Health cuts see new-born deaths jump 43% in Greece

EU-mandated spending cuts in the Greek healthcare system has brought the country decades back into time, with the new-born death rate jumping by 43% since the start of the crisis, according to Jorgo Chatzimarkakis, a liberal MEP from the German FDP party.

The austerity policies (ordered by Greece’s Troika of international creditors) have worsened the socio-economic situation in Greece to a level not seen since the Second World War, Chatzimarkakis said.

See Article from Financial Mirror

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