The Metropolitan Community Clinic at Helliniko (M.C.C.H.) is clearly and categorically opposed to the attacks – even if only verbal – that took place against “Doctors of the World” in Perama, as well as The Panarcardian Hospital in Tripoli.
These attacks were conducted by extremists whose behavior is completely unacceptable at health care centers and against the democratic laws in this country.
Hospitals and clinics and every health care center cannot be the stage to voice the opposition of different political ideologies. Every health care center, including its many volunteers, struggles to serve all our citizens – of whatever nationality, religion or race.
We are completely opposed to such acts of violence, as is the vast majority of our society.
It would be more constructive to focus our energy on those forces which harm the social fabric and necessitate our citizens to seek help in the free community clinics and other volunteer organizations. It is unconscionable to attack the voluntary organizations that try to contribute to the public health and do what they can to preserve human dignity and a sense of community.