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Health effects of Greece’s austerity measures are “worse than imagined,” report researchers

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f2740 (Published 26 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2740
  1. Sophie Arie
  1. 1London

Greece’s severe economic crisis has had a substantially negative effect on public health that provides a warning for other countries faced with similar challenges, the authors of a report published in the American Journal of Public Health have said.1

Researchers at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and the University of New Mexico in the United States said that a sharp deterioration in major indicators of public health had accompanied …

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