24 SEPTEMBER 2015 / The Mobile Medical Units travel to Ano Koufonisi

On September 25th, the Mobile Medical Units will visit the island of Ano Koufonisi to provide extensive medical services, free of charge, to its permanent residents, as well as to people living in the small islands of Irakleia, Schinoussa and Kato Koufonisi.

This is the 13th mission of the Units, following visits in Kastelorizo, Amorgos, Kasos , Astypalaia, Psarra, Fournoi, Patmos, Folegandros, Lipsi ,Nisyros, Tilos and Serifos.

The Mobile Medical Units is accompanied by a scientific team of the Olympic Village Polyclinic, which is in charge of implementing the program, and which consists of the following specialties: gynecologist, a dietician, cardiologist, dentist, orthopedist, ophthalmologist, pulmonologist and otolaryngologist. In addition, five medical students will participate in the mission which will stay on the island until September 28th.

The Mobile Medical Units is an initiative undertaken by the SNF in collaboration with the Olympic Village Polyclinic with the aim of offering comprehensive health care services to residents of islands and remote areas throughout Greece.

For more information about the Mobile Medical Units, click here.