Inauguration of the Thoracic Surgery Department at the Thoracic Diseases General Hospital “Sotiria”, supported by the SNF
27 September 2017

On Tuesday, September 26th, 2017, the General Hospital of Thoracic Diseases “Sotiria” inaugurated the renovation of the Thoracic Surgery Department, of the Pulmonology Department, as well as the Chronic Pain Department.

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) has supported the complete renovation and redesign of the Thoracic Surgery Department, as well as the purchase of equipment and the renovation of the Chronic Pain Department. Moreover, the SNF grant provided for the purchase of modern bronchoscopy equipment for the Pulmonology Department. The equipment will upgrade the service provision for diagnosis and treatment of pulmonological and thoracic incidents.

The inauguration event was complemented by a concert held by the Greek National Opera at the Sotiria Hospital Museum, with the participation of exceptional Greek soloists. The performance was part of GNO’s educational and outreach programs, exclusively funded by the SNF.