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Greek Jews and Anti-Defamation League criticize appointment of new Health Minister

Greek Jews and the Anti-Defamation League sharply criticized the appointment of the new Health Minister Makis Voridis due to his far-right past. Makis Voridis, a 49-year-old lawyer,  has denied allegations of crypto-fascism and antisemitism and had described himself as a national liberal with a right-wing  activist background as student. However, no …

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Greek Health Minister: If SYRIZA wins, the banks will close

How do you know that elections are right outside your door – even though not officially declared? When fear mongering revives… Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis dug deep in his brain archive and pulled out a scared-to-death and quickly running rabbit. The threat of banks collapse, should main opposition party, left …

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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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Greek Health Ministry closes down psychiatric hospitals, EOPYY doctors on strike (Nov 25-Dec 3/2013

Employees at Psychiatric Hospital Dromokaiteio proceeded to symbolic closure of its main entrance on Monday morning. The action aimed to protest the “mobility scheme” ordered by the Troika and executed by Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis, that will leave the main public psychiatric hospitals of the country almost without personnel. Mental …

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Athens: protest outside Romanian Embassy; animal lovers worry about strays cull here too

Dozens of animal lovers gathered outside the Romanian Embassy in Athens on Monday to protest the despicable law that will allow the killing of thousands of stray animals and thus with the government approval. The protesters lit candles and symbolically carried plush puppies in trash bags. They wore t-shirts reading …

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Allround talent: Greek health minister in mission impossible

Greece’s health minister in Samaras government is Adonis Georgiadis. He is determined to restructure the collapsed Greek health care system, the hospital services, the prescription drugs, the distribution of gaze and syringe, the disposition of doctors and personnel. He is nervous and active. He jumps in closed-doors meeting, make controls …

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Athens: Protesters attack Health Minister during hospital inspection

Health Minister Adonis Georgiadis had to experience the outrage of protesting hospital personnel when he visited Attikon public hospital on Friday morning. The minister was allegedly verbally attacked and even punched in the face amid hurled water bottles and plastic coffee mugs. Protesters had gathered at the hospital entrance, while …

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