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IASO GROUP: Contract with EDOEAP Fund (Unified Subsidiary Social Security and Welfare Press Organization)

IASO Group signed a contract with EDOEAP Fund (Unified Subsidiary Social Security and Welfare Press Organization), the Fund for the employees in Mass Media (journalists, technicians, administrative employees etc.). At the subsidiary social security and welfare fund of the journalists are insured more than 30.000 members.

Pursuant to the contract, the members of EDOEAP Fund (Unified Subsidiary Social Security and Welfare Press Organization) have access to high-level services of primary and secondary health care, both in IASO and IASO Thessaly located in Larisa.

IASO Group is staffed by top experienced doctors, highly trained and qualified nursing personnel and the latest medical devices and equipment that ensure exceptional healthcare level, by implementing quality policy of international standards.

Based on the contract’s provisions, the insured members of EDOEAP Fund will have full coverage of primary and secondary healthcare incidents (medical visits, diagnostic tests, nursing) at IASO Athens (General, Maternity and Gynecology Clinic) and IASO Thessaly in Larisa, which covers the region of Central Greece.

IASO: Presentation of the Online Opening of the Anti-Smoking Program “Help Her Quit”

IASO and Assisted Reproduction Unit (IVF) Institute of Life-IASO announced the official opening of the two-year Anti-Smoking Program “Help Her Quit” online on Wednesday 23rd September at 12:00, in the context of the international conference on tobacco harm control (3rd Scientific Summit: Tobacco Harm Reduction, Novel products, Research and Policy www.nosmokesummit.org.).

You may attend the event via the Link: https://zoom.us/j/91287314462

IASO is a remarkable example of a hospital aligning with the National anti-smoking and quit smoking campaign.

Ms. Zoi Rapti, Deputy Health Minister for mental health and addictions, opened the program. The coordinator of the program, Dr. Aikaterini Charvalou, MD, former Assistant Professor of the University of Crete, National Expert at E.U, Competent of the Department of IMRI, welcomed and thanked the minister, on the part of IASO Group BoD’s President, Dr. Georgios Stamatiou and the scientific committee HHQ. Followed the proposals of Mr. Georgios Patoulis, Head of the Region of Attica, President of the Medical Association of Athens, Orthopedic Surgeon, Mr. Makis Papataxiarchis, Consultant of the Ministry of the Interior, Mr. Athanasios Tsakris, Professor of Microbiology, Director of the Laboratory of Microbiology of the School of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Vice Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Dr. Kalliopi Papa Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Researcher at the Laboratory of Cell and Gene Therapy of the Biomedical Research Foundation Academy of Athens. Mr. Panagiotis Prezerakos, General Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Public Health sent a message of support.

A short welcome was addressed by the coordinator of HHQ, Professor Aikaterini Charvalou and Mr. Themis Mantzavinos, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Medical School of the University of Athens, Scientific Competent of Assisted Reproduction Unit (IVF) Institute of Life-IASO, and President of the Scientific Committee HHQ.

Ms. Catherine Georgopoulos, PhD, Biologist, Women’s Health Specialist, ROCHE, Switzerland, sent a video presentation. On behalf of Junior HHQ Ambassadors was addressed Ms. Theodora Georgakopoulou, Junior Doctor in Cardiology, promising the contribution of Junior Doctors to the work. A reference was made to the member of the scientific committee HHQ and to more than 30 distinguished European scientists and experts, who even they were not able to attend, they support the work.

The keynote speech of Professor Mr. Themis Mantzavinos, based on the latest scientific data, was focused on the harmful effects of tobacco on female reproductive system. The speech of Dr. Kostas Kostaras, Obstetrician/ Gynecologist, founder member of Institute Life IASO, specialized in In vitro fertilization, was focused on the effects of tobacco on gynecologic cancer and fertility. Finally, the professor Ms. Aikaterini Charvalou presented HHQ program and thanked the donor PMI Science (www.pmiscience.com) for the discretion and respect to HHQ team scientific work.

