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Are there any particular health concerns? What is the quality of available medical care? What medical conditions typically require medical evacuation?

Very good medical care in the country. - Oct 3, 2017
Medical care is generally good here. - Jan 15, 2017
Medical care is good here in Athens. Many families have babies here and elect not to return home for the birth. Athens is a very green city so people with allergies may require medication at different times of the year here. - Dec 20, 2016
The med unit at the Emabassy is great. I loved the nurses and doctors while we were there. I needed to use local dentists and hospitals and did not have much trouble other than language issues. The Greeks rely on a bribery system, so I did have some friends who experienced some problems with hospital stays, especially lack of bedside manners where children were involved. - Sep 7, 2013
Health concerns would be limited to sun-related maladies and traffic accidents! Medical care is available, but better at private hospitals than the publicly-run National Healthcare System. - Jul 14, 2012
Private hospitals are available and quality is good. - Jun 30, 2010
Medical is great. Pharmacies are the best! You can get anything. Lots of U.S. trained docs. - Jan 6, 2009
You can drink the water here, although it's sometimes brown. - Dec 27, 2008
I've found good pediatricians who speak English and were trained in the States. - Jun 20, 2008