Author name: Demis Papadopoulos

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Stability in Healthcare Spending: Cyprus Maintains 6% of GDP

Cyprus consistently allocates 6% of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to healthcare spending, prioritizing the wellbeing of its citizens despite the European Union average dipping to 8.1%. This stable financial commitment reflects the nation’s strategic choice to maintain accessible and highquality healthcare services as a pillar of societal stability and prosperity.

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North Cyprus Population Numbers Announced by Leader

The Turkish Cypriot Leader Ersin Tatar has announced that the current official population of North Cyprus is 410,000. During his visit to the United Kingdom, Tatar disclosed the population numbers, providing transparency on the demographic statistics for the region and addressing concerns about military intentions.

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Unficyp Monitoring Activity in Buffer Zone

Unficyp, the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, is actively monitoring the situation in the buffer zone where Turkish Cypriot soldiers have gathered, potentially for construction. Their role is to ensure peace and compliance with United Nations regulations, preventing any actions that may disturb the ceasefire lines and maintaining open communication between governing bodies to uphold the status quo.

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Crafting a National Mental Health Strategy: A Pressing Concern in Cyprus

The national mental health strategy discussion in Cyprus is focused on addressing critical gaps in the mental health care system, including infrastructure deficiencies, the need for better patient support, the low bed ratio compared to European standards, and the importance of personalized treatments for eating disorders. The strategy aims to ensure dignified care, societal reintegration for mental health patients, and break societal taboos, with a call to action for government transparency and reform.

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A New Era of Healthcare: Ahepa University Hospital Cyprus

The Ahepa University Hospital Cyprus, set to open in 2025 in Nicosia, aims to revolutionize healthcare with its digital smart hospital design, integration with educational institutions, advanced technology, and personalized patient care. With a capacity of 200 beds and 100 doctor’s offices and examination rooms, it will provide comprehensive healthcare services and contribute to the local economy.

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A Fresh Political Wave Sweeps Cyprus

Aichmi, the Democratic Movement for Change in Cyprus, led by MEP Demetris Papadakis, seeks to bring transparency, accountability, and inclusivity to the country’s political system. With a provisional leadership in place, Aichmi aims to tackle national and economic concerns and amplify the voices of the silent majority through democratic reform.

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Four Murder Suspects to Remain in Custody

Four murder suspects accused in Thanasis Kalogeropoulos’s murder will remain in custody until their trial on January 23, 2024, as the Limassol Court extended their detention due to the risk of them fleeing before the trial. The prosecution presented evidence linking the suspects to the crime and argued for their continued detention.

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Celebrate the Season with Lidl Plus and Win Big!

Celebrate the holiday season with Lidl Plus and have a chance to win big! Download the app, register, and enter the competition between November 27 and December 31, 2023, for a chance to win one of 50 prizes, including €1,000 shopping vouchers and premium electrical appliances.

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