Donation of medical supplies and equipment to support hospitals
At the outset of the pandemic in Greece, OPAP immediately sought to assist key workers in hospitals nationwide. OPAP donated 500,000 surgical masks and essential medical equipment through a body established by the Ministry of Health. The donations have so far supported three key hospitals:
• The ATTIKON University General Hospital, which is dedicated to treating COVID-19 patients, was provided with 350,000 masks.
• The Aghia Sophia General Children’s Hospital received 90,000 masks, while 60,000 masks were delivered to the Panagiotis & Aglaia Kyriacou General Children’s Hospital.
• To cover the specific needs of the Panagiotis & Aglaia Kyriacou hospital, OPAP also donated hemodynamic monitors for the monitoring of vital body parts and parameter monitors, which are used in Intensive Care Units, surgeries and hospital wards.
The Smile of the Child and OPAP at the disposal of the public health system
The Smile of the Child is a Greek non-profit child welfare organization. OPAP have worked with them to redirect mobile units used as part of the “OPAP in the Neighborhood” program, placing them at the disposal of the public health system.
OPAP Forward: Doctor Anytime’s coronavirus response
The companies participating in the OPAP Forward program, which supports young entrepreneurs, have taken an active role in the fight to contain the spread of the virus.
Doctor Anytime has been part of OPAP Forward since 2017, helping more than 7 million people find the right doctor. During the pandemic, they have used their digital platforms to urge people to stay at home, while providing specialized medical advice.