Month: November 2013

News on the Solidarity Caravan in Italy

Press Release News on the Solidarity Caravan in Italy On the 22nd of October, The Solidarity Caravan started from  Verona. (see http://mkie-foreign.blogspot.gr/2013/10/a-caravan-of-solidarity-for-mcch-in.html ) On Monday, 11 November, the Caravan arrived in Florence.  Our Italian friends, together with Greek students organized a

…as from today we are all Greeks

Press Release “…as from today we are all Greeks On Tuesday, 5 November 2013 the cardiologist Dr. George Vichas, representing MCCH was officially invited to participate in the conference “Responding Together” organized by the Council of Europe jointly with the

Compelling Evidence on Uninsured Cancer Patients

Press Release Compelling Evidence on Uninsured Cancer Patients The 126 cancer patients treated by The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko provide compelling evidence of the grim reality faced by the uninsured cancer sufferer. These patients were referred to Sotiria Hospital for

The Greek Public Health System is dismantled

PRESS RELEASE The Greek Public Health System is dismantled At The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko we see, on a daily basis, the grim results of destructive policies to the public health system.  These policies have been years in the

Raids Have Become the Fashion

PRESS RELEASE Raids Have Become the Fashion Police raids seem to have become fashionable. How else can one explain the inspiration of the authorities to enforce the “law”. The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko and Doctors of the World, both voluntary organizations,

Visit from a Delegation of the Global Trade Union Organization “Public Services International”

On Tuesday 5 November, we were visited by ten representatives of the global trade union organization “Public Services International (PSI).  They represent 20 million employees working in public service in 150 countries.  Their representatives toured the clinic and had the

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