Cyprus-mail.com – Health Minister Stavros Malas is in Israel looking for ways to collaborate with Israeli specialists to enhance medical tourism in Cyprus.
During his official visit, Malas met with his Israeli counterpart Yakov Litzman and Science and Technology Minister Daniel Hershkowitz on Sunday in Tel Aviv.
According to an official statement, Malas discussed with Litzman the possibility of establishing cooperation using satellite services between specialized hospitals in Israel and private clinics in Cyprus with the aim of attracting medical tourism to Cyprus.
“These kind of efforts aim to give additional value to the medical infrastructure of Cyprus,” said Malas.
During his meeting with Hershkowitz, the Cypriot minister outlined the priorities of the Cypriot EU Presidency in the field of research. Malas will chair the Competition Council during the EU Presidency in the second half of 2012.
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