Life offer in the National Health System by OPAP

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OPAP, faithful to its commitment to create substantial value for Greek society, has completed the renovation of the pediatric hospitals “Agia Sofia” and “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou”. This is a significant investment in public health, in the framework of which 30 renovation projects were carried out, with a total area of ​​14,960 sq.m., which include 23 nursing units of international standards and a capacity of 564 beds.

Life offer in the National Health System by OPAP
Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister, Karel Komarek, Chairman of the Board of Allwyn

The handover ceremony took place on Thursday 19 May 2022, in the presence of the Prime Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis, the Minister of Health, Mr. Thanos Plevris, the Deputy Minister of Health, Ms. Minas Gaga, the Chairman of the Board of Allwyn and the General OPAP, Mr. Karel Komárek, as well as representatives of the Greek State and the management of the company.

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Karel Komarek, Chairman of the Board of Allwyn, Mina Gaga, Deputy Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris, Minister of Health, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister
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The Prime Minister, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakissaid: “Large companies realize that they have an obligation to return to society a significant social dividend. It is not just a formal obligation under Corporate Social Responsibility, I think all modern companies understand their role in this difficult situation which we all have to understand, differently than they did in the past, and I am sure that OPAP, as one of the largest Greek companies, will continue this program of Corporate Social Responsibility with even greater enthusiasm, especially now that it has to find out how much added value he could add to our two Pediatric Hospitals “.

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Kyriakos Mitsotakis

The Chairman of the Board of Allwyn, Mr. Karel Komárekstressed: “At OPAP and Allwyn – our international company – we are very proud of the work of renovating the two largest pediatric hospitals in Greece. We firmly believe that companies do not make a difference only with their financial performance. Their response The renovation of the two hospitals fully reflects this approach, with significant investment and hard work, the two hospitals have the most modern health infrastructure and an upgraded treatment environment. “which is provided to thousands of children from all over Greece. This is the biggest reward for us!”

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Karel Komarek, Chairman of the Board of Allwyn
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The Minister of Health, Mr. Thanos Plevrisand the Deputy Minister of Health, Mrs. Mina Gaga praised the importance of the project for the sensitive field of child health and the support of the National Health System. On his part, the Joint Commander of the Interconnected Pediatric Hospitals, Mr. Emmanuel Papasavvas, thanked OPAP for the significant support in the work of the doctors and the nursing staff of the two hospitals.

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Mina Gaga, Deputy Minister of Health

In the context of the event, the Executive President of OPAP, Mr. Kamil Ziegler, the Minister of Health, Mr. Thanos Plevris, and the Joint Commander of the Interconnected Pediatric Hospitals, Mr. Emmanuel Papasavvas, signed the protocol for the official delivery of the work to the Greek State and Greek society.

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Kamil Ziegler, Executive Chairman of OPAP, Thanos Plevris, Minister of Health, Emmanuel Papasavvas, Joint Commander of the Interconnected Pediatric Hospitals

In addition, the attendees were guided to the Pediatric Nursing Unit of Wing B, on the 2nd floor of the “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou” hospital, which is the last renovation project.

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Mina Gaga, Deputy Minister of Health, Thanos Plevris, Minister of Health, Jan Karas, CEO of OPAP, Emmanuel Papasavvas, Joint Commander of the Interconnected Pediatric Hospitals, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister
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Odysseas Christoforou, Deputy CEO of OPAP, Jan Karas, CEO of OPAP, Karel Komarek, Chairman of the Board of Allwyn, Camille Ziegler, Executive Chairman of OPAP

Top quality health services, in a pleasant environment

The renovated and fully modernized pediatric hospitals “Agia Sofia” and “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou”, which serve the needs of children from all over the country, now offer top level health services.

The project of their renovation started in 2014, within the framework of the Corporate Responsibility program of OPAP. The total of 30 projects that have been implemented include the following important interventions:

The complete reconstruction of the Central Sterilization Unit at the pediatric hospital “Agia Sofia”. This unit, which had not been renovated for more than 50 years, now has equipment of international standards and serves both hospitals, covering needs for which, until recently, required the involvement of other units of the NSS.

The complete modernization of the 2nd Pediatric Nursing Unit of the “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou” hospital, which contributes to the treatment of COVID-19 cases, thanks to the state-of-the-art infectious disease unit that was developed. This innovative unit features state-of-the-art negative pressure beds and automated systems.

The renovation of the Pediatric Surgery Units of the two hospitals, which are a reference point for pediatrics in Greece.

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Emmanouil Papasavvas, Joint Commander of the Interconnected Pediatric Hospitals, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, Prime Minister, Karel Komarek, Chairman of the Board of Allwyn

The complete renovation of the Day Care Unit of the “Agia Sofia” hospital, which now has a world-class surgical complex and resuscitation ward.

The creation of a state-of-the-art Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (ICU), which responds to the highest international data, at the “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou” hospital.

As part of the renovation project, the pediatric hospitals “Agia Sofia” and “Panagiotis and Aglaia Kyriakou” have been equipped with the necessary office and hotel equipment. In addition, the electromechanical installations and the air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems have been completely modernized, and extensive aesthetic interventions have been carried out, which create a pleasant therapeutic environment for children.

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