The Central Board of Health (KESY) is an advisory body related to the structure and operation of the National Health System. It was established in the Ministry of Health and Welfare with Law no. 1278/1982 (105 A), as amended & supplemented and currently in force. With its establishment it replaced the previous Supreme Health Council. KESY is established by decision of the Minister of Health and its term of office is three years. It is consisted of 31 ordinary and 31 alternate members. Both the President and the Vice President are elected by the Plenary. KESY’s competences include the following:
Standing committees and working groups serve its activities with a specific term of office and task.
By presidential decrees which are issued after the proposal of the Minister of Health it may be given to KESY also other responsibilities.
President of the Central Board of Health:
Mina Gaga MD, PhD - Director, 7th Resp. Med. Dept and Asthma Center Athens Chest Hospital “SOTIRIA”
Vice President of the Central Board of Health:
Professor Chrisoula -Iliana Nikolaou