OPAP CompleteAthens Children’s Hospital Renovation

After announcing the renovation of the general hospital for children of Athens’ Aghia Sofia, OPAP completed a major corporate social responsibility initiative.

In 2018, OPAP first announced the modernisation of the children’s ward of Aghia Sofia as a key CSR initiative, with the betting community taking full responsibility for financing the reconstruction of Athens’ largest paediatric unit from the municipality of Athens.

Last week, the Ministry of Public Health in Athens opened the new ward of Aghia Sofia which is equipped with a modern 20-bed cardiology unit.

In addition, electromechanical developments and new air-conditioning, heating and ventilation systems have further modernised the building.

It has also added extensive colour and decorative interventions that have created an enjoyable health environment for its patients in children.

OPAP reported more good news for public health services in Greece, announcing that it will soon complete its renovation of the Panagiotis & Aglaia Children’s Ward, a project for young people announced in 2018.

On the developements, CEO of the OPAP Group Jan Karas commented: “At OPAP, we are very proud of our ambitious initiative for the complete renovation of the two largest paediatric hospitals in Greece. This project is at the heart of our commitment to social contribution and is a big part of our corporate responsibility strategy.

“To date, we have completed the renovation of both hospitals by 82%. In total, we have delivered 26 renovation projects, which support hundreds of thousands of children, their parents and hospital staff. Our work does not stop here, of course, as we continue and remain committed to the complete renovation of the two hospitals.”