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Proposed revisions to the EU pharmaceuticals law have been made amid a growing number of antibiotic shortages across Europe.
23 Jan 2023
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Wednesday (18/1) that it was pulling the plug on a late-stage global trial of an HIV vaccine after the shot was found ineffective a
18 Jan 2023
Genomic sequencing allowed the world to track new coronavirus variants throughout the pandemic.
12 Jan 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
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

Be Safe everywhere in Greece

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
Greece on Wednesday banned conversion therapy for minors, a practice aimed at suppressing a person's sexual orientation or gender identity and which the lesbian, gay, bi
12 May 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

The World Health Organization will push at its board meeting this week for an expanded role in tackling the next global health emergency after COVID-19 but is still seek
30 Jan 2023
Proposed revisions to the EU pharmaceuticals law have been made amid a growing number of antibiotic shortages across Europe.
23 Jan 2023
Johnson & Johnson (JNJ.N) said on Wednesday (18/1) that it was pulling the plug on a late-stage global trial of an HIV vaccine after the shot was found ineffective a
18 Jan 2023

Before your travel

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
State media in China played down the severity of a surge of COVID-19 infections ahead of an expected briefing on Tuesday by its scientists to the World Health Organizati
03 Jan 2023
Countries are imposing or considering imposing curbs on travelers from China amid a COVID-19 surge thereafter authorities relaxed "zero-COVID" rules.
29 Dec 2022

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
As China begins dismantling its tough zero-COVID controls, there is strong anecdotal evidence that cases in cities such as Beijing and Chengdu are spiking, boosting dema
19 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