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1. 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....

2. Medicover awarded at the 10th Invest Cyprus International Investment Awards

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/medicover-awarded-at-the-10th-invest-cyprus-international-investment-awards

Medicover was honoured at the prestigious 10th Invest Cyprus International Investment Awards, which recognize foreign companies, individuals, and investors for their contribution to the country’s economy....

3. 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....

4. 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...

5. 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....

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. Abortion banned in multiple US states a mere hours after Roe v Wade overturned

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/abortion-banned-in-multiple-us-states-a-mere-hours-after-roe-v-wade-overturned

Abortion was already illegal in multiple US states on Saturday, with bans introduced within hours of Roe v Wade being overturned, as cities erupted in protest at the landmark ruling. Abortion banned in multiple US states just hours after Roe v Wade overturned ...

10. Cost of living crisis pushing people to become Airbnb hosts

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cost-of-living-crisis-pushing-people-to-become-airbnb-hosts

A recent study by Airbnb conducted with more than 70,000 EU hosts and guests reveals for the first time that the cost-of-living crisis is pushing people to become hosts on Airbnb....

11. 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....

12. NIPD GENETICS announces the Haemophilia and Thrombosis Panel to be offered as a stand-alone panel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-the-haemophilia-and-thrombosis-panel-to-be-offered-as-a-stand-alone-panel

As part of the commitment to continuous improvement of products and services, NIPD Genetics announces today that the Rodinia Haemophilia and Thrombosis Add-on Panel can now be selected as a Stand-alone Panel. ...

13. Cypriot former FM announces 'non-combative' 2023 run

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-former-fm-announces-non-combative-2023-run

Cypriot former foreign minister Nikos Christodoulides announced Thursday his non-partisan candidacy for president, with the career diplomat deviating from political norms and promising an all-inclusive, non-combative race...

14. 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....

15. 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...

16. Protests erupt after potential US Supreme Court move to overturn abortion rights ruling

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/protests-erupt-after-potential-us-supreme-court-move-to-overturn-abortion-rights-ruling

Anti-abortion activists and pro-abortion rights supporters took to the streets of Washington on Tuesday after news that the U.S. Supreme Court may overturn the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling that legalized abortion....

17. NIPD GENETICS announces new ForeSENTIA panel to include tumor mutational burden biomarker

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-announces-new-foresentia-panel-to-include-tumor-mutational-burden-biomarker

NIPD Genetics announces the launch of a new ForeSENTIA tumor profile panel, Pan-Cancer Plus, which includes the analysis of the genomic biomarker Tumor Mutational Burden (TMB). ...

18. Ministry of Health: Free healthcare for Ukrainian refugees in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/ministry-of-health-free-healthcare-for-ukrainian-refugees-in-cyprus

The Ministry of Health announced today that Ukrainian refugees who have already applied for temporary protected status and who need healthcare treatment can go to public medical centers/public hospitals located all over Cyprus. ...

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. Cypriot volunteer doctors travel to Romania to help Ukrainian refugees [VIDEO]

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-volunteer-doctors-travel-to-romania-to-help-ukrainian-refugees-video

A group of Cypriot doctors and nurses arrived on Tuesday in the Romanian border town of Siret to volunteer their services for the health care of Ukrainian refugees fleeing their war-torn country....

21. Major projects underway in Larnaca, Nicosia

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/major-projects-underway-in-larnaca-nicosia

The Cyprus real estate and construction sectors are moving past the demise of the scrapped Citizenship for Investment Programme, turning their attention to the capital and the once-neglected coastal town of Larnaca, while Limassol, with its high-rises and cosmopolitan lifestyle, is still seeing part of the action....

22. 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....

23. Meeting underway to coordinate arrival of refugees from Ukraine

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/meeting-underway-to-coordinate-arrival-of-refugees-from-ukraine

A meeting chaired by Interior Minister Nicos Nouris is underway this morning to coordinate actions regarding the arrival of refugees from Ukraine into Cyprus....

24. NIPD Genetics supports the Association of Rare Genetic Diseases ''Unique Smiles''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/nipd-genetics-supports-the-association-of-rare-genetic-diseases-unique-smiles

One of NIPD Genetics’ foremost priorities is to implement awareness-raising activities to support people with common and rare diseases. In light of Rare Diseases Day, NIPD Genetics gave their donation that was collected as part of the ''Jeans for GENES- Wear that you care'' campaign. ...

25. 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....

26. 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

27. 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....

28. 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. ...

29. 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...

30. First batches of Novavax to arrive this month in Greece

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-batches-of-novavax-to-arrive-this-month-in-greece

Greece plans to start administering the Novavax protein vaccine against SARS-CoV-2 in early March, General Secretary of Primary Healthcare Marios Themistokleous said Tuesday....

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