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Free HIV testing and counselling mark World AIDS Day 2019 in Mauritius

Free HIV testing and counselling mark World AIDS Day 2019 in Mauritius
Date:December 02, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 02 December, 2019: World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December annually, is being commemorated in Mauritius by a series of activities, aimed at raising awareness on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) nationally, and promoting voluntary HIV testing


World Diabetes Day 2019 marked by a series of activities in Mauritius

World Diabetes Day 2019 marked by a series of activities in Mauritius
Date:November 25, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 25 November, 2019: World Diabetes Day 2019 was marked by a series of activities organised, on Saturday 23 November 2019, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness at the Gymnasium of Souillac State Secondary School. The Minister of Health and Wel


Junior doctors familiarised with Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery

Junior doctors familiarised with Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery
Date:November 19, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 19 November, 2019: A seminar on Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery, which is part of the Medical Council’s postgraduate continuous professional development, was held on, 18 November 2019, at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The Australian High


Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine

Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine
Date:November 06, 2019|Domain:Health

​ GIS – 6 November 2019: Diplomas in specialisation in Emergency Medicine were awarded, yesterday, to 14 doctors of the Emergency medical services of Mauritius during a ceremony organised by the Mauritius Institute of Health, held at the School of N


Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases

Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases
Date:October 15, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 October, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in collaboration with the World Community on Prevention of Diabetes Foundation, Spain and the Diabetes Foundation Mauritius, will organise an International Conference on Diabetes an


Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019

Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 10 October, 2019: The Brown Sequard Mental Health Care Centre (BSMHCC) commemorated World Mental Health Day 2019, this morning, in Beau Bassin by organising an annual gathering under the theme Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. T


Government partners with several associations to hold Mega blood donation

Government partners with several associations to hold Mega blood donation
Date:October 02, 2019|Domain:Health--Youth & Sports

GIS– 02 October, 2019: A mega blood donation, organised by the Ministry of Youth and Sports in collaboration with various stakeholders including the Blood Donors Association, will be held on 5 October 2019, at the Municipal Council of Curepipe. Th


World Heart Day 2019: Minister Husnoo raises alarm as regards increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases

World Heart Day 2019: Minister Husnoo raises alarm as regards increasing prevalence of cardiovascular diseases
Date:September 30, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 30 September, 2019: At the launch of a series activities in the context of World Heart Day 2019, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, raised the alarm as regards the increasing number of patients suffering from cardiova


UNODC and Mauritius reinforce partnership ties aimed at enhancing synergies

UNODC and Mauritius reinforce partnership ties aimed at enhancing synergies
Date:September 19, 2019|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Health

GIS – 19 September, 2019: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Government of Mauritius officialised, yesterday, cooperation ties by signing important instruments at the New Treasury Building, Prime Minister's Office, in Port


New ENT Hospital: Quality healthcare at the core of Government’s agenda

New ENT Hospital: Quality healthcare at the core of Government’s agenda
Date:August 26, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 26 August, 2019: ‘Government is determined to provide quality services to all citizens by placing healthcare at the core of its agenda with the priority of making the latest medical technology accessible to all’, said the Minister of Health an