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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.

Greek Health Tourism Field Attracting Foreign Investment Activity

Foreign investment activity is being recorded in Greece's health tourism field, according to the country's Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development George Tziallas.

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.

GDPR Regulation to Change Health Travel Practices

Health travel professionals must redesign their security risk strategies in view of a new privacy law known as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on May 25.

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.

Promotion of Health and Wellness Tourism on Greece’s Agenda

The Tourism Ministry is interested in promoting health and wellness tourism in its aim to establish Greece as a 365 days a year 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 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.

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.

Athens Doctors Say ‘Guardian’ Story a Blow to Greece’s Health Tourism

The Athens Medical Association (ISA) is calling on the government to immediately step up efforts to put the Greek health system in order, following a shameful report in the Guardian this week titled ‘’Patients Who Should Live are Dying: Greece's Public Health Meltdown’’.

Greek Medical Association Calls on Gov’t to Tap into Health Tourism

The Greek medical system is in dire need of reforms, which once implemented and completed will pave the way for the establishment of Greece as a leading medical tourism destination, Athens Medical Association President George Patoulis said recently.

ELITOUR Teams Up with UK Marketeers to Make Greece Top Health Tourism Destination

The Greek Medical Tourism Council (ELITOUR) has joined forces with UK-based health tourism marketeers Intuition Communication for the promotion of Greece to international markets as an ideal medical tourism destination.

Athens Eyes Medical Tourism Potential

Recognizing the enormous potential of a dynamically developing sector, the Athens Development & Destination Management Agency (EATA) presented a study on the industry of private health services and medical tourism at the International Health Tourism Convention held in the Greek...