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1. China eases its zero-covid policy amid protests

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/china-eases-its-zero-covid-policy-amid-protests

People in China with mild or asymptomatic coronavirus cases will be allowed to isolate at home, health officials said Wednesday, in a major step away from a strict “zero-Covid” strategy that has constrained daily life for almost three years and recently set off rare nationwide protests....

2. Cyprus renews vaccination pitch as MEPs jab Brussels

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-renews-vaccination-pitch-as-meps-jab-brussels

A Cypriot top health official told medical professionals over the weekend that the state’s vaccination committee was constantly updating its decisions as new data on COVID-19 jabs became available, but the comments stopped short of stating new policy as criticism towards Pharma and EU bosses is picking up steam...

3. WHO regional office to be set up in Larnaca

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-regional-office-to-be-set-up-in-larnaca

The new regional World Health Organization office to be established in Larnaca will help upgrade the level of public health in Cyprus and its surrounding region said Minister of Health Michalis Hadjipantela on Thursday....

4. House scrambles to keep ships under Cyprus flag

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/house-scrambles-to-keep-ships-under-cyprus-flag

The House health committee in the Republic of Cyprus is scrambling to amend healthcare legislation in a race against the clock, following reports that ship owners are trying to take their business elsewhere to avoid having to pay GESY tax...

5. Doctor ‘fake vax’ trial put off again

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-‘fake-pass-trial-put-off-again

A Cypriot doctor, who denies ever issuing bogus vaccination certificates during the pandemic, will have to wait a whole year before his day in court, after a judge on Monday pushed back his trial until next year...

6. 170,000 flu vaccines on on their way to Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/170-000-flu-vaccines-on-on-their-way-to-cyprus

Vaccination against the seasonal flu by GPs is expected to begin within the first ten days of October and Cyprus will receive 170,000 vaccines which are set to arrive Wednesday....

7. 'Vision 2035': The long-term strategy for the Cypriot economy

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/vision-2035-the-long-term-strategy-for-the-cypriot-economy

"Cyprus should be one of the best places in the world to live, work and be active" is the vision on the basis of which the Cyprus Economy and Competitiveness Council presented the new Long-Term Strategy for the sustainable development of the Cypriot economy to the Parliamentary Committee on Financial and Budgetary Affairs, on Monday....

8. Turkey must behave as a NATO ally

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-turkey-must-behave-as-a-nato-ally

Senator Bob Menendez, chair of the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, calls for more steps to deepen the multidimensional relationship between Greece and the US, from defense and security to emerging technologies, the digital economy, the maritime industry and commercial shipping....

9. EU survey: Bribery still rife in health services

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-survey-bribery-still-rife-in-health-services

At least one out of eight people who visited a health service in Greece recently had to make an under-the-table payment, known as a “fakelaki,” or “small envelope,” according to recent data....

10. Stella Kyriakides visits Ukraine in bid to provide EU health support

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/stella-kyriakides-visits-ukraine-in-bid-to-provide-eu-health-support

EU Health Commissioner, Stella Kyriakides, visited Ukraine today as part of the Commission's ongoing efforts to provide support in the area of health....

11. Cabinet appointment signals GESY wars not over

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cabinet-appointment-signals-gesy-wars-not-over

All hell broke loose this week in the health sector of the Republic of Cyprus, after a heart doctor not liked by unions was given a seat on the board of the Health Insurance Organization, signaling core debates about whether the state should stick to uniform rules or expand its single-payer philosophy...

12. Majority of Cypriots believe corruption is rampant in the country

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/majority-of-cypriots-believe-corruption-is-rampant-in-the-country

A total of 94% of respondents in a special Eurobarometer published by the European Commission on Wednesday believe that the problem of corruption is widespread in the country....

13. Abortion debate spills over into Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-debate-spills-over-into-cyprus

Officials in the Republic of Cyprus say sexual and reproductive rights of women on the island are being trampled in the absence of clear protocols, with access to abortion and long-term contraception being put on the line in the southern part...

14. Weekend urgent care clinics aim to undo ER misuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/weekend-urgent-care-clinics-aim-to-undo-er-misuse

The government of the Republic of Cyprus launched a new urgent care program over the weekend where citizens could visit a clinic for minor problems in an effort to unclog the emergency room...

15. Scandal shakes things up in Cypriot health

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/scandal-shakes-things-up-in-cypriot-health

Health officials in Cyprus are fast tracking special software to distribute drugs to cancer patients, following shocking allegations of vote trading and deep state politics in a system overseen by House representatives off the record...

