Month: May 2015

A Workshop in Hamburg

A Workshop in Hamburg      On May 9th and 10th, MCCH and our volunteer Dr. George Vichas participated in a workshop organized in Hamburg by the German Political Party SPD entitled Public Health in Greece. Among those participating were

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A Delegation of Bipartisan German Parliament Members visit MCCH

A Delegation of Bipartisan German Parliament Members visit MCCH On Wednesday 13 May 2015 a bipartisan delegation of parliamentarians representing the Health Committee of the German Parliament visited our clinic. The visit is especially important because it is recognition of

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Police Arrest a Patient of MCCH

Police Arrest a Patient of MCCH We were informed that last Monday (11/5/2015) an immigrant patient of ours, who had just left the clinic was arrested at the near by metro station. His only sin was that his papers were

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Will Uninsured Citizens finally Have Access to the Greek Public Health System?

9 May 2015  Will Uninsured Citizens finally Have Access to the Greek Public Health System? A Joint Ministerial Decision was issued by the Greek Ministry of Health entitled “Adjustments to ensure the access of the uninsured to the Public Health

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MCCH and the Municipality of Helliniko-Argyroupolis – Some Clarifications

The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko was founded in 2011. Dr. George Vichas and a small group of doctors and others came together and established this free clinic to stand in solidarity with the public facing a tremendous economic crisis.

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Attack on the legality of the Community Clinic-Pharmacy of Arta

Out of the beautiful Greek blue comes another attack on the legitimacy of a volunteer clinic pharmacy this time in the town of Arta. You can read more here http://www.ixotisartas.gr/index.php/local-news/item/1840-iatrikos-syllogos-artas (in Greek). The Medical Association of Arta decided to confront

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George Soros – When the word “solidarity” loses its meaning

With great interest we were informed of the opening of the 2nd “Solidarity” Center -after the one in Thessaloniki- belonging to the “Solidarity Now” organization, which in cooperation with the Municipality of Athens and four other NGOs (“PRAKSIS”, “ARSIS”, “Network

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