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Interview with Christos Christou Doctors Without Borders

12.03.2020 in Health

Interview with Dr Christos Christou Doctors Without Borders   Dr Christos Christou joined Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) 18 years ago. Through great dedication, he has found his way to leadership of the organization and helping people around the world.   Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders defends humanity and alleviates the human suffering for 50 years now and is committed to ensure access to basic health services and essential medicines for everyone. 18 years ago, Dr Christos Christou joined the organization and today as the International President of Médecins Sans Frontières. He is dedicated to the alleviation of the…

Interview with Afksentios Kalangos “What we do is that we give lives, new lives”

12.03.2020 in Health

Interview with Afksentios Kalangos “What we do is that we give lives, new lives”   Having the vision of an international hospital where children suffering from cardiac diseases would be treated free of charge, Afksentios Kalangos has already changed the lives of more than 17,000 children around the world.   Dr. Afksentios Kalangas recently moved to Greece with the aim to support the country and its patients in difficult times, with special support programs and charitable costs or even free of charge. We had an opportunity to speak with him and learn more about his mission and goals. Q.You have…

An Interview with Stavros Tombris, MD Vascular Birthmark Foundation’s Physician of the Year

12.03.2020 in Health

An Interview with Stavros Tombris, MD Vascular Birthmark Foundation’s Physician of the Year   “It is this positive reflection, the recognition of the level of Medicine in Greece, the overall acceptance of our services as equal to those provided by renowned medical centers in the world, that made me so content…” Stavros Tombris, MD   Recently awarded the “Physician of the Year” award from the Vascular Birthmark Foundation of the US, the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon Stavros Tombris MD, PhD, DDS, Director, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Athens Euroclinic Hospital, considers this award recognition of the level of medicine…

The Unknown Museums of the NKUA: The Pharmacology Museum

12.03.2020 in Health

The Unknown Museums of the NKUA: The Pharmacology Museum     How has Medicine evolved through the decades, what was the social impact, what were the positive and negative effects? A walk through the Pharmacology Museum will share the many answers to this question…   The Pharmacology Museum was founded in 2003 by the faculty of the Department of Pharmacοlogy of the Medical School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), and it is housed in the Laboratories building 16 on Mikras Asias street in Goudi. While the lab departments underwent maintenance and repairs or were renovated and…

The great Greek, Georgios Papanicolaou

12.03.2020 in Health

The great Greek, Georgios Papanicolaou     “The first observation of cancer cells in the smear of the uterine cervix gave me one of the greatest thrills I ever experienced during my scientific career.”   In 1925, the cytopathologist Georgios Papanicolaou worked as a researcher at the department of anatomy of the Cornell University Medical College. While studying vaginal smears volunteered by workers at a local hospital, he identified cancerous cells for the first time in a smear from a woman with cervical cancer and confessed it was one of the most gripping experiences he’d ever had. His landmark book…