November 25, 2023 in Health news, News

PM Mitsotakis: Breaking the stereotypes regarding HIV patients

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, during his meeting on Wednesday with representatives of the Hellenic Patients Association, announced the government’s decision to legislate for the full integration of HIV-positive patients receiving antiretroviral drugs in the e-prescription system.

Mitsotakis also announced the government’s decision to allow fostering by citizens who have been diagnosed with HIV or hepatitis B and are undergoing specific treatments, in the context of a policy for eliminating all discrimination against HIV-positive patients and to facilitate their treatment.

The prime minister additionally revealed plans for legislation on the role of organised associations representing patients and their cooperation with the state.