16. Talk of doing good rings hollow among global elite in Davos

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-talk-of-doing-good-rings-hollow-among-global-elite-in-davos

If the rich don’t give a bit more today, they may have to give a lot more tomorrow. That was my conclusion from last week’s World Economic Forum in Davos....

17. WHO: Covid led to 15 million deaths globally, not the 5 million reported

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-covid-led-to-15-million-deaths-globally-not-the-5-million-reported

Almost three times as many people have died as a result of Covid-19 as official data show, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report, the most comprehensive look at the true global toll of the pandemic so far....

18. Kyriakides: 'One step closer to a European Health Union'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-one-step-closer-to-a-european-health-union

The foundations and backbone of the European Health Union are being laid today, Kyriakides tells CNA...

19. Fed up doctor lashes out at hospital visit ban

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/fed-up-doctor-lashes-out-at-hospital-visit-ban

A Cypriot doctor who used his medical credentials to tend to a patient in violation of covid protocol says there is no valid basis to keep people away from dying relatives...

20. UK approves first drug that prevents Covid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/uk-approves-first-drug-that-prevents-covid

A first-of-its-kind drug that stops people from catching Covid has been approved in the UK by the country's medical watchdog....

21. Cypriot officers being trained on how to handle rape and sexual assault cases

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-officers-being-trained-on-how-to-handle-rape-and-sexual-assault-cases

Cypriot officials are visiting Glasgow this week to undertake training on the best methods to handle rape and serious sexual assault cases....

22. New opening hours of NIPD Genetics Sample Collection Centers

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/new-opening-hours-of-nipd-genetics-sample-collection-centers

23. Who is Dr. Robert Malone and what is the controversy surrounding his statements on mRNA vaccines?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/who-is-dr-robert-malone-and-what-is-the-controversy-surrounding-his-statements-on-mrna-vaccines

Robert Malone, the self-proclaimed inventor of mRNA vaccines and a skeptic of the COVID-19 vaccines that use mRNA technology, has skyrocketed to celebrity status in recent months....

24. GESY: €1.21 billion in expenses from 920,000 beneficiaries in 2021

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/gesy-€1-21-billion-in-expenses-from-920-000-beneficiaries-in-2021

Total expenses for services from the General Healthcare System (GHS) in Cyprus came to €1.21 billion in 2021, from approximately 920,000 beneficiaries, Senior Officer of the Health Insurance Organisation (HIO) Angelos Tropis told CNA, adding that based on the preliminary results, the 2021 expenses will approximately be equal to total revenue. ...

25. Doctor kicked out of GESY over fictitious charges

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doctor-kicked-out-of-gesy-over-fictitious-charges

Prosecutors in Cyprus are moving forward with a case against a GESY doctor suspected of health insurance fraud, after officials found he had been racking up false claims for medically unnecessary injections...

26. Paris hospitals chief Martin Hirsch sparks debate on whether unvaccinated patients should pay for treatment

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paris-hospitals-chief-martin-hirsch-sparks-debate-on-whether-unvaccinated-patients-should-pay-for-treatment

The head of the Paris hospitals system has set off a fierce debate by questioning whether people who refuse to be vaccinated against COVID-19 should continue to have their treatment covered by public health insurance....

27. COVID-19: US hospital rejects man for heart transplant because he is not vaccinated

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-19-us-hospital-rejects-man-for-heart-transplant-because-he-is-not-vaccinated

An American hospital has rejected a patient for a heart transplant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19, his family has said....

28. Sajid Javid’s axing of all Covid restrictions draws warnings from NHS

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/sajid-javid-s-axing-of-all-covid-restrictions-draws-warnings-from-nhs

The government has pledged to abolish almost every existing Covid restriction over the coming weeks in England and “get life completely back to normal”, a course popular with Conservative MPs but which immediately prompted stark warnings from health groups....

29. Doc pleads not guilty in fake vax case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/doc-pleads-not-guilty-in-fake-vax-case

A Larnaca doctor accused of defrauding the state in connection with the issuance of COVID vaccination certificates pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to multiple charges including felony conspiracy...

30. Molnupiravir now available in Cyprus as of today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/molnupiravir-now-available-in-cyprus-as-of-today

MSD's oral antiviral medicine Molnupiravir/Lagevrio, will be available only with a prescription from Monday, 17 January, according to the Ministry of Health in Cyprus....

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