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Δήμος Αχαρνών Δήμος Αχαρνών / Municipality of Acharnes
  «… αφίκοντο ες Αχαρνάς χώρον μέγιστον της Αττικής των δήμων καλουμένων» (Θουκυδίδης Βιβλίο Β19)
Ελληνικά | English

For all citizens

Programme of preventive medicine

Aiming at the promotion of health of our citizens and the information on prompt prevention and diagnosis of diseases are held meetings for medical subjects.

It is about subjects which cover a wide spectrum of choices and the information takes place from specialised scientists

For the year 2009 were realised meetings for the following medical subjects:

  • The laparoscopic surgery in our days
  • Diseases of thyroid: Benign & Malignant
  • Technology in the area of health: lasers in ophthalmology & stem cells
  • Children accidents at home
  • Smoking: addiction & repercussions  
  • Protect the health of your bones
  • Ensure the smooth operation of the digestive system 
  • Obesity and nutrition
  • Hypertension and way of life

Medical and nursing care

In regular time intervals are held preventive examinations for breast cancer, cancer of large intestine, Pap tests, etc in collaboration with hospitals, the Hellenic Anticancer Society and other institutions. 

Blood bank

The Blood Bank functions since 1997 and has more than 200 members in their majority employees and citizens of Acharnes. In collaboration with the Centre of Blood Donation of “Amalia Fleming” Hospital realizes two blood donations per year, every spring and autumn and with the collected  blood contributes to the emergency cases when there is immediate need.   

The blood donation lasts only five minutes, is completely painless and gives to the blood-donor the right to receive blood in an hour of personal or family need. 

Information:
Social Service of Municipality of Acharnes,
Town Hall – 87 Filadelfias & Bosda str
Tel.: 2102415433

Blood donor

Can be:
  • Every health person of age from 18 to 62 years old
  • Before the blood donation the health of blood donor is carefully examined  
  • The medical stuff of blood donation is disposable
  • The blood donation lasts 5-6 minutes and is completely painless and harmless  
  • The blood quantity given by each volunteer blood donor is small and is replaced in 10 minutes  
  • The frequency with which a volunteer blood donor can give blood is 3-4 times per year  
The blood from each blood donor before its disposal is carefully examined for various diseases 

Social actions

The Municipality organises in regular time intervals a distribution of food and primary necessities in order to support poor families.
Twice a year the Municipality participates in the conduct of raising money organised by the Hellenic Red Cross.

When it is necessary, it organises or participates in humanitarian events which aim at the aid of populations who suffer from war, natural destructions and poverty. 

 

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