In the presence of the Minister of Health, Dr. Popis Kanaris
The 2nd Pan-Cypriot Conference on Chronic Pain, which took place at Frederick University on April 28 and 29, was a complete success with the participation of over 400 health professionals and students of Health Sciences.
The proceedings of the Conference were announced by < strong>Minister of Health, Dr. Popi Kanaris, declaring her support for the organization of such Conferences as “ongoing professional training and dissemination of knowledge are the cornerstone of quality in the provision of health services”, as he mentioned. Dr. Kanari congratulated the organizers and assured of the support of her Ministry so that the Conference acquires an institutional character.
The Pan-Cypriot Conference on Chronic Pain is co-organized by the Cyprus Pain Clinic and the Nursing Education Department of the Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Universities of Cyprus that have Schools of Health Sciences: Frederick University, University of Cyprus, University of Nicosia, Cyprus University of Technology and the European University of Cyprus.
“The cooperation of the five largest Universities of Cyprus with the Ministry of Health and Cyprus Pain Clinic can only have mutual benefit at a scientific and research level” said the Chancellor of the University Frederick in his greeting , Professor George Dimosthenous. “The interconnection of the Schools of Health Sciences with Services of the Ministry of Health and the clinical field will bridge scientific knowledge with applied clinical practice and leave its own imprint on society and science. From our side, through the School of Health Sciences, the Departments of Nursing and Pharmacy as well as the Department of Life and Health Sciences and the imminent establishment of the School of Medicine in Limassol, we hope to contribute even more to this effort.”
Greetings were also addressed by President of the Organizing Committee of the Conference, Dr. Panagiotis Zis, the Vice-President of the Pan-Cyprus Medical Association, Dr. Chrysanthos Georgiou, and the President of the Pan-Cypriot Association of Nurses and Midwives, Dr. Ioannis Leontiou.
During the Conference, renowned scientists of international prestige and prominent academic personalities from Universities of Cyprus and abroad presented pioneering research studies at the Interdisciplinary Conference, highlighted the complexity of chronic pain and introduced advanced therapeutic approaches.
Frederick University congratulates the members of the University's academic community for their contribution to the organization of the conference, especially Dr. Evanthia Asimakopoulou, Assistant Professor at the University's Department of Nursing, and Dr. Charalambos Triantis, Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmacy, who participated in the Organizing and Scientific Committee of the Conference.
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Frederick University has been operating since 2007 as an internationally recognized Institution of Higher Education, committed to academic excellence.
The five Faculties of the University offer more than 80 degree programs at bachelor's, master's and doctoral level, in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, Letters and Arts. Its mission is to provide quality education through an environment that promotes knowledge and contributes to the academic and personal development of students, commitment to research, innovation and the production of new knowledge and contribution to society as a whole to achieve change that our world needs.
Frederick University is the only academic institution in Cyprus with a license to operate in Nicosia and Limassol. In 2022 it was ranked 139th among 1103 European universities and 194th internationally, among a total of 2068 Universities evaluated in the general ranking of the U-Multirank global university rating system, supported by the European Commission. In the Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2022, Frederick University was ranked 101-200 globally in all four categories that factored into its final ranking (Quality Education, Affordable and Clean Energy, Fewer Inequalities, Collaboration for the Goals). As a result of this ranking, Frederick University is one of two Universities in Cyprus and Greece (out of a total of fifteen participating Universities) that was ranked in the top 301-400 Universities worldwide in this ranking.