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22-04-2021 20:32

Photo Album - The President of the Republic receives the Scientific Advisory Committee on coronavirus

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, receives the Scientific Advisory Committee on coronavirus, at the Presidential Palace. 

22-04-2021 14:11

Clinical Trials Information System reaches major milestone towards go-live and application of the Clinical Trial Regulation

EMA’s Management Board confirmed that the clinical trial EU Portal and Database, one of the main deliverables of the Clinical Trial Regulation and the key component of the Clinical Trial Information System (CTIS), is now fully functional and on track to go live by 31 January 2022. The Board confirmed that it has verified that the system meets the agreed requirements during an extraordinary meeting held on 21 April following an independent audit of this new IT system.“The findings from the au...

22-04-2021 09:06

Photo Album - The President of the Republic at a meeting with the Leader of Syriza

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at a meeting with the Leader of Syriza, Mr Alexis Tsipras, in Athens, Greece.

22-04-2021 08:31

Question on the Cyprus issue during the UN press briefing

CYPRUS/ 5+1 MEETING During yesterday’s (21.04.21) international press briefing at UN Headquarters, the Spokesperson for the Secretary‑General, Mr Stéphane Dujarric, read out the following: “The Secretary-General will go to Geneva for the informal 5 + 1 meeting on the Cyprus issue, which will be held from the 27th to the 29th of April. As we told you on February 24th, he is convening this informal meeting following consultations conducted on his behalf by a senior UN official, Ms Jane Holl ...

21-04-2021 15:40

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 22 April 2021

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees are in progress.For the smooth and safe operation of businesses that have been activated according to the Decrees, employers in businesses, as well as the Heads of Departments/Services in the public and wider public sector, are obliged to coordinate the rapid testing of the employees, so that the mandatory weekly testing of the person...

21-04-2021 11:35

Photo Album - Meeting between the President of the Republic and the Prime Minister of Greece

The President of the Republic, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, at a meeting with the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic, Mr Kyriakos Mitsotakis, at Maximos Mansion, in Athens, Greece.

21-04-2021 10:01

Updated schedule for the period 22-25 April vaccination program against COVID-19

Due to the need to accelerate the vaccination plan against COVID-19 in order to maximize the shielding of the population as soon as possible and also because, based on the data and experience from previous openings of the Vaccination Portal, on the 2nd day of the availability of appointments the response was minimal, it is announced that for the age group 49-50, the Portal will remain open today, April 21, until 8 pm, and not until April 22, at 8 pm as was initially announced.Therefore, all ...

20-04-2021 20:04

COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen: EMA finds possible link to very rare cases of unusual blood clots with low blood platelets

EMA confirms overall benefit-risk remains positiveAt its meeting of 20 April 2021, EMA’s safety committee (PRAC) concluded that a warning about unusual blood clots with low blood platelets should be added to the product information for COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen. PRAC also concluded that these events should be listed as very rare side effects of the vaccine.In reaching its conclusion, the Committee took into consideration all currently available evidence including eight reports from the Unite...

20-04-2021 15:49

Priority for vaccination appointments against COVID-19 for individuals aged 49-50 – 214,675 vaccinations have been carried out

The scheduling of vaccination appointments against COVID-19 for the age group of 40-49 is gradually commencing, within the framework of the implementation of the National Vaccination Plan.Specifically, from Wednesday, April 21, 2021, at 7:30 in the morning, until Thursday, April 22, at 8 in the evening, 16,000 vaccination appointments will be available for individuals aged 49 and 50 only. The vaccinations will be carried out with the available licensed vaccines in the Vaccination Centres isl...

20-04-2021 14:50

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units 21 April 2021

Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the community and the workplaces, the free programmes of rapid antigen testing of the general population and employees are in progress.For the smooth and safe operation of businesses that have been activated according to the Decrees, employers in businesses, as well as the Heads of Departments/Services in the public and wider public sector, are obliged to coordinate the rapid testing of the employees, so that the mandatory weekly testing of the person...

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