CyFPA event for the European Patients’ Rights Day 2019

“Claim Your Right to Health” European Day for Patients’ Rights

The Pancyprian Federation of Patients and Friends (CyFPA) is once again honoring the European Day for Patients’ Rights by organizing a celebratory event.

This event is under the auspices of His Excellency, the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Anastasiadis.

Event Program


  • Welcome by Mr. Mario Koulouma, President of the Pancyprian Federation of Patients and Friends (PFPA)
  • Greetings from His Eminence the Metropolitan of Tamasos and Oreinis, Mr. Isaiah
  • Greeting from Mr. Dimitris Syllouris, President of the House of Representatives
  • Address by His Excellency the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr. Nikos Anastasiadis


  • “Ensuring Patients’ Rights within the GHS Environment” Presentation by Christodoulos Kaisis, GHS Supervision Commissioner
  • “The Patient’s Advocate – Looking into the Future” Presentation by Dr. Androulla Eleftheriou (Special Advisor, Ad hoc Committee for the National Strategy for Patient Rights Protection)
  • “Placing the Patient at the Center of Health Services” Presentation by Nikolaos Polyzos (Director General, OKYpY)
  • “Pilot Implementation of Patient Rights in Plastic Surgery Clinics” Presentation by Dr. Andreas Vasileiou (Assistant Director, Plastic Surgery Department of the Nicosia General Hospital)
  • “Raising Awareness among the New Generation about Patients’ Rights” Presentation by Anastasia Siman (Ambassador, Pancyprian Association of Rare Genetic Diseases “Unique Smiles”)

Award Ceremony:

  • Award presentation by the President of the Republic of Cyprus for the Highest Distinction of PFPA for Action/Contribution to Cypriot Patients Presentation by Nikolaos Philippou

Artistic Program:

  • Musical Program by the Archangel Music School Choir Conductor: Marianna Thoukididou
  • “I Claim for Myself, for Everyone” choreography by Future Dance Studio Choreography by Contemporary Dance Duo

The event will be livestreamed on VOULI.TV and CITYCHANNEL.LIVE. For more information, contact us at +357 22386001.

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