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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


Public Sector must keep reaching for new heights, states Prime Minister

Public Sector must keep reaching for new heights, states Prime Minister
Date:November 26, 2018|Domain:Civil Service--Employment/Labour--Health

GIS – 26 November 2018: Public Sector organisations have to fuel the efforts and resources with a sense of mission and purpose that will continue to transcend the bottom line in order to turn simple and ordinary ideas into extraordinary opportunitie


Mauritius hosts 17th Colloquium on HIV/AIDS Indian Ocean

Mauritius hosts 17th Colloquium on HIV/AIDS Indian Ocean
Date:November 21, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 21 November 2018: The 17th Colloquium on HIV/AIDS Indian Ocean, an annual event aimed at reinforcing HIV/AIDS-related partnerships amongst stakeholders and promoting harm reduction strategies, was launched, yesterday, at the Intercontinental M


Government spends Rs 9 billion yearly for prevention and treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases, says Health Minister

Government spends Rs 9 billion yearly for prevention and treatment of Non-Communicable Diseases, says Health Minister
Date:November 19, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 19 November 2018: Government is spending some Rs 9 billion each year in the prevention and treatment of Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) which accounts for 84% of total burden of disease. In Mauritius, around 250 000 people have diabetes and 2


Regional Training Course for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists on nuclear cardiology

Regional Training Course for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists on nuclear cardiology
Date:November 13, 2018|Domain:Health--Education & Training

GIS – 13 November 2018: A five-day regional training course on nuclear cardiology for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists kick started, yesterday, at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle. Some 20 participants from 13 African countries which form part


National strategy for healthcare and wellness and traditional medicine hospital discussed

National strategy for healthcare and wellness and traditional medicine hospital discussed
Date:November 09, 2018|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs

GIS– 09 November, 2018: The elaboration of a national strategy for healthcare and wellness and the setting up of a modern university hospital dedicated AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) was discussed, yesterday, d


The 28th Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien held in Mauritius

The 28th Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien held in Mauritius
Date:November 05, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 05 November, 2018: Mauritius hosted the 28th  Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien (FPOI) on 2 and 3 November 2018 at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort in Balaclava. The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Mahen Jhugroo,


Need to evaluate International Health Regulations core capacities to meet international standards, says Dr Husnoo

Need to evaluate International Health Regulations core capacities to meet international standards, says Dr Husnoo
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 30 October, 2018: The implementation of International Health Regulations (IHR) is in the interest of all of us. We live in a global village where passengers, cargos, vectors and diseases travel at jet speed around the world and are easily spre