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UNIC ranks #115 worldwide in the 2024 THE Young University Rankings

This year’s rankings place UNIC 1st and 2nd in Cyprus and Greece in the two important areas of International Outlook and Research Quality The 2024 edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings places the University of Nicosia (UNIC) at #115 worldwide, jointly with the University of Toulouse in France, among institutions 50 [...]

UNIC ranks #115 worldwide in the 2024 THE Young University Rankings2024-05-20T10:08:13+03:00

Activities and Events during the European Public Health Week 2024!

Health is a political choice! May 2024 UNIC Health is participating in the European Public Health Week (EUPHW) this year with four activities. EUPHW, an annual initiative organised and coordinated by the European Public Health Association (EUPHA), began in 2019 and is supported by the WHO Regional Office for Europe. It aims to raise awareness and [...]

Activities and Events during the European Public Health Week 2024!2024-05-20T10:07:12+03:00

Interprofessional collaboration boosts student learning at Limassol General Hospital

April 2024 On 4 April 2024, UNIC’s Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Director of the MD Programme, Danny Alon-Ellenbogen, and Assistant Professor in Pathophysiology at the Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Ourania Kolokotroni, led an interprofessional learning (IPL) activity at Limassol General Hospital. This event brought together UNIC fifth-year medical students and CUT nursing [...]

Interprofessional collaboration boosts student learning at Limassol General Hospital2024-04-25T15:41:46+03:00

Mobile Clinic visits Liopetri village

by Mariam Hamam, MD, Class of 2027 17 April  2024 On Saturday, 14 April 2024, a Mobile Clinic expedition took place at Liopetri Village, located in the Famagusta District. The team consisted of supervisor physicians, Dr Sotiris Dimosthenous and Dr Danny Alon Ellenbogen, three staff members, and 19 student volunteers. Our team successfully provided [...]

Mobile Clinic visits Liopetri village2024-04-17T11:04:13+03:00

2nd Primary Care Conference for all Personal Doctors in Cyprus

The Department of Primary Care and Population Health of the Medical School is organising the 2nd Primary Care Conference in Cyprus, with the support of the Cyprus Society of General Medicine, the Cyprus Association of Family Doctors, and the Cyprus Society of Internal Medicine. The conference aims to engage all Personal Doctors (PD) in Cyprus [...]

2nd Primary Care Conference for all Personal Doctors in Cyprus2024-05-09T16:12:07+03:00

Mobile clinic volunteers make an impact at Avgorou village

by Naresh Sinnathamby, MBBS  P-Year student 12 March 2024 On Sunday, 10 March 2024, eighteen medical student volunteers had the opportunity to offer blood pressure, glucose and body mass index measurements to 62 residents of Avgorou village in the district of Famagusta, under the supervision of Drs Danagra Ikossi and Danny Alon Ellenbogen. Upon [...]

Mobile clinic volunteers make an impact at Avgorou village2024-04-05T12:00:13+03:00

Medical students perform ECGs for the community of Xylotymbou

by Naresh Sinnathamby, MBBS  P-Year student 4 March 2024 On Sunday, 3 March 2024, the Mobile Clinic travelled to Xylotymbou village in the District of Larnaca, to offer Electrocardiograms (ECGs) to the local population. Sixteen medical students  seized the opportunity to refine their clinical and communications skills, while evaluating the cardiovascular health of 44 [...]

Medical students perform ECGs for the community of Xylotymbou2024-04-05T12:00:08+03:00

Nominations for the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ 2024 now open

To be awarded to an individual with an outstanding contribution to the field of haemoglobinopathies. The University of Nicosia (UNIC) Medical School and the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) jointly award, on a biennial basis, the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’, to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in one or more of the following: [...]

Nominations for the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ 2024 now open2024-04-08T11:30:37+03:00

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 allergy2024-03-05T09:27:44+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 lecture2024-04-05T12:00:42+03:00

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

UNIC Health Empowers High School Students in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance

15 January 2024 The issue of Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) continues to pose a significant global threat to human health, making it imperative to address and educate communities. For the second consecutive year, the MULTIPLIERS team in Cyprus, dedicated to tackling AMR in an open schooling approach, has taken a pivotal step. UNIC Health joined [...]

UNIC Health Empowers High School Students in the Fight Against Antimicrobial Resistance2024-01-17T14:05:29+02:00

Medical student presents at International ESC Conference

11 December 2023 Six-Year MD student Abdelrahim Elmejrab traveled to Oxford University, where he presented a case study at the 6th International Conference of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) on Heart and Stroke. The poster highlighted a rare case of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism resulting from Hypovitaminosis D in a young patient experiencing a hypertensive [...]

Medical student presents at International ESC Conference2023-12-12T14:59:42+02:00
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