How to Experience the Best of Australia and Greece in One Trip with Hellenes & Hip
Hippocrates the Father of Clinical Medicine was our guide in our travels towards Bucharest. the Global Doctors Hippocratic Institute was the next destination. Melbourne is the vibrant vitality of the Greek community of Australia. There were several famous doctors and scientists, which included the Dr. Georgios Panoulis, President of the International Institute of Greek Doctors and Dr. Antonios Polydorou, and Dr. George Antonakis. We all made this journey to participate in the Hellenic Diaspora World Congress, (HMSA).
Amidst the stunning backdrop of Melbourne and the stunning cityscape, we were honored to have been invited to attend the Hellenic Centre beginning on the 13th to the 16th November. Participants included the esteemed Hellenic Medical Society of Australia as well as the Global Doctors Hippocratic Institute. There was a soaring sense of anticipation for our visit as a result of the tremendous hospitality offered by the Greek community headed by the president Vassilis Papastergiadis. Although it was a long, lengthy journey to Athens to Australia The stopping point at Doha Airport in Qatar (which is this year hosting soccer’s World Cupdid not dampen the spirits of our passengers. This enthusiasm was affirmed and it was rewarded when we arrived, as it was met with warm reception by the local Greek group and the bustling energy from the entire city.
It was clear at the beginning of the journey that the campaign of the Global Doctors Hippocratic Institute was not a one-stop effort: to change the lives of our future generations and help keep our forefathers’ experience and knowledge living. This global gathering featured presentations and interactive sessions on scientific, medical and academic scientific matters, conducted by highly regarded Australian as well as international researchers. What was the ultimate aim of these significant actions and international collaborations was making enormous strides towards creating a harmonious future.
Patras, Athens and University of Melbourne came together by a pact to turn the respective institutions into an international scientific centre for the enhancement of medical institutions across the world. A deal was signed to provide education and guidance opportunities for Greek students by embracing Hippocratic Medical Philosophy & Ethics was the formal declaration of this cooperative venture. The momentous event was also celebrated by Professor Marini as the President of the Australian Hellenic Medical Association of Australia as well as Mr. Marios Themistocleous Greek Secretary-General for Health.
A statue of Hippocrates was revealed during an event that was held at Melbourne’s University Medical School. The event was the start of an international exchange promoted by the Global Doctors Hippocratic Institute, to promote a common ethos built on the’sacred vow that is that is the Hippocratic Oath. In the form of an official announcement in the presence of Doctor. Patoulis and Dr. Polydoros, this initiative will occur in the spring of 2019, with the swearing in of graduates of at the University of Melbourne on the island of Kos.
The Doctors Hippocratic Institute, with the motto ‘Hippocratic Values and Medicine’, will take place in Melbourne. Melbourne. The cityof Melbourne, with a population of close to 5 million residents and is situated in Victoria. It is the second largest city in Australia following Sydney. In this city, about half are from overseas as well as a few others said to be of Greek of Greek descent. It is a contemporary multicultural megalopolis, this city boasts big blocks which form the business district and are highlighted by numerous skyscrapers.
What lessons can we take away
The world is on the cusp of an era of change in health care, one in which collaboration and technology is at the forefront of medical innovation to further our goal of achieving perfection for patient care. This historic event was held in Melbourne in the city where Hippocrateshistory is honored since the founding of the Global Doctors Hippocratic Institute. In the near future, where medical students from Melbourne are able to swear in Kos this bust, the unveiling of this bust is a sign of our commitment to Hippocrates’ vision of the practice of medicine. The future of medical care is indeed in good hands.