09 August 2023

Professor Costas Constantinou is the author of the book “Applied Sociology of Health and Illness: A Problem-Based Learning Approach (2nd edition)” now available through Routledge. The book highlights strategies to engage students in exploring the sociology of health and illness through a problem-based learning approach. This fully revised second edition has been inspired, informed, and reviewed by medical students at the University of Nicosia Medical School. More information can be found here.

Professor Costas Constantinou, Professor Alexia Papageorgiou, Dr Panayiota Andreou of the Medical School, and Dr Monica Nikitara of the Nursing programme are the editors of the book “Cultural Competence in Healthcare and Healthcare Education”, now published by MDPI. This special issue comprises nine papers, including seven research articles, one concept paper, and one review, from authors across Spain, the UK, Germany, Denmark, Cyprus, France, Portugal, and Brazil.

These diverse contributions explore various aspects of cultural competence, such as cultural communication, cultural humility, diversity competence, and structural competence. The collection underscores the importance of cultural competence in healthcare and healthcare education, and opens new avenues for research and policymaking. Details on the book can be found here.

We congratulate our faculty on their dedication to enhancing healthcare education through their latest publications.