Malakasa

  • Overview
  • Medical
  • Dental

Overview

The Long-Term Accommodation Site of Malakasa is located 40km away from the center of Athens. The town of Malakasa is 2 km away. Athens is accesible through intercity bus and train. The closest bus stop to Malakasa is located 500m away and the nearest railway station, Sfendali, is 800m away. The nearest public hospital is located in Athens. Approximately 98% of the current population speaks Farsi.

The top three needs in Malakasa are Medical Support, Psychological Support, and Shelter (for unregistered population).

Municipality: Attica
Department: Oropos

*Data was provided by the International Organization for Migration (IOM) from this report.

Homes : 292
Population : 1,767
Water : Yes
WASH Facilities : Yes
Electricity : Yes
Health Care : Yes - 2 days/week
Education : Yes - Non-Formal Education
Distance from Lodging Facility : 27 km

Medical

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

HEALTH CARE ACCESS

Health care in Greece consists of both public health options through the National Health Insurance and private clinics and hospitals. Refugees and asylum seekers are able to seek services from these health care providers but face obstacles of transportation, translation, and cost among others, which often serve as a deterrent to seeking and receiving the necessary care. In most refugee camps, there are healthcare professionals present.

In Malakasa, primary health care is available 2 days a week and a patient referral system is in place for the residents. However, there are limitations to the work the healthcare professionals can do. Their primary focus is typically to treat acute needs and provide follow up, but specialty and additional services, greatly needed by the camp resident population, are not available.

21

Volunteers

181

Patient Consulations

181

Vision Screenings

N/A

Health Education Workshops

BRIGADE INFORMATION

Residents in Malakasa attend Medical and Dental Brigade clinics hosted in various buildings in Malakasa. The clinics offer needed medical services, such as pediatric screenings, dental treatments, and vision screenings under the care of licensed professionals with the support of volunteers.

AVERAGE PATIENTS ATTENDED: 248

MEDICAL/DENTAL VOLUNTEERS IN MALAKASA

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals Medical Brigade May 2019 10 Global Brigades Chapter Leaders Medical Brigade July 2019 11

Dental

Program Status

  • Planning
  • Active
  • Complete

DENTAL CARE ACCESS

Working closely with the Medical Program, the Dental Program provides fillings, extractions, and fluoride treatments as a standard part of Medical Brigades. Access to dental care is challenging in Greece due to lack of transportation and translation, as well as prohibitive costs. The Dental Program is working to fill that gap with regular access to dental care in the camps.

359

Patient Consultations

26

Fluoride Treatments

31

Fillings Performed

5

Dental Education Workshop

BRIGADE INFORMATION

Residents in Malakasa attend Medical and Dental Brigade clinics hosted in various buildings in Malakasa. The clinics offer needed medical services, such as pediatric screenings, dental treatments, and vision screenings under the care of licensed professionals with the support of volunteers.

AVERAGE PATIENTS ATTENDED: 248

 

MEDICAL/DENTAL VOLUNTEERS IN MALAKASA

Chapter Date # Of Volunteers Chapter Date # Of Volunteers
Eli Lilly Pharmaceuticals Medical Brigade May 2019 10 Global Brigades Chapter Leaders Medical Brigade July 2019 11

Local Reference Points

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