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05 Apr 2020
How do you stop coronavirus in a refugee camp? – This is the question, that comes up in Moria, in the island of Lesbos, Greece. One dweller was tested positive in Malakasa (another camp) and a woman, who gave birth to a child not long ago, in...

Unsafe and inhumane living conditions at the Moria reception and identification center for refugees, Greece Copyright: Terre des hommes Hellas 

25 Mar 2020
'Restore legality to protect refugees and the society at large amidst the pandemic'   Open letter signed by 121 Organizations To The President of Greece, Katerina Sakellaropoulou The President of the Hellenic Parliament, Constantine An. Tassoulas...
04 Sep 2019
Based on the World Health Organisation research Greece’s new government plans to increase vaccination rates as measles exits again in the country. The Minister of Health plans to raise awareness and to improve vaccine coverage of the population. “...
13 Mar 2018
The Greek Observer reports that ''a teenage Syrian refugee was hospitalised on Lesvos on Tuesday after being shocked by electricity when he climbed a pillar to protest a migration decision. According to sources, the 19-year-old was informed in the...
22 Jul 2016
In this European Commission press release, it is announced that 82.6 million Euros have been awarded to Greece under the Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund (AMIF). The funds are to be used to provide much needed primary health care to migrants...
15 Jul 2016
WTSP reports that a leading humanitarian group is blasting Pfizer (PFE) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) for what it says is a refusal to lower the price of their pneumonia vaccines, making it harder to treat refugee children in Greece and in other...
21 Jun 2016
The Conversation reports on the slow and ineffective implementation of measures designed to help refugees and migrants arriving in Greece. While "fewer refugees are arriving there since the EU struck a deal with Turkey to stem the flow of refugees...
25 Aug 2015
UNICEF reports that they have established a child-friendly space near the town of Gevgelija on the Greece-Macedonia border to provide support to women and children on the move. Working with local NGO LaStrada, they are helping reunite children with...

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