Dear Friends & Colleagues, As we turn the pages of this new year, we are each blessed with a chance to reflect on constant challenges we are forced to face, to learn from difficult experiences and most importantly, how we can keep moving forward. We feel privileged and encouraged to consider our individual positions and how we can use this to benefit other humans, society and ultimately, the world in general. At Kitrinos Healthcare, 2020 began in an academic stance with the l
Are you interested in joining Team Kitrinos? We are looking for medical and non-medical volunteers and staff who can spare a minimum of 1 month from January onwards to work with us. Recruiting:
> Doctors > Paramedics > Nurses > Pharmacists
> Non-medics/logistical team members (particularly van drivers) Just go to kitrinoshealthcare.org/volunteer to fill out our no-commitment volunteer registration form. We look forward to hearing from you!
Financial support and accommo
As we come into 2021, we look forward to a new chapter in our history. However, we know there are serious challenges ahead as the depth of Winter approaches. In previous years it was during these early months of the year that deaths occurred in the camps when temperatures drop and the risk of exposure due to inadequate housing is high. Moria 2 is simply not prepared for the torrential rain, wind and bitter cold that Winter brings. To help our patients get through the next few
In addition to our ongoing work in Lesvos, we are now in the process of expanding our services to meet the ever-increasing needs of the refugee populations in Greece. We are pleased to announce the opening of our new chronic care health service for non-communicable diseases in Athens, where we will be providing clinical consultations, follow-ups and free medications for chronic diseases. Currently, there are over 20,000 refugees living in Athens, many on the streets without f
Your donations have allowed us to keep our operations running when our patients were most in need. We have been able to restock our pharmacy, provide PPE to all our volunteers and patients, as well as distribute reusable masks and hand sanitiser to Moria residents prior to the fire. It cannot be underestimated how vital this was in delaying the inevitable outbreak of the killer virus COVID-19 in such a neglected population of people. Most importantly, the encouragement we hav