George Kalamitsis

Chair of Board, Hellenic Liver Patients Association "Prometheus"

George Kalamitsis, is founding member and Chair of Board of Hellenic Liver Patients Association “Prometheus”, since 2012. He focuses daily on providing support to people living with Viral Hepatitis and other liver diseases, on advocating for their rights, as well as on providing factual information related to hepatitis. He has worked extensively with all stakeholders in Greece, focusing on patients benefits and maintains communication channels with organizations and stakeholders, on a European and International level. In 2017, he was assigned as President of the Committee Protecting the Rights of Recipients of Health Services, under the Greek Ministry of Health. He is also a member of the Committee Monitoring the Implementation of the National Action Plan for Hepatitis C under the Greek Ministry of Health (2018). Since 2016, he remains a member of Hepatitis B & C Public Policy Association. From 2014 until 2016, he was a Board Member of World Hepatitis Alliance. He is also a psychologist – psychotherapist, with extensive experience in the field of NGO’s that focus on socially vulnerable populations, on Public Health issues and on Harm Reduction and rehabilitation services.