Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Home>News

News

Budget 2019-2020: Promoting access to quality health care for all

Budget 2019-2020: Promoting access to quality health care for all
Date:June 14, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 14 June, 2019: One of the pathways on the country’s transformative journey announced in Budget 2019-2020 is the enhancement of the health sector so that everyone has access to quality health care. The budget for the public health sector has th


Hundred thousand children benefit from National Vision Screening Programme

Hundred thousand children benefit from National Vision Screening Programme
Date:June 11, 2019|Domain:Education & Training--Health

GIS - 11 June, 2019: Some hundred thousand children from about 261 primary schools across Mauritius have been screened and have benefitted from eye care health services under the National Vision Screening Programme “Seeing is Believing”, an initiati


First Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit inaugurated at Eastern High Security Prison

First Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit inaugurated at Eastern High Security Prison
Date:June 03, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 03 June  2019: A Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Unit, which is the first of its kind and aims at providing a treatment programme for detainees addicted to tobacco, was inaugurated today at the Eastern High Security Prison in Melrose by the M


World No Tobacco Day 2019: Raising awareness on the negative impacts of tobacco on lung health

World No Tobacco Day 2019: Raising awareness on the negative impacts of tobacco on lung health
Date:May 31, 2019|Domain:Health

​GIS – 31 May  2019: A series of activities to mark World No Tobacco Day 2019, aimed at sensitising the population on the harmful effects of cigarette smoking, was launched yesterday by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, at


Hospital staff trained in Leadership in Healthcare, Customer Service and Effective Communication

Hospital staff trained in Leadership in Healthcare, Customer Service and Effective Communication
Date:May 15, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 May, 2019: A four-day training programme in Leadership in Health Care, Customer Service and Effective Communication kickstarted, today, in the Conference room of Dr A. G. Jeetoo Hospital in Port Louis in presence of the Minister of Health a


Anti-influenza vaccination exercise for winter 2019 kicks off

Anti-influenza vaccination exercise for winter 2019 kicks off
Date:April 17, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 17 April ,2019: The annual anti-influenza vaccination exercise for the winter season 2019 kicked off today at the Bambous Social Welfare Centre in the presence of the Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity, and Environment and Sustai


Minister Husnoo cautions Mauritians against health-related complications of Influenza

Minister Husnoo cautions Mauritians against health-related complications of Influenza
Date:April 11, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 11 April, 2019: The annual vaccination campaign against seasonal influenza organised by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life was launched today by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, at Hyderkhan Mediclinic, in P


Government earmarks unprecedented budget of Rs 11.7 billion annually for health sector

Government earmarks unprecedented budget of Rs 11.7 billion annually for health sector
Date:April 09, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 09 April, 2019: Statistics regarding the number of people suffering from NCDs in Mauritius are alarming, constituting 81 % of diseases and 85 % of mortality in Mauritius. The core mission of the Government remains ensuring the well-being of th


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