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Unveiling the first core outcome set for IgE-mediated food allergy

04 March 2024 IgE-mediated food allergy represents a critical global health issue and a considerable societal challenge, particularly in Europe. Affecting 6%-8% of children under three and 2-3% of adults, it significantly deteriorates the quality of life for individuals with food allergies (FA), influencing healthcare, and the food and catering industries. Despite ongoing studies [...]

Unveiling the first core outcome set for IgE-mediated food allergy2024-03-04T12:59:04+02:00

Prof Gousias and Students’ Contributions to Neurosurgery

04 March 2024 At the recent European Congress on Neurosurgery & Technology in Barcelona, Professor Konstantinos Gousias, Clinical Professor for Neurosurgery at the Medical School, spoke about the criteria and characteristics of expertise in surgical neuro-oncology. Lucas Mazurcyk, an MD Year-5 student, was involved in a discussion on 'Expertise in Surgical Neuro-oncology', contributing to [...]

Prof Gousias and Students’ Contributions to Neurosurgery2024-03-04T15:34:35+02:00

MD6 year students’ conference at PGH: Sharing experiences and fostering medical education

01 March 2024 On 22 February 2024, MD 6-year students organised a conference at the amphitheatre of Paphos General Hospital (PGH), to discuss their experiences during placements in PGH. The conference, supported by the Medical School and the State Health Services Organisation, featured a range of topics from intriguing cases to local research projects, [...]

MD6 year students’ conference at PGH: Sharing experiences and fostering medical education2024-03-04T09:36:53+02:00

Mobile clinic’s diabetes care visit to Xylofagou: Free tests & public lecture

by Michaela Takos, MBBS  P-Year student 28 February 2024 On Sunday, 25 February 2024, the Mobile Clinic had the privilege of travelling to Xylofagou in Larnaca district. Alongside Dr Sotiris Dimosthenous from the UNIC Medical Centre in Ormideia, a dedicated team of twenty medical student volunteers performed blood pressure and blood glucose measurements on [...]

Mobile clinic’s diabetes care visit to Xylofagou: Free tests & public lecture2024-02-28T13:02:22+02:00

New book release by Prof Tzanavaros: “Congenital Heart Diseases: From Diagnosis to Treatment”

21 February 2024 Ioannis Tzanavaros, Clinical Professor at the University of Nicosia Medical School, has supervised the first edition of “Congenital Heart Diseases: Diagnosis to Treatment". This book, written in the Greek language, is designed for health professionals, including cardiologists, paediatricians, cardiothoracic surgeons, nurses, and medical students. It also serves as an essential resource [...]

New book release by Prof Tzanavaros: “Congenital Heart Diseases: From Diagnosis to Treatment”2024-02-21T17:13:49+02:00

UNIC Health Student Research Conference 2024

21 February 2024 The University of Nicosia Medical School (MS) and the School of Veterinary Medicine (VM), in collaboration with the MS Student Society and the Medical Students Research Society, hosted the UNIC Health Student Research Conference on 14 February 2024. This hybrid event attracted faculty and students from both the MS and VM, [...]

UNIC Health Student Research Conference 20242024-03-04T12:52:45+02:00

Successful HIV Test Day at UNIC Main Campus

16 February 2024 The Mobile Clinic in collaboration with the Student Affairs Department, the Medical Centre, the AIDS Solidarity Movement, and the Cy Checkpoint, organised a STI testing day on Wednesday, 14 February 2024. Twenty medical student volunteers, along with volunteers from the AIDS Solidarity Movement and Community Health Workers from the Cy Checkpoint, [...]

Successful HIV Test Day at UNIC Main Campus2024-02-19T10:48:01+02:00

Successful reaccreditation of MRCGP[INT]

13 February 2024 Following a visit in late September 2023 by the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), and subsequent activities in October 2023, the RCGP International Accreditation Panel has agreed to award MRCGP[INT] accreditation to our institution for a further three years. This is the maximum period for which accreditation can be awarded. [...]

Successful reaccreditation of MRCGP[INT]2024-02-21T08:56:34+02:00

Prof Kanakis becomes member of IJMS’ Advisory Panel for the ‘Molecular Neurobiology’ section

12 February 2024 Dimitrios Kanakis, Professor of Pathology at the Medical School, recently became a member of the Topical Advisory Panel for the 'Molecular Neurobiology' section of the International Journal of Molecular Sciences (IJMS). IJMS is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal providing an advanced forum for biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, molecular biophysics, molecular medicine, [...]

Prof Kanakis becomes member of IJMS’ Advisory Panel for the ‘Molecular Neurobiology’ section2024-02-12T11:00:47+02:00

Medical student wins ‘Best Student Poster’ at Newcastle’s Medical Trainees Conference

02 February 2024 Final year medical student Fathima-Asma Anverdeen, has achieved notable success at the Medical Trainees Conference in Newcastle, organised by the Trainees & Members’ Committee of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. The conference, a key annual gathering in the medical community, known for its extensive programme featuring lectures by leading [...]

Medical student wins ‘Best Student Poster’ at Newcastle’s Medical Trainees Conference2024-02-02T11:27:59+02:00

EVP UNIC Health delivers keynote at 9th ASEM Education Ministerial Meeting

30 January 2024 The 9th Asia-Europe Meeting of Ministers for Education (ASEMME), a pivotal event fostering intercontinental dialogue and cooperation, took place in Malta between January 25 -26, 2024. Professor Andreas Charalambous, Executive Vice President of UNIC Health, delivered a keynote speech, addressing the vital role of technology and innovation in healthcare education. Titled [...]

EVP UNIC Health delivers keynote at 9th ASEM Education Ministerial Meeting2024-02-13T09:08:20+02:00

Mobile Eye-Clinic travels to Doros village

23 January 2024 Last Sunday, 21 January 2024, the Medical School, in collaboration with Pantheo Eye Center, embarked on a mission of vision and care. The destination was Doros village, nestled in the mountains of the Limassol district. The mission was to provide comprehensive eye examinations to the villagers, many of whom had limited [...]

Mobile Eye-Clinic travels to Doros village2024-01-24T09:07:00+02:00

UNIC Medical students shine at International Healthcare event in Barcelona

Friday, 19 January 2024 Final year MD students Maria Witkowiak and Linn Persson, along with their team members Marios Christodoulides and Kyriaki Kekkou from the University of Cyprus, have made their mark on the global stage. Their team recently showcased their innovative project, 'matakia', at the European Finals of iDays in Barcelona, securing an [...]

UNIC Medical students shine at International Healthcare event in Barcelona2024-01-19T12:28:17+02:00
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