Medical Association of Heraklion
The Medical Association of Heraklion was founded as other Medical Associations of the country in 1923 . During the first core were the surviving members of the Medical Society of Heraklion , founded in 1904 . Several of them had played a leading role in the latest Cretan Revolutions and the organization and operation of the Cretan State . He also excelled in the Macedonian Struggle, the Balkan Wars , the First World War and the life of the country , like the later members of the Association . First President of the Medical Association of Heraklion , was Gregory Cambanis [ 1869 - 1936 ] , a man with considerable general knowledge and rich scientific and social activity . The service would Astyatrou Chania and Heraklion on Cretan State epoch . First Secretary General of the Medical Association of Heraklion , was the doctor Kon. Karyotakis [ 1896 - 1980 ] , also with rich scientific , national and social activity . After the Asia Minor catastrophe of 1922 , a sufficient number of expatriate doctors settled in Heraklion , others for some time and many of them permanently. Around 1925 , the Medical Association of Heraklion numbered 125 members in 1980 had increased to 310 and today [ 2005 ] numbers 1730 active members , occupying the fourth position among the Medical Associations of the country in terms of membership. Many doctors and the rest of Heraklion Crete , also excelled in the National Resistance and left a legacy memory benevolent . The current composition of the potential of the Medical Association of Heraklion , presents an unprecedented number and variety of properties , disciplines and backgrounds . Members are the largest group of NHS doctors , academics , doctors of Insurance Organizations and professions , ie groups whose interests differ and the Medical Association of Heraklion facing an equal footing .