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Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister

Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 18 March, 2019: One of Government’s main challenges in Mauritius is the establishment of a well-structured psycho-social support for drug users. Our ultimate aim is the rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug users through the developm


Prime Minister visits female medical staff of A.G.Jeetoo Hospital on International Women’s Day

Prime Minister visits female medical staff of A.G.Jeetoo Hospital on International Women’s Day
Date:March 08, 2019|Domain:Gender--Health

GIS - 08 March, 2019: The Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth effected a visit, today, at the A.G.Jeetoo Hospital


National prevention campaign against NCDs launched at Camp Levieux

National prevention campaign against NCDs launched at Camp Levieux
Date:February 25, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 25 February, 2019: The national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), an intensive health awareness programme for the early detection and treatment of NCDs, was launched on Saturday 23 February 2019 at Camp Levieux. T


UNFPA to assist in formulating new national population policy for Mauritius

UNFPA to assist in formulating new national population policy for Mauritius
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:Health

​The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will assist in the formulation of the new national population policy for Mauritius which will, among others, address issues that are critical for the demography of the country such as fertility and ageing


World Cancer Day 2019: Health Minister urges population to get early cancer screenings

World Cancer Day 2019: Health Minister urges population to get early cancer screenings
Date:February 13, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 13 February, 2019: In line with its National Prevention Policy geared towards protecting the population from cancer through preventive measures, Government is offering free cancer screenings, vaccination programmes for young girls including th


Health Ministry organises a series of activities to mark World Cancer Day 2019

Health Ministry organises a series of activities to mark World Cancer Day 2019
Date:February 04, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 04 February, 2019: Various activities are scheduled by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life to mark the World Cancer Day which is observed on the 4th February every year. The aim is to raise awareness on cancer, the risk factors, and the


Reinforcement of inter-sectoral collaboration vital to control Vector-Borne Diseases, says Minister Husnoo

Reinforcement of inter-sectoral collaboration vital to control Vector-Borne Diseases, says Minister Husnoo
Date:January 29, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 29 January, 2019: It is universally recognised that effective control of outbreaks of vector-borne diseases should be based on a multi-sectoral approach, including participation of the community. This statement was made today by the Minister


Drug Use Prevention Programme promotes healthy behaviour and substance abuse prevention among Grade 8 students

Drug Use Prevention Programme promotes healthy behaviour and substance abuse prevention among Grade 8 students
Date:January 16, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 16 January, 2019: Get Connected, a Drug Use Prevention Programme which is aimed at promoting awareness among Grade 8 students on attitudes and skills that help prevent substance abuse and smoking, was launched this morning at the James Burty D


Prime Minister chairs First High Level Drugs and HIV Council

Prime Minister chairs First High Level Drugs and HIV Council
Date:January 09, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 09 January, 2019: The High Level Drugs and HIV Council’s first meeting was chaired yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development,


Health Minister inaugurates National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

Health Minister inaugurates National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
Date:November 29, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 29 November 2018: A National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) was inaugurated yesterday at the Dr A. G. Jeetoo Hospital, in Port-Louis, by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Mohammad Anwar Husnoo. In his address, the Minister u