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Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!
09 Mar 2023
International Women’s Day (IWD) started 114 years ago as an annual day for women to “press for their demands.”
08 Mar 2023
France has reported an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N1 bird flu among red foxes northeast of Paris, the World Organisation for Animal Health (WOAH) said on Tuesday, a
07 Mar 2023
More than half of the world's population will be overweight or obese by 2035 without significant action, according to a new report.
03 Mar 2023
Raising awareness and generating change for the 300 million people worldwide living with a rare disease, their families, and carers.
28 Feb 2023
The cost-of-living crisis has left the medical tourism industry struggling to recover even after the lifting of pandemic travel restrictions.
27 Feb 2023

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

Greece is investing in alternative forms of tourism and targeting the constantly increasing wellness market, said Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) President An
16 Feb 2023
Joint actions to develop and promote health tourism options in Greece are the focus of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) finalized recently between the Greek Health To
21 Jul 2022
The first case of monkeypox in Greece was confirmed yesterday by EODY (National Organization of Public Health).
09 Jun 2022
Greeks and visitors to the country are no longer required to wear masks anywhere inside or outdoors, including at restaurants, bars, cafes, and shops, as a new governmen
01 Jun 2022


Singapore removed most remaining COVID-19 restrictions on April 26, easing its entry requirements for travelers, according to its health ministry.
28 Apr 2022
The Government of Hong Kong updated the conditions and quarantine rules for visiting vessels and removed the COVID-19 related restrictions on bunker-only calls.
05 Apr 2022
IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim made a statement regarding the fire onboard the Euroferry Olympia, expressing concerns and congratulating the efforts of the search and
25 Feb 2022

Global Health

Maternal mortality rates rose 40% in 2021 in the United States as the COVID-19 pandemic worsened a health crisis among pregnant women in the country, data from the Cente
21 Mar 2023
Thousands of people in Ukraine have sustained complex injuries linked to the war and need rehabilitation services and equipment to help them, a senior World Health Organ
14 Mar 2023
Preparing for the unexpected, supporting the vulnerable!
09 Mar 2023

Before your travel

Partnership for Healthy Cities award recipients include Montevideo, Uruguay for food policy; Mexico City, Mexico for road safety; Vancouver, Canada for surveillance; Ath
16 Mar 2023
Ecuador reported its first case of human transmission of bird flu in a 9-year-old girl, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday, marking a rare case of human infection a mon
11 Jan 2023
Countries should consider recommending that passengers wear masks on long-haul flights, given the rapid spread of the latest Omicron subvariant of COVID-19 in the United
09 Jan 2023

During your travel

England's National Health Service (NHS) on Monday announced a two-year recovery plan to help restore emergency care and frontline services, currently struggling through
01 Feb 2023
Pfizer Inc (PFE.N) is not in talks with Chinese authorities to license a generic version of its COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid for use there, but is in discussions about a
10 Jan 2023
The United States of America will impose mandatory COVID-19 tests on travelers from China, U.S.A.
28 Dec 2022

After your travel

Belgium will test wastewater from planes arriving from China for new COVID variants as part of new steps against the spread of the coronavirus as infections in China sur
02 Jan 2023
England faces Italy on Sunday in the final at London's Wembley Stadium, which has already hosted two semi-finals over two days this week with crowds of around 60,000 peo
09 Jul 2021

Success Stories

On Thursday 17 November a group of delegates from the Hellenic Medical Society of Australia and Hellenic Diaspora World Congress met with representatives from the Univer
17 Nov 2022
The news that the Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Pfizer and Biontech is "90% effective" was received with worldwide relief, the two laboratories announced today.
10 Nov 2020
Ο Περιφερειάρχης Αττικής, της μεγαλύτερης περιφέρειας της χώρας, στην οποία σήμερα ζει περίπου το 40% του πληθυσμού της Ελλάδας –από τους οποίους σχεδόν το 1/3 ανήκει στ
10 Oct 2020