MSF provides medical and humanitarian assistance to refugees in Greece since 1996. In 2014, MSF teams expanded their activities in Greece in order to cover the needs of refugees reaching the islands and mainland of Greece via Turkey. Since 2016, medical teams of MSF in Greece offer services which include: primary healthcare, chronic diseases treatment, sexual and reproductive health care, physiotherapy, individual and group clinical mental health support, as well as psychiatric care, combined with a social support. Today MSF provides services in Athens, Lesvos, Chios and in the area of Evros.
In 2017, teams of MSF in Greece conducted more than 32.000 medical and mental health sessions.