healthcare

Turning Healthcare Around

Healthcare, a fundamental human right and a vital element of national services, has taken a blow in Greece during the crisis. Business Partners’ Thought Leaders in Healthcare examine the changing…

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Make Athens the Olympics’ Permanent Home

A few years ago Greece’s quarrels with European banks seemed mostly a continental concern.But today, with conditions inside the EU, NATO and the surrounding Mediterranean in flux, the U.S. stands…

Are we in the Midst of Public Space Crisis?

Public space that encourages dialogue and welcomes everyone – regardless of age, wealth, race, religion or sexual orientation – is a core aspect of democracy. As artist and social activist…

ReGeneration—Giving companies the opportunity to invest in Greek talent and jumpstart careers of young graduates

ReGeneration is an innovative program offering young graduates the personal and professional development and skills they need, as they enter the labor market.An initiative established by the World Economic Forum…

First Person

Employability—A Healthy Approach Against Unemployment

Skills, knowledge, and lifelong learning: Cedefop’s data-driven approach helps key decision makers make the right policies to provide the right skills and improve employability.Youth unemployment is a complex phenomenon affecting…

Looking to Sell? Here’s What to Look for in a Real Estate Agent

Charikleia Stouka, Realtor® at Alma Real Estate, discusses some dos and don’ts for selling, buying or renting property in a real estate Q&A.Transaction of property is a serious and complicated…

A Digital Revolution in Healthcare: Greek startups poised to master e-Health

Like many first world countries, Greece faces a number of health care sector woes including staff maldistribution, medical equipment shortage, old infrastructure, bureaucracy, and misaligned funding. The introduction of holistic…

Rediscovering the Role of Banks in Business Financing: From Mere Lender to Business Partner

Despite their bad rep in recent years, banks can be key allies for fledgling ventures and established businesses alike.If I were asked to explain what the role of banks in…

Director’s Desk

As we say goodbye to the last days of summer, I hope you have all enjoyed wonderful summer vacations and are back with renewed energy and a refreshed, positive outlook.Greece…

MARKETPLACE

A New Generation of Tobacco Products—Made in Greece

Christos Harpantidis, Papastratos President and CEO, discusses the company’s new 300-million Euro investment in Greece.Papastratos recently announced a new investment in Greece. What does this entail?This investment is true to…

Susan Madsen—“Women are Better Leaders”

It may be 2017, but women in business still have a long way to go in terms of gaining the acknowledgement they deserve in the workforce says Dr. Susan Madsen,…

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Taking the Pulse

Are things looking up for Health & Pharma in Greece?Years of crisis and austerity have taken a toll on the Greek health sector, with the country’s health expenditure at 8.2%…