The Institute of Preventive Medicine, Environmental and Occupational Health, Prolepsis, is a non-profit organization actively involved since 1991 in the fields of public health, health promotion, environmental and occupational health, as well as medical research and epidemiology.
Among Prolepsis’ main objectives is to organize and implement research and educational projects. The Institute also aims at the dissemination and promotion of knowledge on preventive medicine, health promotion and research methodology. It participates both as a coordinator and a partner in several European public health projects and implements applied health promotion initiatives in cooperation with national and European institutions. In addition, it organizes scientific meetings, seminars and conferences for specific occupational groups, e.g. health professionals, as well as the general public, either independently or in collaboration with universities and scientific bodies in Greece and abroad, such as the Harvard School of Public Health.