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1. Using smartphones to access patients' medical records

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/using-smartphones-to-access-patients-medical-records

Electronic cross-border health services are expected to be gradually established in 25 EU countries by 2025....

2. 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....

3. Unaccompanied minors are on the rise

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/unaccompanied-minors-are-on-the-rise

Managing the exponentially increasing number of unaccompanied minors or unaccompanied alien children (UAC) is a problem that must be solved by the government in collaboration with NGOs and other relevant actors....

4. Migrant makes history by paragliding into the EU (video)

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/migrant-makes-history-by-paragliding-into-the-eu-video

This is the moment a migrant makes history by becoming the first documented person to paraglide across Spain’s southern border with Morocco and make it onto European soil....

5. Handcuffed man dies of heart attack in police car

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/handcuffed-man-dies-of-heart-attack-in-police-car

A man who tried to evade arrest on Sunday died after suffering a heart attack, with police saying he stopped running after he got tired while the family is seeking more answers and accusing officers of ignoring his medical condition...

6. In a first, FDA approves fecal transplants to treat gut disease

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/in-a-first-fda-approves-fecal-transplant-to-treat-gut-disease

For years scientists have been demonstrating the therapeutic potential of gut microbiota transplants in mice for a variety of medical conditions; now the FDA has approved this procedure for the first time to treat a murderous bacterial infection....

7. December charity fashion bazaar for families in need

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/december-charity-fashion-bazaar-for-families-in-need

A FASHION Bazaar is being put on by the Alcyonides Charity Association in December 2022. This event has been a yearly tradition for some time and is crucial for raising money for the causes that Alcyonides is committed to supporting....

8. COVID protests spreading across China

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/covid-protests-spreading-across-china

From Shanghai to Beijing, protests have erupted across China in a rare show of dissent against the ruling Communist Party sparked by anger over the country’s increasingly costly zero-Covid policy....

9. Cyprus takes no chances after cases of bird flu

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-reports-first-human-cases-of-bird-flu

Health officials in the Republic of Cyprus remain on alert after cases of avian flu have been detected on the island, where two private farm owners are self-monitoring and about a thousand birds are to be killed out of an abundance of caution...

10. Report highlights police inaction in cases of violence against women in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/report-highlights-police-inaction-in-cases-of-violence-against-women-in-cyprus

The Group of Experts on Action against Violence against Women and Domestic Violence (GREVIO)’s first review of existing policy approaches and legislation on violence against women in Cyprus has revealed many areas in which redoubled action is needed to comply with the standards of the Istanbul Convention. ...

11. Cyprus and Greece have the highest antibiotic consumption rates in the EU

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-and-greece-have-the-highest-antibiotic-consumption-rates-in-the-eu

According to recent data from the European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Cyprus and Greece have the highest ranking in the union for antibiotic consumption and are among the European Union countries with the highest rates of antimicrobial resistance and burden...

12. Indonesia quake: 252 dead including many children

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/indonesia-quake-252-dead-including-many-children

Many children were killed in an earthquake in Indonesia when their schools collapsed, officials said on Tuesday, as rescuers raced to reach people trapped in rubble in a devastated town on Java island....

13. Children's House: 1,565 children screened for sexual abuse

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/children-s-house-1-565-children-screened-for-sexual-abuse

Children's House received referrals for 1,565 children to be investigated for sexual abuse from its inception in September 2017 until October 2022, according to a press release issued by Hope For Children Organization on Friday in honor of today's European Day for the Protection of Children Against Sexual Exploitation and Abuse....

14. US-Cyprus army cooperation bill heads to the House

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/us-cyprus-army-cooperation-bill-heads-to-the-house

A bill that paves the way for further military cooperation between Cyprus and the Unites States reached the House this week, following months of media hype about the island’s intent to help Ukraine with Russian-made missiles, but the specific agreement explicitly excludes weapons systems...

15. Kyriakides: 'The next health crisis will be caused by antibiotic overuse'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/kyriakides-the-next-health-crisis-will-be-caused-by-antibiotic-overuse

Antimicrobial resistance is “often seen as the next big health crisis”, Commissioner for Health Stella Kyriakides said in a statement ahead of November 18th, European Antibiotics Awareness Day, commenting on a pan-European survey on antimicrobial resistance which has shown that half of Europeans still incorrectly believe that antibiotics kill viruses....

