The European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and the University of Nicosia Medical School are celebrating the European Public Health Week from 22 to 26 May 2023.

This year’s European Public Health Week   aims to highlight the importance of public health and showcase how individuals and organizations across different sectors are working towards addressing “Public health: Global issues, local actions”.

The University of Nicosia Medical School is pleased to participate in this initiative and contribute to raising awareness about the critical role of public health in our communities. Through a series of engaging activities, we aim to demonstrate our commitment to promoting and advancing public health initiatives in Cyprus and beyond.


MONDAY, 22 MAY 2023 | 14:00-15:00

UNIC Health Human Resources office invites all UNIC Health Staff, as well as Medical and Veterinary Faculty members to join an online Workshop focused on understanding how small daily strategies can improve their mental health and wellbeing.

During the Workshop Dr Memnia Theodorou will share her insights from her sailing adventure  and the lessons she learned,  which can be practically applied to promote  mental health and wellbeing.

Learning Objectives/Outcomes:

  1. Empower participants to take proactive steps to improve their mental wellbeing.
  2. Provide participants with practical tools and strategies to achieve this goal.

UNIC Health Staff, Medical and Veterinary Faculty will receive an invitation to pre-register for the workshop.

TUESDAY, 23 MAY 2023

UNIC Health and Student Services are excited to join forces with the Nicosia Team Rollers for an exhilarating Wheelchair Basketball Exhibition Game!

We cordially invite all UNIC Students to join us on Tuesday, 23 May 2023, from 12:00 to 13:30 at the Multi Training Centre Evangelos Florakis in Engomi, in an event that aims to help us better understand the needs of people with disabilities.

The event will kick off with a brief introduction to wheelchair basketball, followed by an opportunity for participants to observe the Nicosia Team Rollers in action as they demonstrate their skills during a warm-up and exhibition game. Immerse yourself in the spirit of sportsmanship and cheer on these talented athletes as they showcase their passion for the game.

In the final half-hour of the session, attendees will have the chance to interact with the players, ask questions, and experience first-hand what it feels like to play basketball in a wheelchair.

Only 50 spots are available so please make sure you register below by the 19th of May noon,  which is the deadline.


We invite everyone to tune in to the social media channels of UNIC Medical School, where Dr Christos Michael, General Practitioner at UNIC Medical Centre and Clinical Assistant Professor of General Practice at UNIC Medical School, will share his insights regarding access to Sexual Health Services at the UNIC Medical Centre.

THURSDAY, 25 MAY 2023 | 18:00-19:30

UNIC Medical School presents a panel discussion entitled “Obesity Epidemic: A Ticking Time Bomb”.

We cordially invite all students, staff, faculty, health professionals, and public health experts to attend this informative and thought-provoking event.

The discussion will explore the consequences of obesity and its connections to non-communicable diseases, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes, and chronic respiratory disease. Our expert panelists will also examine the impact of obesity on pregnancy, sexuality, and lifestyle medicine.

Don’t miss this valuable opportunity to learn from experts in the field and engage in a discussion on one of the most pressing public health issues of our time.

FRIDAY, 26 MAY 2023 | 17:00-18:30

UNIC Medical School is presenting a panel discussion entitled “Antimicrobial Resistance: Everyone Has a Role to Play.”

We cordially invite all students, staff, faculty, health, and public health professionals to attend this informative and thought-provoking event.

The discussion will explore the problem of Antimicrobial Resistance and its implications, including veterinary aspects, the link between veterinary and human health, European and Cyprus Eurobarometer results regarding antimicrobial knowledge and use, and the concept of Antimicrobial Stewardship. The discussion will also showcase examples in primary care and public health. Join us for an enlightening discussion on one of the most significant challenges in modern medicine, and learn how you can play a role in combatting Antimicrobial Resistance.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from experts in the field and engage in a thought-provoking discussion on one of the most significant health challenges of our time.