Making North Cyprus Better | Now With a Broader Remit

 

Making North Cyprus Better | Now With a Broader RemitMaking North Cyprus Better | Now With a Broader Remit

 

“MNCB is pleased to announce that its campaign for a fairer house buying process has been aided by the TRNC Government and High Court. Still a long way to go but progress.

Property purchase is more secure with new legal safeguards whilst the High Court has recently upheld Mortgage Law 11/78. Eviction cases from Stealth Mortgages are still in process but House Buyers are now being heard by the Courts. This is a sea change.

MNCB Campaign on housing was strengthened immensely by the support of BRS, ATA, HBPG & STBM and many individuals too numerous to mention. All support was vital. For further information on Property Guidance we refer you to our web site http://www.mncb2011.com/

Following progress on property matters MNCB has extended its remit to include campaigning for a better services for expatriate TRNC residents. This extension of activities is welcomed and supported by BRS, ATA & STBM and their supporters.

We are pleased to announce today the following agreement with the TRNC Health Ministry.

The Health Ministry has:

1 Agreed to immediately review any positive blood test that creates anxiety to an expatriate resident, quickly and at no extra cost to the applicant. Anyone with an immediate anxiety please contact MNCB joint Secretary Gultac Ozsan by email [email protected] Gul will advise them on procedure to be followed.

2 Agreed to provide separate exclusive appointment only facilities for residency medical testing at Girne and Gazi Magusa State Hospitals.. THIS NEW PROCEDURE IS OPERATIVE IMMEDIATELY – PLEASE SEE SEPARATE ANNOUNCEMENT 2 FROM MNCB or refer to MNCB web site www.mncb2011.com

3 Agreed to consider reducing the age for medical test exemption to 50 providing the resident has had two years of negative testing. In return for exemption an annual resident health levy will be examined. (This concession excludes people traveling from high risk areas or working in hospitality, food & drink businesses).

Please refer to our web site www.mncb2011.com for further information”

Improved procedures for Residency Health Checks for Expatriates

MNCB are pleased to announce the following new Residency Health Check procedure for expatriates that have been agreed with the TRNC Health Ministry. These procedures are operative immediately.

Will all expatriates due an annual health check please go in the first instance to their nearest state hospital at either Girne or Gazi Magusa. At the hospital, pay the medical fee requested and complete the tests. If their first test is not clear, please in the first instance contact the Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer and advise Malcolm & Gul at the email addresses below.

If the matter is not resolved at the District Hospital you will be referred to Lefkosa General Hospital for the more refined a Ribba test. You will not be charged for the Ribba test. After you get the Ribba test result, we would appreciate you in confidence informing Gul & Malcolm by email. This will enable MNCB to review how things are working out. All contact details are below:

Girne Akcicek Hospital –

Dr Salih Beyoglu – Chief Medical Officer

Secretary – Nilgun Sari – Tel. 0392 815 2170 direct line or 0392 815 2266 Ext 303

Appointments available weekly on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10-11am (excluding public holidays).

 Gazi Magusa General Hospital

Dr Erdal Ozcenk – Chief Medical Officer- Ext 1101

Secretary – Gonul Songur – Tel. 0392 366 5328 Ext 1102

Three people are assigned to deal with Expatriate Health Checks from 9:30 Mon-Fri (excluding public holidays).

Ceyhun Umiter Tel. 0392 366 5328 Ext 2220

Huseyn Karci. Tel. 0392 366 5328 Ext 2219

Mustafa Yaver Tel. 0392 366 5328 Ext 2221

If the first test is not clear, please in the first instance contact the Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer and advise Malcolm & Gul at the email addresses below.

If the matter is not resolved at the District Hospital you will be referred to Lefkosa General Hospital for the more refined a Ribba test. You will not be charged for the Ribba test. After you get the Ribba test result, we would appreciate you, in confidence, informing Gul & Malcolm by email. This will enable MNCB to review how things are working out.

Lefkosa Nalbantoglu Devlet Hospital

If you are referred for a Ribba Test please contact Dr Ersan for appointment..

Dr Rifat Siber – Chief Medical Officer – [email protected]

Dr Ersan Berksel- Assistant Chief Medical Officer – [email protected]

Tel. 0392 223 2441 Ext 1114

If you encounter any problems or have comments about your experience please email both MNCB Joint Secretaries: Malcolm Mitcheson – [email protected] & Gultac Ozsan – [email protected] . One of them will email you back as soon as they are available. In an emergency call Malcolm on 0533 869 9745 or Gul on 0533 835 7711. Please note both are volunteers and their phone lines are busy so you may not get them on the first attempt, so please be patient.

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