300+ BP measurements during the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society’s Xmas Fiesta

Thursday, 6 December 2018 by Elsie Sowah, MBBS 2021 On Saturday1 December the echo of the Cyprus Boy Scouts’ marching band reverberated throughout the lobby of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) Central Office in Nicosia at around 10:05am to mark the start of the 8th Annual Christmas Fiesta hosted by the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society. [...]

High School Presentations by Medical Students commence

Thursday, 22 November 2018 This morning five medical students, members of the Mobile Clinic Club, visited The English School, a private high school in Nicosia, to talk about sexual health to students aged 15.  This was the first of a series of presentations to take place in public and private high schools in the region [...]

Successful Mobile Clinic Expedition to Larnaca: Movember Edition

Tuesday, 20 November 2018 by Rasha Ahmed Abdalla Taha Eid, MD 2023 On Saturday 17 November, a group of medical student volunteers participated in the mobile clinic expedition that took place in Ermou square in Larnaca. As soon as the students arrived on location, they set up their equipment in preparation for the day ahead. [...]

Mobile Clinic goes to Platres village for screening of ophthalmological diseases

Wednesday, 14 November 2018 by Jennifer Lyons, MBBS 2022 Last Saturday, 10 November 2018, the Mobile Clinic in collaboration with the Pantheo Eye Center travelled to Platres to perform ophthalmology checks. The Mobile Clinic team made a first stop in Limassol, at the Pantheo Eye Center, to pick up the necessary equipment for the expedition [...]

RCS Membership exams on campus

Monday, 5 November 2018 On 31 October 2018 the Medical School hosted another Membership examination for the Royal College of Surgeons of England (MRCS Eng).  Ten candidates from countries including the UK, Greece, Egypt, Jordan and Iraq participated in the examination.  This was the sixth Intercollegiate MRCS (IMRCS) examination hosted in Cyprus by the Medical [...]

Newsletter Fall 2018, Issue 10

Getting acquainted with the Medical School Laboratories | A hands-on experience

By Athena Karsera Anatomy Centre Even if they do not all choose to become surgeons, it is crucial for all medical students to become very familiar with human anatomy. And, it is in the laboratories of the University of Nicosia Medical School that the majority of our students will have the opportunity to [...]

Mobile Clinic launches expeditions for new academic year

by Ioannis Balanos, MBBS 2019 The Mobile Clinic Club's expedition to Anayia village in the Nicosia district on 6 October was a great success.  Fifteen mobile clinic club student members participated in this first expedition of the new academic year. Community Council President Dr Constantinos Stylianides, who served as the clinical supervisor for the expedition, [...]

Med School receives delegation from USC

by Dr Michael Murphy, COO At the beginning of July, the Medical School hosted a high-level delegation from the University of South Carolina (USC).  The group consisted of: Dr Joan Gable (Provost), Dr Allen Miller (Vice Provost and Director of Global Carolina), Dr Leslie Hall (Executive Dean, School of Medicine), Dr Jeff Hall (Global Health [...]

Active Faculty

The latest activities of our Faculty members include conference participations, research projects, publications, and appointments to editorial boards: Professor Alexia Papageorgiou, Professor Peter McCrorie and Dr Costas Constantinou organised and led a two-hour workshop on ‘Assessing Cultural Competence in OSCEs’ at the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) [...]

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