The project “A step Forward” is being implemented under the “Asylum and Migration” programme in Greece, implemented by Doctors of the World. The “Asylum and Migration” programme in Greece, financed by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, was awarded a total budget of 16,5 million euros as part of the EEA Grants 2014 – 2021. The program aspires to contribute to ensuring legal protection, support and care for the most vulnerable asylum seekers, with emphasis on unaccompanied children. The Fund Operator for the “Asylum and Migration” programme in Greece is SOL Consulting S.A in partnership with Human Rights 360.
Betshop.gr supports Doctors of the World, ensuring the operational and financial support of the OPEN MINDS program, for the continued provision of mental health services in the community by mental health professionals, in a framework of dignity and acceptance for all people without discrimination. OPEN MINDS aims to protect mental health and treat psychiatric disorders of people that belong to vulnerable social groups. The partnership continues for a 2nd consecutive year with the aim of informing and educating the population.
MYTILINEOS actively supports the “Médecins du Monde” initiative “Mid – Term Accommodation Facility for Women At Risk” by providing personal and baby hygiene products and by covering the living and feeding needs of the women and children accommodated in the facility. It has also undertaken to cover the costs of all necessary maintenance works for the building housing the facility.
Bwin continues to consistently support Doctors of the World Greece since 2018, covering part of the operating costs of the missions and the social structures of the organization.
Médecins du Monde through the support of VODAFONE created two mobile units: “LITO” a Mobile Pediatric Unit and “e-KIVOTOS” a mobile unit equipped with laptops with the aim of informing young people through the specially designed website for the program and provide psychological counseling.
Médecins du Monde – Greece, through the support of the “Stavros S. Niarchos” foundation, have created the first Mobile Ophthalmology Unit, which provides free-of-charge examinations to residents in remote areas of Greece. The Mobile Unit is fully equipped with all necessary medical equipment and performs preventive and diagnostic tests for adults and children.
Moreover, for the period from 01.06.2013 to 01.06.2015, the operation of the Open Polyclinic in Patras is covered partially through fund of the Foundation.
Médecins du Monde – Greece offer pediatric, gynecological and ophthalmological check-ups and diagnostic testing to women and children residing in areas of the mainland and islands, through the program ‘Health for All’ , which is funded by the Greek Ship-owners Association.
The Greek Delegation of Doctors of The World in Collaboration with Greek Council For Refugees provide accommodation and other supporting services to vulnerable cases of asylum seekers through the “Reception Center for Vulnerable Asylum Seekers”. The Reception Center is part of the SOAM project: “Supporting Organizations that assist asylum seeking population in Greece”.
EEA Financial Mechanism 2009 – 2014. “The Project is funded from the European Economic Area (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway), by IOM Greece, Fund Operator”