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Greece: Doctor protest and Athens bus disruptions June 13

Doctors to stage walkout in Athens and Piraeus; Athens bus system to face disruptions June 13

13 Jun 08:14 AM UTC
TIMEFRAME expected from 6/13/2017, 12:00 AM until 6/13/2017, 11:59 PM (Europe/Athens). COUNTRY/REGION Greece


Hospitals across Athens and Piraeus will face a shortage of doctors on Tuesday, June 13, as they walk off the job from 11:00 (local time) until the end of the day to protest staff shortages. A related demonstration will be held in Athens at noon in front of the Health Ministry.

On a separate note, public transportation in Athens will face disruptions as buses and trolley buses will be suspended from 11:00 to 17:00.


Individuals in Athens and Piraeus are advised to plan for increased wait times in hospitals and to confirm scheduled appointments. Individuals in Athens are advised to plan for alternative means of transportation.

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