Merimna(Care) is a non-profit organization with the main goal of caring for children and families who are facing a serious illness, loss or death.

Development of an Advisory Centre in Northern Greece.

The organization was founded in 1995 by nine experienced professionals from the field of healthcare and education. Merimna’s main objectives are:

  • Provision of services to children who are grieving the loss of a loved one or are threatened by a serious illness.
  • Specialized training of healthcare providers and educators for the support of children who are experiencing a serious illness, loss or death.
  • Sensitization of the Greek society to topics concerning life, serious illness and death.
  • Research on topics regarding the effects that serious illness and death have on the lives of children and their families.
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