On Friday, March 23rd, 2018, representatives of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation made visits to Komotini and Thessaloniki, in the areas where the construction of the new infrastructures will take place, within the framework of the SNF’s grant initiative “Supporting Greece’s Health Sector”, with an initial budget expected to exceed $238 million.
In addition, on Saturday, March 24th, 2018, there was a corresponding technical visit at the Evangelismos Hospital, regarding the intervention that will take place in the hospital, as part of the grant initiative.
The internationally renowned architect, Renzo Piano and the Renzo Piano Building Workshop (RPBW), creators of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, who will undertake the design of the new infrastructure projects under the grant initiative, also participated in the visits.
Also present at the visits were representatives of the Ministry of Health and the organizations whose work will be supported through the grants.
The SNF’s grant initiative for supporting Greece’s Health sector includes the support of major infrastructure interventions throughout the country, the procurement of new medical equipment and the implementation of educational programs in the Health sector.