May 2017 Newsletter

  Newsletter May 2017 In May 2017 MCCH: conducted 529 patient visits. Our psychologists saw 43 patients. Our dentistry had 35 visits, 33 of which were from refugees. Additionally, a volunteer who is a maxillofacial surgeon tended to two difficult

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Refugees – MCCH and NGOs

25 May 2017 Helliniko Refugees – MCCH and NGOs In 2015 the refugee phenomenon intensified in Greece to a record breaking degree and our people rose to the test.  The volunteers of the Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko also played

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April 2017 Newsletter

  Newsletter April 2017 In April 2017 MCCH conducted 451 patient visits. Our psychologists saw 22 patients. Our dentistry had 20 visits, 17 of which were from refugees. One cat-scan and one MRI was conducted We distributed diapers and baby

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Program for Diabetic patients

17 May 2017 Helliniko Program for Diabetic patients  The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko continues its work to support our much belabored society. We’re initiating a program stressing a personal approach to monitoring the disease.  Diabetic patients often have trouble

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Smiling Solidarity Captured in a Photo

7 May 2017 Helliniko Smiling Solidarity Captured in a Photo Just a few weeks ago our clinic was flooded with the smiles of our young friends who, together with their teachers, visited us and brought infant formula and diapers for

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Screening for Skin Cancer Prevention

1 May 2017 Helliniko   Screening for Skin Cancer Prevention The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko works hard at cancer prevention.  So, on 8 May, 2017, skin cancer screening will be available. A dermatologist will check for skin cancer after

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Access for the Uninsured: Who is Creating Obstacles and Why?

27 April 2017 Helliniko Access for the Uninsured: Who is Creating Obstacles and Why?   Since its founding The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko (MCCH) has criticized policies that leave citizens – the uninsured and those without resources, with no

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March 2017 Newsletter

  Newsletter March 2017 In March 2017 MCCH: conducted 519 patient visits. Our psychologists saw 47 patients. Our dentistry had 15 visits, 11 of which were from refugees. The pharmacy in addition to distributing medication to our own patients provided

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February Newsletter

  Newsletter February 2017 In February 2017 MCCH: 520 patient visits in February 2017. Psychologists saw 49 patients. Our dentistry had 38 consultations for refugees who were urgent cases. Eight patients with eye problems were helped to find suitable glasses

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Supplies for uninsured diabetics, why not from private pharmacies?

16 February 2017 Helliniko Supplies for uninsured diabetics, why not from private pharmacies? Diabetes Mellitus is a modern scourge and it is steadily increasing in Greece.  The Greek Diabetic Association estimates 40,000 new cases each year.  This is a tremendous

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