We support – Medical care for all

General information

Our program at a glance…

Aim: To provide coverage for various types of medical needs for uninsured individuals or people from vulnerable groups, children or adults, Greeks, immigrants and refugees, following requests from a number of partner organizations for their beneficiaries.

Beneficiaries: 2.300 requests concerning people belonging to vulnerable groups coming from Municipality Social Services, NGOs, Public Hospitals, Homes for the Elderly and other collaborating partners.

When: February 2013 – today (ongoing program)

Where: Nation wide

Collaborating Partners

  • 85 partner organizations in 10 Prefectures of Greece
      • 47 NGOs
      • 22 Municipality Social Services
      • 9 Homes for the Elderly
      • 5 Public Hospitals
      • Social Service of the Embassy of Cyprus
      • Detention Facility Agias, Chania, Crete

Results

  • 2.300 medical requests covered (until 10/2020). The main categories of these requests are:
      • 1.519 participations for cost of prescribed medication
      • 238 for laboratory tests /exams
      • 216 for full coverage of medication cost
      • 75 for orthopedic aid devices
      • 62 for sight glasses prescriptions
      • 30 for oxygen/respiratory devices
      • 21 for surgical treatment/procedures
      • 21 for baby formula
      • 18 for hearing aids
      • 15 for wheelchairs
      • 15 for pregnancy monitoring tests
      • 13 for medical consultations
      • 11 for personal care products
      • 8 for specialized hospital beds
      • 7 for artificial limbs
      • 6 for baby delivery procedures
      • 6 for dental/orthodontic treatments 
      • 5 for individual participation in medical examination
      • 5 for vaccinations
      • 4 for specialized medical equipment
      • 4 for specific treatments

Sponsors

  • Paul and Alexandra Canellopoulos Foundation
  • A.G. Leventis Foundation
  • Bodossaki Foundation
  • TIMA Charitable Foundation
  • Detas Foundation
  • Registered Charity Organization Hellenic Hope
  • LifeLine Humanitarian Organization/the Love Rocks Committee/DESMOS Non-Profit Foundation
  • SCEPSI P.L.C.
  • THENAMARIS Inc.
  • National Bank of Greece: Crowdfunding Program Act4Greece
  • Αthens Film Society: Athens International Film Festival – “Nychtes Premieras”
  • Natural Persons

The program is implemented in collaboration with:

  • Hellenic Pasteur Institute
  • IASO Children’s Hospital
  • ΒIOIATRIKI Group

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