• CAPITAL: Athens
  • POPULATION: 11.030.000
  • ADDRESS: Agrafon 3-5, Marousi, PC 151-23
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KEELPNO – Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention


  • recommends to the Ministry of Health plans to formulate national health policies
  • makes epidemiologic records
  • manages disease containment measures
  • provides information on public health risks
  • carries out interventions for vulnerable social groups
  • provides psychosocial support
  • decides on ethical issues
  • develops research
  • co-operates with national and international scientific institutions
  • organizes conferences to connect with health professionals and enrich its knowledge of infections and other diseases
  • assists hospital and outpatient services
  • implements health education activities
  • maintains the national cancer registry
  • co-ordinates with the emergency services to help evaluate major public health events