16. Iranian who inspired ‘The Terminal’ dies at Paris airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/life/iranian-who-inspired-‘the-terminal-dies-at-paris-airport

An Iranian man who lived for 18 years in Paris’ Charles de Gaulle Airport and whose saga loosely inspired the Steven Spielberg film “The Terminal” died Saturday in the airport that he long called home, officials said....

17. 400-500 Hellenic employees to be made redundant

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/400-500-hellenic-employees-to-be-made-redundant

On Monday, November 24th, 400–500 voluntary employees will depart Hellenic Launches; this will be the final shift provided by the bank....

18. Archbishop Chrysostomos II passed away this morning at age 81

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/archbishop-chrysostomos-ii-passed-away-this-morning-at-age-81

Archbishop Chrysostomos II of Cyprus died on Monday morning at the age of 81, following a long battle with cancer. ...

19. Hadjipantelas: No new extension for doctors outside the GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/hadjipantelas-no-new-extension-for-doctors-outside-the-gesy

Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas warned that if we are not careful, we could open a new can of worms by sneaking in the multi-insurance plan that no one wants. ...

20. Cyprus has among the world’s highest rates of pediatric cancer

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-among-the-world-s-highest-rates-of-pediatric-cancer

A pioneering study showed that Cyprus has among the world’s highest incidence rates as far as cancer in children is concerned with leukemias being the most frequent cancer, said Prof. Dr. Loizos Loizou Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, Pediatric Oncology - Hematology, Medical School, University of Nicosia....

21. Health Ministry: Newly arrived migrants in Cyprus are fully screened

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/health-ministry-newly-arrived-migrants-in-cyprus-are-fully-screened

The Ministry of Health is conducting all necessary examinations on newly arrived immigrants in the country, according to Health Minister Michael Hadjipantelas....

22. Private health insurance coverage declined by 20% due to GESY

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/private-health-insurance-coverage-declined-by-20-due-to-gesy

Predictions of a drop in private health insurance coverage following the implementation of the second phase of the General Health Plan were slow to emerge....

23. Helipad body identified as injured homeless beggar

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/helipad-body-identified-as-injured-homeless-beggar

A decomposed body discovered last month near the helipad of Limassol’s state hospital belonged to a homeless beggar, according to Cypriot authorities, with reports saying the foreign man had also been facing multiple medical problems...

24. Paul Pelosi, husband of Nancy Pelosi, recovering after hammer attack

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/paul-pelosi-husband-of-nancy-pelosi-recovering-after hammer-attack

Paul Pelosi, the husband of US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi, is recovering from surgery after being attacked by a hammer-wielding intruder at the couple's San Francisco home....

25. 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...

26. Judge reopens yet another death case ruled suicide

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/judge-reopens-yet-another-death-case-ruled-suicide

Another suicide case has been reopened in the Republic of Cyprus, this time concerning the death of a special police officer, whose family has disputed the findings with the help of a private forensic pathologist...

27. Frail Chrysostomos makes peace with arch nemesis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/frail-chrysostomos-makes-peace-with-arch-nemesis

Archbishop Chrysostomos of Cyprus was said to be in stable but critical condition on Friday, when reports also emerged about a meeting he had with a rival bishop as the two churchmen teared up in each other’s embrace...

28. Why is simple so complex? Will robots take over my job?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/why-is-simple-so-complex-will-robots-take-over-my-job

This year's Digital Agenda Summit did not disappoint. Speakers from all parts descended on Nicosia to present their views on technology, AI, generation 'Z', our future work environment, the changes to our health management and where we are heading in the future....

29. Cyprus is bursting, like a fat guy out of his leotard

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/op-ed-cyprus-is-bursting-like-a-fat-guy-out-of-his-leotard

Cyprus’ changing demographics are causing havoc to the real estate market, accentuating socio-economic imbalances and creating polarised communities. A bit dramatic? Let’s see....

30. Plea bargain ongoing in Cyprus’ mercy killing case

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/plea-bargain-ongoing-in-cyprus-mercy-killing-case

Another delay in the trial of a British man charged with the premeditated murder of his sick wife in Cyprus has prompted local media to speculate a deal may have been reached as prosecutors may seek a manslaughter conviction while a possible prison sentence remains elusive...

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