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China Seeks Assisted Reproduction Knowhow from Greece

China has requested Greek know-how in assisted reproduction (AR) and reproductive medicine in efforts to boost declining birth rates after introducing the two-child policy in 2016.

Greece’s 4th Thermal Medicine Meet Urges Creation of Natural Springs Network

Ways to tap into Greece’s thermal springs for the development of health and wellness tourism were discussed during the 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine held in Kammena Vourla.

Mykonos Mayor Sues Minister, Calls for More Police in Summer

Mykonos Mayor Konstantinos Koukas has pressed charges against former alternate public order minister Nikos Toscas and the head of Greek Police for failing to ensure order on the island.

KEDE Proposes Creation of ‘Hippocrates Cluster’ to Boost Health Tourism in Greece

KEDE President George Patoulis has proposed the creation of a cluster to boost health travel services and attract more medical and wellness tourists to Greece.

LA Workshop Focuses on Greek Health Tourism Potential

Greece’s potential as a leading health tourism destination was the focus of a day event, recently held at the Huffington Center in Los Angeles.

Greece Must Step Up Efforts to Secure Health Travelers

Despite the significant potential of health tourism, Greece is lagging behind its rivals in terms of market share, according to Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis.

Elitour Unites Greek Doctors to Establish Greece as Ideal Medical Tourism Destination

Elitour is uniting Greek doctors from all over the world in its aim to establish Greece as a tourism destination offering the best medical, health and wellness services.

IMTJ Summit to Bring Key Medical Tourism Decision Makers to Athens

Key decision makers involved in the medical tourism market will attend the IMTJ Medical Travel Summit 2018 between May 21 and 24 in Athens.

ELITOUR, Kountoura Meet to Set Out Medical Tourism Plan

Tourism Minister Elena Kountoura and Greek Medical Tourism Council head George Patoulis discussed on ways to promote Greece as a health destination.

Local Gov’t Key in Making Greece a Health Tourism Destination

Local government must play a key role in establishing Greece as a leading medical and wellness tourism destination, KEDE President George Patoulis said.

Greece Needs National Strategy to Develop Medical Tourism

Ways of developing medical tourism in Greece were discussed during a conference titled “Health Tourism and Local Authority”, which was recently held in Athens.

Conference to Focus on Health Tourism Benefits for Greek Local Authorities

The benefits of health tourism for Greek local authorities will be focused on during a conference on January 8 in Athens.

Greece Still Needs Actions to Achieve Medical Tourism Growth

Greek experts, academics and authorities explored ways to tap into the growing health tourism market, during the Greek Tourism Expo recently held in Athens.

Health Tourism on Agenda of Greek and Australian Municipalities

The Central Union of Municipalities of Greece has signed a cooperation agreement with the Municipal Association of Victoria in Australia.

IHTC: Medical Tourism to Greece Can Bring in $2bn in Next Three Years

Revenue from medical tourism to Greece can reach $2bn in the next three years, according to International Health Tourism Center (IHTC) head George Patoulis.

Ithaki Faces Isolation, No Direct Ferry Service, Lacking Health Infrastructure

The lack of a direct ferry route to Ithaki was discussed between the Ionian island’s mayor Dionysis Stanitsas and KEDE president George Patoulis.

Ithaki Health Conference Introduces Int’l Medical Tourism Center

Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis announced the creation of Greece's International Medical Tourism Center, which will be based in the Greek capital.

Health and Wellness Next on Tourism Ministry Agenda

Ways of establishing Greece as a leading health and wellness destination top the agenda of talks between the Tourism Ministry and the Athens Medical Association.

Diaspora Greeks to Gain Access to Cheaper Medical Services via New Portal

The Greek Health Tourism Confederation is offering Diaspora Greeks from New York and Montreal the option to access medical services in Greece at a friendlier cost via vitabooking.com.

Chicago Meet Explores Greece’s Potential as Top Europe Medical Travel Destination

Greece is expected to emerge as a leading medical tourism destination in Europe, as it aims to increase the number of travelers seeking medical services by 2025.
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