Category Archives: Medical

Cypriots are the least likely in EU to visit a dentist

There are no shortages of dentists in Cyprus, but Cypriots are the least likely in Europe to visit one for a check-up.

Cyprus is bottom of the EU list with only 0.12 consultations with a dentist per inhabitant in 2017 …

House President receives Swedish Minister for European Affairs

President of the House of Representatives Demetris Syllouris received on Friday Swedish Minister for European Affairs Hans Dahlgren, noting that the adoption of a comprehensive European approach was necessary to effectively solve the migration and refugee problem.

Syllouris and Dahlgren …

Population in government-controlled areas estimated at 875,900 in 2018

The population of the government-controlled areas of the Republic of Cyprus is estimated at 875,900 at the end of 2018, compared to 864,200 at the end of 2017, recording an increase of 1.4%.

According to the Statistical Service, the proportion …

EUROPE: Cyprus’ new EU Health Commissioner finally gets nod

Cyprus’ new EU Commissioner Stella Kyriakides has outlined the goals and priorities for the Health and Food Safety portfolio after the European Parliament approved the new Commission after weeks of delay.

Kyriakides, who assumes duties on 1 December, described the …

State of Health in the EU: shift to prevention and primary care is the most important trend across countries

Today the European Commission published the reports that depict the profile of health systems in 30 countries. Country Health Profiles are being issued with the Companion Report that shows some of the biggest trends in the transformation of the healthcare

ENERGY: Energean ups the ante in bid to supply natural gas to Cyprus

Greek oil and gas producer Energean has submitted bids to Cypriot authorities to import and supply natural gas to Cyprus from 2021, despite Nicosia already being in the middle of a tender procedure.

The move comes as Cyprus has already …