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New Protocol for Testing Chikungunya and Dengue Put in Place

New Protocol for Testing Chikungunya and Dengue Put in Place
Date:December 26, 2012|Domain:Health--Tourism

​The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life has introduced a new protocol for testing the population as well as incoming passengers showing signs and symptoms of infections caused by arboviruses such as chikungunya and dengue from endemic regions su


Mega Blood Donation 1 825 pints of Blood Collected

Mega Blood Donation 1 825 pints of Blood Collected
Date:December 21, 2012|Domain:Health

GIS - Dec 21, 2012: A mega blood donation, organised by the Blood Donors Association and the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, was held yesterday at the Emmanuel Anquetil Building in Port Louis during which 1 825 pints of blood were collected.


A March for Blood held from Champ de Mars to Municipality of Port Louis

A March for Blood held from Champ de Mars to Municipality of Port Louis
Date:December 13, 2012|Domain:Health

​GIS - Dec 13, 2012: A ‘march for blood’ organised by the Blood Donors Association and the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life was held yesterday from Champ de Mars to the Municipality of Port Louis. A group of about 200 persons including the min


Several Projects to Improve Public Buildings

Several Projects to Improve Public Buildings
Date:December 11, 2012|Domain:Public Infrastructure--Education & Training--Health

GIS - Dec 11, 2012: Government is investing a lot in the development of the physical infrastructure of public buildings. As a matter of fact, capital investment in that sector has been to the tune of Rs8.7 billion for buildings, besides the injectio


Workshop on Health and Socio-Economic Conditions of Rodriguans in Mauritius

Workshop on Health and Socio-Economic Conditions of Rodriguans in Mauritius
Date:December 05, 2012|Domain:Health

​GIS - Dec 05, 2012: The last Workshop – An Assessment of the Health and Socio-Economic Vulnerabilities of Rodriguans in Mauritius was launched this morning in Port Louis by the Senior Chief Executive of the Prime Minister’s Office, Mrs K.O. Fong We


2013 Budget Crafted to Move the Nation Forward, PM says

2013 Budget Crafted to Move the Nation Forward, PM says
Date:November 29, 2012|Domain:Business & Industry--Economy & Finance--Education & Training--Judiciary--Law and Order--Health--ICT

​GIS - Nov 29, 2012: “The 2013 Budget has been carefully crafted to move the nation forward towards greater prosperity by raising the skills and capacities of our people, especially our youth, harnessing the power of technology, improving our infras


Specialist Diabetologists to be Recruited in Regional Hospitals, says Health Minister

Specialist Diabetologists to be Recruited in Regional Hospitals, says Health Minister
Date:November 15, 2012|Domain:Health

GIS - Nov 15, 2012: Government proposes to recruit at least one specialist diabetologist in each Regional hospital, said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, at Domaine Les Pailles at the opening yesterday of a one-day work


Minister Martin calls for a paradigm shift in approach to child protection and development

Minister Martin calls for a paradigm shift in approach to child protection and development
Date:October 26, 2012|Domain:Gender--Education & Training--Health

​GIS - October 26, 2012: The Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Mireille Martin, called for a transformational change and a paradigm shift towards a more dedicated intervention and collective responsibility in the


Community mental health services envisaged in Mauritius

Community mental health services envisaged in Mauritius
Date:October 22, 2012|Domain:Health

​GIS - October 22, 2012: A feasibility study for the setting up of mid-way homes which will provide community mental health care service for the effective treatment of patients in the community will soon be carried out by the Ministry of Health and


Extension of Cardiac and intensive care units at Victoria Hospital

Extension of Cardiac and intensive care units at Victoria Hospital
Date:October 22, 2012|Domain:Health

​GIS - October 22, 2012: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, inaugurated the extension of the Cardiac Unit and Intensive Care Unit at Victoria Hospital, Candos, on Friday 19 October.   Implemented to the tune of some Rs