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Uzbekistan began a trial on Friday over the deaths last year of 65 children linked to contaminated cough syrups, announcing for the first time a much higher death toll t
11 Aug 2023
Eli Lilly and Company (NYSE: LLY) announced the results of two phase 3 tirzepatide studies in adults with obesity or overweight with weight-related comorbidities, exclud
03 Aug 2023
Groundbreaking treatments for Alzheimer's disease that work by removing a toxic protein called beta-amyloid from the brain may benefit whites more than Black Americans,
31 Jul 2023
To mark World Hepatitis Day, WHO is calling for scaling up testing and treatment for viral hepatitis, warning that the disease could kill mo
28 Jul 2023
The world is baking under extreme heat - with Asia, Europe, and the United States all dealing with scorching temperatures.
20 Jul 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

ShipCare

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

Total surgical and non-surgical procedures increased by 11.2% 
01 Sep 2023
An experimental blood test that detected Parkinson’s disease in a preliminary study could become the first specific tool for diagnosing the devastating neurodegenerative
31 Aug 2023
Treating severe depression after childbirth has benefits not only for mothers but for their children as well, a new study from Norway suggests.
30 Aug 2023

Before your travel

People with disabilities in Spain and other European countries have been disproportionately affected by unprecedented heat extremes, a leading human rights watchdog said
26 Jun 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

The public and clinicians should be aware of an increased risk of infection with Vibrio vulnificus bacteria due to rising water temperatures and severe wea
22 Sep 2023
The world is baking under extreme heat - with Asia, Europe, and the United States all dealing with scorching temperatures.
20 Jul 2023
More than 109,000 Americans died from drug overdoses in the 12-month period ending January 2023, a slight increase from the previous year, according to provisional data
15 Jun 2023

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

GE Healthcare recently unveiled its most advanced ultrasound yet, the next-genera
10 May 2023
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
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