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Mitsotakis: Breaking the Stereotypes Regarding HIV Patients

December 1, 2021

ATHENS – 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.

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