“Health Tourism Meets its Ithaca”, George Patoulis, Head of Health Tourism In Greece Initiative, said, while presenting at the conference the Global Greek Doctors Institue that aims to promote the universality of Greek medical science and reunify the Greek medical scientific community in Greece and abroad through the international networking of the Greek doctors who are active in the world
George Patoulis,President of the Global Institute of Greek Medical Scientists in Greece and Abroad, announced also the creation of the International Health Tourism Center of Greece which "aims to become the Ambassador of Greece's Health and Medical Tourism by the support of Local Government in a leading role ....
Ithaca's Mayor: We are isolated in the island!
Ithaca's silent burden: no direct ferry route and no pediatrician for six years(!) was at the centre of officila Mayor's of Ithaci Dionsyssis Stanisis , George Patoulis and Minister fo Shiping Panagiotis Kouroublis meeting, that was held extraordinary at thye mayor's office. The Minister of Shiping promised he will try to solve the problem with direct ferry connection personally. “We must view the issue of island isolation as an opportunity for development and not as a problem,” Patoulis said, underlining the need for independent local governance.Minister of Shiping promised to support personally for solving the problem.
Nikolaos S. Kouvelas, Ass. Professor of Dentistry in the University of Athens, Founder & President of EURODENTICA and President of the Athens Dental Tourism Cluster described in his speech “High quality Dentistry in Medical Tourism”, the model under which the recently launched Athens Dental Tourism Cluster is functioning...
During the Conference , the greater comparative advantages of Greece that should be empowered to strengthen the country's Health Tourism market, have been shared among speakers and attendees, while emphasis was placed on the role of Greek Local Government in shaping the competitive profile and International Awareness of travel packages for Wellness and Medical tourism services in Greece , and to successfully host health travelers, while the benefits of these packages to local communities' economy were also in detail discussed .
The Greek Health Tourism Confederation has been founded by Constantine Constantinides, who presented at the Ithaca conference the aims of the non profit association with 28 individual founder members, to:
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