At the end of last year, Chinese public health authorities reported several cases of acute respiratory syndrome in Wuhan City, China. Scientists soon identified a novel coronavirus as the main causative agent. The disease, now commonly referred to as coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), has quickly become one of the biggest health challenges of our generation.… Continue reading Can Europe afford to leave informal carers on their own at the forefront of the coronavirus battle?
The Erasmus+ project, entitled “Sharing Good practices for Brain Education in Europe” (Share4Brain) will draw the attention of the academic and general public as well as relevant state institutions to the importance of the development of basic and clinical research in neuroscience to ensure better prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological and psychiatric disorders. The Share4Brain… Continue reading “Sharing Good practices for Brain Education in Europe”
Within the framework of precautionary measures aimed at limiting the spread of the coronavirus in our country and protecting vulnerable groups of the population, the Greek Ministry of Health announced on March 8, 2020, the suspension of conferences and events nationwide for the next 4 weeks. Accordingly, EPIONI postpones the organizing of the Information Day… Continue reading Suspension of Event in Dafni Hospital
They are exempt from the obligation to pay a special solidarity levy (eisfora alilegiis) and the income of persons with disabilities of any form is not counted at a level of disability of eighty percent (80%) or above in accordance with Article 18 (1) of the very recent Law 4646/2019 (Government Gazette) A 201). This provision… Continue reading 80% disability exempted from Income Tax
Greek Carers Network EPIONI advocates on behalf of informal carers of people with illness or disability and promotes the recognition of their role in the Greek health system. EPIONI is a member of Eurocarers and other European networks with the aim of exchanging good practices to support informal carers who are often families. In the… Continue reading Webinar on supporting people with heart disease and their carers