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Combating Antibiotic Resistance in the EU: Progress on the Horizon?

The European Union has set specific targets to combat antibiotic resistance by 2030, including reducing antibiotic use, enhancing infection prevention, fostering research, and improving surveillance. Achieving these goals requires collective effort from health officials, providers, and the public to ensure sustainable antibiotic use and effective infection control.

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Larnaca Continues Its Fight Against Mosquitoes

Larnaca is taking aggressive action against mosquitoes by conducting widespread spraying, educating residents about disease prevention, and enforcing public health measures. The municipality emphasizes the importance of eliminating breeding sites and warns of penalties for noncompliance to ensure the safety and wellbeing of all citizens.

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Hospital Waste Pilot Programme Sees Improvement for Public Health

The Larnaca hospital in Cyprus conducted a waste pilot programme that resulted in a 7080% reduction in harmful substances from liquid waste, along with the eradication of some pollutants, improving environmental and public health safety. This innovative initiative, in collaboration with the Larnaca Sewerage Board and the University of Cyprus, used advanced treatment techniques to significantly lower the presence of pathogenic bacteria, setting a benchmark for future research and innovation in waste management practices.

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