Stella Kyriakides’ nomination puts patient advocate in top EU health post
A professional patient advocate is set to take charge of the Commission’s health department.
Stella Kyriakides, 63, is a breast cancer patient, the daughter of a breast cancer patient, and a past president of the Continent’s most prominent breast cancer patient group: Europa Donna. A medical psychologist, she’s also proven to be a savvy and sympathetic political operator, according to people who’ve seen her in action in the Cypriot parliament. [Read more]