Category Archives: Medical

CYPRUS: Privatisation not on the agenda says Health Minister

The government has refuted accusations that it is working behind the scenes to bring state hospitals to their knees, thus bringing in privatization through the backdoor.

Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou rejected the accusations saying public health institutions are not to …

“I am a Cypriot” Juncker says referring to Turkey’s illegal activities

Commission President Jean Claude Juncker called on Turkey on Wednesday “to act with restraint and stop its operations immediately”, referring to the intervention in Syria, while reiterating that “I am a Cypriot”, referring to the illegal Turkish drilling operations in

Excavations begin in Tylliria to locate remains of Greek Cypriots killed during Turkish bombardment in 1964

Excavations aiming to locate the remains of Greek Cypriots killed during the Turkish bombardment of Tylliria area in August 1964 began on Wednesday. The search will focus around the location of a makeshift hospital in Pachyammos that was hit with

EUROPE: Kyriakides gives ‘admirable’ performance in EP hearing

EU Health Commissioner-designate Stella Kyriakides gave an ‘admirable’ performance during the parliamentary hearing in Brussels on Tuesday, with the health issues activist grilled by members of the European Parliament, who have already rejected two candidates.

“Stella Kyriakides performed admirably during …

SHIPPING: Founder of Salamis Cruises, Vasos Hadjitheodosiou, dies aged 83

Vasos Hadjitheodosiou, founder and chairman of the Salamis Organisation, has died aged 83.

The company is the owner of the 700-passenger Salamis Filoxenia cruise ship, as well as a fleet of commercial vessels � the cargo Alasa and the RO/RO …

EUROPE: Health Commissioner-designate Stella Kyriakides hearings today

The parliamentary hearings for EU Health Commissioner-designate Stella Kyriakides will be held in Brussels on Tuesday, with the health issues activist expected to be grilled by members of the European Parliament at 6.30pm local time, who have already rejected two