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Greek healthcare lacks funds to provide life-saving medicine

Greece needs the money from the sale of state businesses to help fund essential services.

It faces a multi-billion euro hole in its healthcare budget.

Staff are working longer hours for up to 40% less pay and hospitals are starved of essential equipment from latex gloves to hypodermic needles.

Nigel Cassidy reports from Athens.

  • 19 Aug 2013
  • From the section Europe
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