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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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Pharmacies on 48h strike, Mar 10-11/2014

Pharmacists across Greece launched a 48-hour strike on March 10-11, 2014 in order to protest the countries’ lenders’ demands to open the so-called “closed profession” and have non-prescription drugs been sold at the supermarkets. During the strike, purchases can be obtained by the pharmacies on duty here.  PS The website …

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Pharmasists: 48h Strike (Nov26/27/12), Stop Prescription Medicine on Credit

A new round of troubles begin next week for Greek patients as pharmacists will stop giving prescription medicine on credit for those insured at EOPYY, the National Health Care Organization of Greece. Pharmacists will start their actions with a 48-hour strike on Monday and Tuesday,  26-27 November 2012. They protest the delay in payments …

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Queues of Shame & Rage, as Greek Patients Stand in Line to Get Medicine

Hundreds of insured Greeks have been ‘melting’ under the hot summer sun, standing line outside pharmacies in Piraeus in order to get their prescription medicine on credit. Residents of Athens and broader Attica area are seeking the pharmacies of the port city of Piraeus for their life-saving medicine, as Athens Pharmacists …

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Greek Pharmacies on Strike, May 23/12

Pharmacies in Greece will remain closed next Wednesday, May 23/2012, as owners will launch a 24-strike to protest debts by the new health insurance umbrella EOPYY.  Pharmacists say that EOPPY owes them 270 million euro, while insurance funds have outstanding debts 250 million euro from 2011. Furthermore, pharmacists will not give prescription medication on …

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Pharmacies Closed in Athens & Piraeus, Apr 5/12

Pharmacies in Athens and Piraeus are closed on Thursday, 5. April 2012, due to protest rally. Greek Pharmacists Association called the owners of 6,000 pharmacies to join the rally outside the building of EOPPY, the National Health Service Agency, in Maroussi suburb of northern Athens. EOPPY was established three months ago as …

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Pharmacies in Athens & Piraeus Open During 48h Strike, Mar 8-9/12

The Pharmacists’ Associations in Athens and Piraeus decided not to join the 48-hour strike on March 8-9, 2012. However, they also decided to stop giving prescription medicine on credit to patients insured at certain insurance funds – apparently due to debts. Pharmacies in other parts of Greece will remain closed …

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Greece’s Pharmacists on Strike, March 8-9/12

Greeks will be forced to cure illness and diseases with …home remedies as pharmacists will launch a 48-hour strike on Thursday and Friday, March 8th and 9th 2012. Taking into consideration that pharmacies are closed on Saturday and Sunday, queues are expected to be quite long when they open again. The …

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Greece’s Pharmacies On Work Stoppage, Jan 24/12

 Pharmacies in Greece will remain closed on Tuesday afternoon, Jan 24, 2012 after a decision of Panhellenic Pharmacists Association to protest the new opening hours imposed by the Greek government and the Troika. At the same time there will be a debate in the Parliament concerning the amendment bill “freeing” …

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