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UNIC Health’s series of scientific events boost research collaboration within

March 2024 A plethora of scientific events are taking place this academic year at UNIC Health, designed to enhance engagement and collaboration within its scientific community and student population. Featuring three series - ‘Inaugural Lectures’, ‘Introductory Lectures’, and ‘Research at Noon’ - UNIC Health supports engagement and collaboration across the Medical School, the School [...]

UNIC Health’s series of scientific events boost research collaboration within2024-03-07T15:44:05+02:00

Medical students excel in research locally and internationally

March 2024 This year numerous medical students were given opportunities to present their research and achieve recognition at both local and international conferences. UNIC Health Student Research Conference 2024 The UNIC Health Student Research Conference, held on 14 February 2024, showcased 13 student research projects, highlighting the collaboration between the Medical [...]

Medical students excel in research locally and internationally2024-03-07T15:44:14+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

Healthcare on the move: Mobile clinic reaches more than 450 patients

March 2024 In the ever-evolving landscape of community healthcare, the Medical School's Mobile Clinic (MC) expeditions have stood out for their community interventions and services throughout the year. These expeditions have not only brought medical services closer to members of communities that face difficulties in visiting their doctors, for various reasons, but have also [...]

Healthcare on the move: Mobile clinic reaches more than 450 patients2024-03-07T15:44:26+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

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

Dr Pallari presents at World Congress of Infectious Diseases

15 December 2023 Dr Pallari, a post-doctoral research fellow in Epidemiology at the Medical School's Department of Primary Care and Population Health, participated in the  5th World Congress on Infectious Diseases (WCID 2023) by presenting research on West Nile Virus (WNV) in Cyprus. The congress was held from October 23 to 25, 2023, in [...]

Dr Pallari presents at World Congress of Infectious Diseases2023-12-15T11:58:44+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

Inter-Professional Learning Activity at the Xmas Fiesta: The Mobile Clinic supports the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society

06 December 2023 Just like every year, the Mobile Clinic once again participated in the Christmas Fiesta fundraising event, organised by the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society. This event was held on Saturday, 2 December 2023, at the Electricity Authority of Cyprus head office in Nicosia. This Mobile Clinic expedition served as an Inter-Professional Learning (IPL) [...]

Inter-Professional Learning Activity at the Xmas Fiesta: The Mobile Clinic supports the Cyprus Anti-Cancer Society2023-12-06T09:24:39+02:00

UNIC Health part of a €700k award for ground-breaking brain study infrastructure

30 November 2023 UNIC Health announces a significant achievement through the combined efforts of our Veterinary and Medical School faculty. Our successful participation in the Small Infrastructure Call of the Research Promotion Foundation has resulted in a research award of approximately €700,000. This funding will be instrumental in establishing a first of its kind [...]

UNIC Health part of a €700k award for ground-breaking brain study infrastructure2023-11-30T17:37:06+02:00

Mobile clinic and ‘Cy checkpoint’ partner for free HIV/syphilis screening in downtown Nicosia

28 November 2023 On Sunday, 26 November 2023, the Mobile Clinic joined forces with the Cy Checkpoint (Testing and Prevention Centre for HIV and Sexual Transmitted Infections by the AIDS Solidarity Movement) and offered anonymous, rapid and free HIV/syphilis screening tests at Eleftheria square, in the old centre of Nicosia. Sixteen medical student volunteers, [...]

Mobile clinic and ‘Cy checkpoint’ partner for free HIV/syphilis screening in downtown Nicosia2023-11-28T15:54:47+02:00

Medical School announces collaborative agreement with the Sorbonne University Faculty of Medicine in Paris, France

20 November 2023 The University of Nicosia Medical School has entered into a collaborative agreement with the Sorbonne University Faculty of Medicine in Paris, France. This partnership paves the way for mutual advancements through student and faculty/staff initiatives. Key features of this collaboration include: Exchange programmes for medical students to gain diverse clinical and [...]

Medical School announces collaborative agreement with the Sorbonne University Faculty of Medicine in Paris, France2024-01-30T12:53:59+02:00

Health screening at Anarita village, Paphos

17 November 2023 On Sunday, 12 November 2023, our Mobile Clinic embarked on a community outreach in the village of Anarita, located in the Paphos district. This event saw the participation of twenty volunteer medical students, who were supervised by Professor of Cardiology Joseph Moutiris. Our team successfully conducted free health screenings, including electrocardiograms, [...]

Health screening at Anarita village, Paphos2023-11-20T13:15:08+02:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A1: Development of a Machine Learning-based nightmare detection method for recurrent nightmare treatment in PTSD’

The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is awarded to students who successfully complete an independent research programme that breaks new ground in the chosen field of study. The PhD programme aspires to empower students to become independent researchers, thus advancing [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Sleep Science and Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘PHD-2023-A1: Development of a Machine Learning-based nightmare detection method for recurrent nightmare treatment in PTSD’2023-12-13T14:03:56+02:00
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