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A quasi-experimental study for inappropriate laboratory utilization from a payer perspective in Cyprus
ObjectiveLaboratory tests have progressively acquired a dominant role in screening, diagnosis, disease monitoring and outcome assessment. This trend has also adversely led to the inappropriate ordering of laboratory tests, ...
Healthcare reforms in Cyprus 2013–2017: Does the crisis mark the end of the healthcare sector as we know it?
As part of a bailout agreement with the International Monetary Fund, the European Commission and the European Central Bank (known as the Troika), Cyprus had to achieve a fiscal surplus through budget constraints and ...
Tourism policy and residents' well-being in Cyprus: Opportunities and challenges for developing an inside-out destination management approach
The paper explores how Cyprus can increase its competitiveness, sustaining its magnitude and attractive attributes, and ensuring residents’ well-being. The study evaluates the suitability of an ‘inside-out’ planning approach ...
Diversity and conflict: Negotiating linguistic, ethnic and emotional boundaries in Greek-Cypriot literacy classrooms
This article explores the interplay between discourses on diversity and the realities of interethnic conflict, through a study in the conflict-affected Greek-Cypriot context. Drawing on ethnographic data from Greek-Cypriot ...
Management of health and safety in micro-firms in Cyprus – Results from a Nationwide Survey
Management of health and safety in micro-firms (<10 employees) is a critical issue due to their lack of resources and the limited – in certain cases – knowledge on the subject. It is also an under-researched area in the ...
Manifestations of Greek-Cypriot teachers' discomfort toward a peace education initiative: Engaging with discomfort pedagogically
This study sought to understand how teachers' discomforting emotions were manifest in a teacher education setting and how teacher educators might engage with discomfort pedagogically. A qualitative perspective was used ...