January 18, 2018
The financial responsibility for these projects now lies with the Greek government, however few details have been released on how the transition will be implemented. Many NGOs are worried that if mismanaged, the transition from EU funding to Greek government support could cause devastating gaps in access to healthcare for refugees who have already suffered so much. Our Greek team spoke to Al Jazeera about what the consequences will be when NGOs leave these refugee hotspots. Doctors of the World also signed on to a joint statement with 6 other NGOs, outlining our concerns about the transition. Read the full statement below.