Free diagnostic tests for everyone, Mitsotakis says

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis substantiated on Saturday that all residents would be entitled to free diagnostic tests for certain diseases.

The announcement is part of the government emphasis on prevention and public health. Mitsotakis made special mention of childhood obesity as a condition that must be tackled.

Among several other measures he announced was introducing foreign languages at the preschool level; he added that 15,000 teachers had been hired, 4,000 for special education, the first hirings since the start of the financial crisis in 2010.