ministers file lawsuits against “protected witnesses” in Novartis bribery case

A former finance and an ex health minister filed lawsuits against the protected witnesses in Novartis bribery case. Evangelos Venizelos (PASOK) and Adonis Georgiadis (New Democracy) filed lawsuits against the protected witnesses on Tuesday, two weeks after the scandal broke out and the report by the corruption prosecutor alleged that …

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Novartis: Ex health Minister says “They should hang me at Syntagma, if…”

Former Health Minister and now Vice president of conservative New Democracy, Adonis Georgiadis has said “they should hang me at Syntagma” if they find kickbacks from Novartis. For one more time, the ND-Vice whose name is involved in the Novartis case file sent to Palriament, was trying to prove he …

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ND MP proposed to creditors “to reject Tsipras’ Reform List” & “impose capital controls”

Do Greece’s creditors follow and apply advises proposed by conservative New Democracy? It is highly interesting that ND parliamentary group leader and former Health Minister Adonis Gerogriadis had already “advised” creditors to not adopt Tsipras’ plan and instead economically drain the country and impose capital controls. Georgiadis’ proposal came after …

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ND-candidate: Banks seize homes in order to give mortgages

These days I try to avoid watching on television candidates from political parties praising their program and their positions. It mostly makes me sad to see either new and totally unknown faces or veterans MPs of all colors and ideological directions insisting that they know how to economically save me;  …

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UPD: Uninsured citizens in Greece to get free access to medicines

Citizens without insurance will be able to get free access to medicines after a joint decision by the Ministries of Finance and Health was published in the Official Gazette (FEK). “The decision will facilitate access to pharmaceutical system for uninsured and financially weak citizens,” Greek media report. Eligible to participate …

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Man ousted from operation table because he was uninsured

Everything was ready for the heart operation to begin: the patient’s chest was shaved, doctors and nurses were on alert. Then suddenly an clerk from the hospital accounts office walked in and ordered the doctors to stop the procedure because the patient was uninsured and had not provide a welfare …

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UPD Greek pharmacists launch open-end strike as of Mar 26/2014

UPDATE: After the outcry and the troubled Greke patients standing up to three hour sin long queues, Greek pharmacies suspended their strike on April 1st 2014. March 26th, KTG reported: Hardly had Greek Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis “solved” the problems with the doctors working at National Health Care system, he …

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Attention! Practical advice for insured patients, while EOPYY is closed

Greece’s Health Ministry issued a number of practical advices for insured EOPYY patients for the days EOPPY facilities are closed. As of 18th February 2014 and for a period of one month:    patients should not call the 5-digit phone number to book an appointment with doctors. patients should seek …

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Greek Health SOS: new “reform” bill to leave patients without access to health care

Hundreds of doctors working at National Health Care system (EOPYY) and public hospitals gathered in downtown Athens on Thursday morning to protest the so-called “health reforms” that close down the National Health Care institution (EOPYY), will give the green light to lay-offs of some 3,000 doctors and close down thousands …

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