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smoking

Greek PM: The war is against tobacco, not smokers

On the occasion of ‘World No Tobacco Day’, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Facebook posted that every cigarette put out equals a deep breath of health and progress. On May 31,…

Maria Kavallaris

Children’s cancer researcher named Woman of the Year

Professor Maria Kavallaris, a leading childhood cancer researcher and a pioneer of nanomedicine in Australia, is the 2020 NSW Premier’s Woman of the Year. Professor Kavallaris, the founding director of the Australian…

KATHY TSAPLES at her shop

Kathy Tsaples, living her ‘Sweet Greek’ dream

Greek Australian Kathy Tsaples, owner of the Sweet Greek shop in Melbourne and author of two popular cookbooks has an inspirational story behind her success. It is one of a brave, courageous…

Thanos Mikroutsikos

Prominent Greek Composer Thanos Mikroutsikos dies at 72

One of the most influential Greek composers of recent decades, Thanos Mikroutsikos passed away on Saturday at the age of 72, after losing his battle with cancer. In one of his last…

Greek clinical researcher wins Papanikolaou Prize 5

Greek clinical researcher wins Papanikolaou Prize

The Hellenic Medical Society awarded this year’s Papanikolaou Prize to Greek clinical researcher, Myria Galazi who works at St. Bartholomew’s hospital in London. Galazi was awarded the 2018 Papanikolaou Prize in recognition…

Greek journalist and actress Rika Vagiani dies, aged 56 7

Greek journalist and actress Rika Vagiani dies, aged 56

Greek journalist and actress Rika Vagiani passed away on Tuesday morning after losing her battle to cancer. She was 56. Born Marika Zoula in the Athens district of Pangrati in 1962, Rika…