Medical Convention in Skopelos

A highly important event took place in Skopelos from 2 to 5 September, 2021. We are referring to the “Hypertension Days 2021”, organized by the Hellenic Society of Hypertension in cooperation with the agency “Congress World”. It was the 13th consecutive seminar at national level and the 2nd in Skopelos, approaching the subject “Cardiovascular Diseases – Diagnostic and Therapeutic Approach: The Role of Hypertension and Coexisting Risk Factors”

Hypertension Days 2021 in Skopelos – The Purpose

The aim of the Training Seminar in Skopelos was the information and the exchange of views to be emerged regarding the diagnostic and therapeutic approach of the hypertension and the coexisting risks on the basis of the most recent guidelines. During the Seminar, all the participants had the opportunity to Round Tables discussions with the support of specialists who developed numerous subjects that everyone is confronted with, on a daily clinical basis.

The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has characterized the hypertension as the most significant problem of the global public health. The hypertension is developed, causing strokes and heart attacks, a situation that threatens Greeks’ health to a great degree.

More than 2 millions of Greek people belong to the high risk zone, suffering from hypertension. However, most of them (1,5 millions estimated) are considered unregulated hypertensive patients.


The 13th Training Seminar-Hypertension Days 2021, was held in Chora of Skopelos, at the venue “Amalia Hotel” where renowned Greek doctors, specialized in Hypertension, attended to speak and educate.

“Rigas Hotel Skopelos” and “Skopelos Holidays Hotel & Spa”, both members of “Spyrou Skopelos Experience”, took care of the participants’ and lecturers’ hospitality again this year, as well as the “Amalia Hotel”.