Mr Ioannis Amanatidis, Deputy Foreign Minister of Greece, met with representatives of Hellenic Organisations at the Hellenic Centre on the 3rd March 2016, in an event organised by the Greek Ambassador Mr Konstaninos Bikas. Archbishop Gregorios of Thyateira and Great Britain and Mr Euripides Evriviades, High Commissioner for the Republic of Cyprus were also present in this event. The Hellenic Medical Society was represented by Dr Miltiadis Krokidis, President-Elect.
Join the website of the Greek Central Board of Health (Κεντρικό Συμβούλιο Υγείας- ΚΕ. Σ. Υ.)!
ΚΕ.Σ.Υ. plans to develop a database consisting of the contact information of Greek expatriate scientists, which will be available on it’s website. In this way, a channel of communication will be established to enable scientists in Greece to explore opportunities abroad as well as expatriate scientists to further support the scientific community in Greece. They invite all the expatriate medical workforce to declare their availability and willingness to be contacted by and collaborate with individuals as well as scientific organisations in Greece
See attached the letter of Prof. Kostas Markou, President of the Central Board of Health in Greece inviting health professionals that live and work abroad to join a common Forum on healthcare.
Join the website of knowledge bridges!
Using a realistic but imaginative approach, the objective of the initiative is to bring high quality human capital of the country together and to create collaboration links between them. This networking of Greeks can strengthen the growth prospects of the country and ensure that participating Greeks become part of a joint endeavour. Join the knowledge bridges and build knowledge and partnership bridges with Greece!
2018 Papanikolaou Prize winner featured in the Greek media and newspapers.
There has been significant exposure of the 2018 Papanikolaou Prize Winner Dr Myria Galazi on Greek websites and newspapers! Links: Kathimerini, Ta Nea, Lifo.
Reflections on volunteering in AfricaAn interesting article by an HMS member volunteering as a psychiatrist in Africa.
Article of Prof Bouras in Huffington Post about the Greek diaspora.
The history of HMS-UK by Dr Spyros Retsas Available to download as pdf document
For more information please contact in writing Dr Spyros Retsas MD FRCP at the Society's Postal Address.
The Hellenic Medical Society is pleased to offer £250 to support medical students and trainees for electives abroad. more