A constructive dialogue followed intervened by Ms. Dimitra Chouchoula, Associate Professor, Chemist, Department of Food Science and Technology of the University of West Attica, Dr. Georgios Iatrakis, Professor of Obstetrics/ Gynecology, Department of Obstetrics of the University of West Attica, Dr. Andreas Mentis, Director of the Hellenic Pasteur Institute and Dr. Apostolos Papalois, Director of the Experimental Research Center of ELPEN.

The program Help Her Quit (HHQ) is sponsored by Philip Morris International, Science (www.pmiscience.com)

For more information relatively to program visit: https://hhquit.eu

 

 

IASO: World Sexual Health Day We only transmit love by having the necessary medical examinations at IASO in particularly preferential prices

 

IASO emphasizes the importance of sexual health issues and offers Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) screening tests at preferential prices.

More specifically, it offers the following packages:

  1. “STDs” testing at the preferential price of 35€: It includes Chlamydia, Ureaplasma and Mycoplasma testing.
  2. “STDs plus” testing at the preferential price of 90€: It includes Chlamydia, Ureaplasma, Mycoplasma, Gonorrhea, Haemophilus, Herpes, Syphilis and Trichomonas testing.

All tests are performed on the -2nd floor of IASO, Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00. No appointment is needed and the offer shall be valid until 30/10/2020.

The tests are addressed to both women and men. They are performed by the PCR method, which provides high sensitivity and specificity, allowing the detection of microorganisms (e.g. certain mycoplasma and spirochaetes species) that are not detected by conventional methods.

IASO: Presentation of the Online Opening of the Anti-Smoking Program “Help Her Quit”

 

IASO and Assisted Reproduction Unit (IVF) Institute of Life-IASO organize the official opening of the two-year Anti-Smoking Program “Help Her Quit” that shall be carried out online on Wednesday 23rd September at 12:00, in the context of the international conference on tobacco harm control (3rd Scientific Summit: Tobacco Harm Reduction, Novel products, Research and Policy www.nosmokesummit.org.).

You may attend the event via the Link: https://zoom.us/j/91287314462

IASO is a remarkable example of a hospital aligning with the National anti-smoking and quit smoking campaign. The program will be opened by: Ms. Zoi Rapti, Deputy Health Minister for mental health and addictions, Mr. Georgios Patoulis, Head of the Region of Attica, President of the Medical Association of Athens, Orthopedic Surgeon and Mr. Athanasios Tsakris, Professor of Microbiology, Director of the Laboratory of Microbiology of the School of Medicine of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Vice Rector of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and distinguished members of the scientific community.

Also, a short welcome shall be addressed by: Ms. Aikaterini Charvalou, MD, former Assistant Professor of the University of Crete, National Expert at E.U, Competent of the Department of IMRI, HHQ Coordinator, Mr. Themis Mantzavinos, Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at the Medical School of the University of Athens, Scientific Competent of Assisted Reproduction Unit (IVF) Institute of Life-IASO, President of the Scientific Committee HHQ, Dr. Kalliopi Papa, Associate Professor of Obstetrics Gynecology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Ms. Catherine Georgopoulos, PhD, Biologist, Women’s Health Specialist, ROCHE, Switzerland, Dr. Theodora Georgopoulos, Junior HHQ ambassador.

For more information relatively to program visit: https://hhquit.eu

For the online presentation's program click here

 

 

IASO Group: New HR Director Mr. Georgios Katopodis

In the context of reinforcing its administrative team, IASO Group joins Mr. Georgios Katopodis in its force.

Mr. Katopodis undertakes the tasks of HR Director, succeeding Ms. Nota Bakaraki, who continues from a different position of responsibility.

Mr. Katopodis throughout his professional career undertook strategic positions, in working relationships and organizational development related matters. In particular, he served as HR Director in METRO S.A, whereas from 2018 until today, he was the HR Director of OPTIMA Group.

He is a graduate of the School of Public Administration of Panteion University and holder of M.Sc. in Human Resource Management of Middlesex University Business School of London.

Being convinced that Mr. Katopodis will assist in the continuance of Group’s success story until now, by contributing in its further development, the Group’s Management welcomes him, and wishes him the best of luck in his new tasks”.

 

 

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