Category Archives: Medical

TECHNOLOGY: Cyprus MPs discuss 5G as scientists warn of health risks

Scientists raised concerns over public health risks from the implementation of a 5G mobile Cyprus network during a discussion in parliament with MPs.

While according to EU directives, Cyprus must issue 5G broadband licenses by the end of 2020, scientists …

CYPRUS: Calls for a ban against parking on pavements after road death

In wake of the death of a 69-year-old disabled man in a road accident, activists urge for action to be taken against careless drivers who park on pavements.

Michalis Sevastides lost his life after he was hit by a car …

Cyprus Health Minister to attend 69th WHO session for Europe in Copenhagen

Cyprus Health Minister Constantinos Ioannou will head a delegation that will attend the 69th session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Committee for Europe, between September 16-19 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

The Regional Committee is held every September and comprises …

CYPRUS: 62-year-old welder dies and two injured in factory blaze

A 62-year-old welder lost his life in a fire that broke out in an electricity generator production factory located in the industrial area of Nicosia.

Two more workers were reported to have been treated at the Nicosia General Hospital with …

Polling stations open for Famagusta mayoral elections

Polling stations in Cyprus opened at 7.00am local time (4.00am GMT) for 31,589 people from Famagusta who elect today their mayor, after the sudden death of Alexis Galanos last month.

Returning officer Georgios Chrysafinis told CNA that polls opened as …

CYPRUS: Nicosia has become an illegal dumping ground

Areas around the capital have been turned into illegal tipping sites as residents and rubbish collectors are dumping home and construction waste in fields and riverbeds threatening the environment and public health.

Moreover, the government has come under fire from …