WHO/Europe has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Health of Greece to implement the health reform support programme for 2013–2015 in the framework of the Ministry’s health in action initiative. The project’s goal is to ensure better health and well-being for the people of Greece through comprehensive health-system reform.

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WHO opens new Country Office in Greece

WHO and the Greek Ministry of Health inaugurated the new WHO Country Office in Greece. WHO Director-General, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, and the WHO Regional Director for Europe, Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab were present for the official ceremony. The opening of the office reflects recent decisions taken by WHO and Greek leaders to strengthen bilateral cooperation, taking stock from past achievements.

WHO/Europe offices

WHO Country Office, Greece
Ploutarchou 3, third floor
Athens 106 75
Tel.: +30 210 523 5480, +30 210 522 5849

Ministry of health

Ministry of Health
17, Aristotelous Street
Athens 10433
Tel.: +30 210 5233798, +30 210 5235819
Fax: +30 210 5239101


Voices of the Region 2018 - Pantelis Leousis, retired musician, Greece, speaks of his experience with the new primary health care unit close to his home.

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