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Mafia-style gang steals diagnostic machines from Greece’s public hospitals

It all started with the theft of diagnostic machines from Agio Savvas Cancer and Oncology Hospital in Athens, last week. The story repeated in the general hospitals of Volos, Lamia and Larissa in Central Greece. Four robberies in a week. Targeted at pulmonary and gastroenterology clinics in public hospital. Bulky …

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Outstanding debts to Greek Tax Office? They will reach you even in your hospital bed or prison cell!

Do you have outstanding debts to Greek state? The tax office will send the debt notice to the hospital bed your’ laying, to the prison cell you’re sentenced … In case you’re moved out of your last registered address, the tax debt notice will be handed to the …major of …

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Restructuring Greek health: hospitals evacuated, patients transferred, workers…

Eight hospitals, 1,618 people personnel, 450 patients, hundreds of appointments and dozens of surgeries are being relocated, re-disposed and postponed in the context of “restructuring” Greece’s public hospitals system ESY. In an action that is expected to conclude in 25 days, hospitals are being evacuated, patients transferred and surgeries postponed. …

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Education Minister Threatens to Resign over Greek Universities Funding

Just 23 days after his appointment, Greece’s  Education Minister Giorgos Babiniotis threatened to resign on Thusrday upon criticism and pressure he received on his decision to disengage the funding of universities and Technical Education Schools (TEI)from the councils elections as it has been defined by a recent law passed by Papademos coalition government. …

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Athens: Two historical hospitals to suspend services

 Greece health condition is deteriorating. Life supporting organs collapse, the one after the other. The serum tubes dry up. As the patient dies, there seem to be no need for many hospitals. Aretaieion and Aiginiteion, two historical university hospitals in Athens downtown are reportedly to close down.  The managers of the …

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