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National Drug Control Master Plan to be launched in September

National Drug Control Master Plan to be launched in September
Date:August 23, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 23 August, 2019: The National Drug Control Master Plan will be launched in September 2019, announced, yesterday, the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, following a meeting of the High-Level Drugs and HIV Council, held at


SIDS: First Technical Meeting on Pooled Procurement

SIDS: First Technical Meeting on Pooled Procurement
Date:July 16, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 16 July, 2019: The First Technical Meeting (FTM) on Pooled Procurement (PP) for Small Island Developing States (SIDS) aiming to establish the SIDS PP Programme opened this morning, at the Sofitel Mauritius L’ Imperial Resort & Spa in Flic-


MRA celebrates 13th anniversary by organising several blood donation activities

MRA celebrates 13th anniversary by organising several blood donation activities
Date:July 09, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 09 July, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life values the excellent collaboration with all blood donation organisers in the country, as they significantly back up Governmental efforts to provide excellent health services to patients


Addressing the drug scourge requires a comprehensive and multisectoral approach, says PM

Addressing the drug scourge requires a comprehensive and multisectoral approach, says PM
Date:July 02, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order

GIS - 02 July, 2019: A three-day international conference, aimed at training participants in addictions counseling, kicked off yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel at Balaclava. The opening ceremony was held in the presence of the Prime Minister,


Fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking remains one of Government’s priorities, says Prime Minister

Fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking remains one of Government’s priorities, says Prime Minister
Date:June 27, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order

GIS - 27 June, 2019: The fight against drug abuse and illicit trafficking remains one of Government’s priorities in its endeavour to promote a safer and healthier society for the youngsters of the country and the population and the collaboration of


MRC research determines computational methods to understand evolution of infectious diseases

MRC research determines computational methods to understand evolution of infectious diseases
Date:June 20, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 20 June, 2019: A research under the Unsolicited Research and Innovation Grant Scheme (URIGS) of the Mauritius Research Council (MRC) was conducted to analyse and determine computational methods for understanding the evolution of infectious dis


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