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Plan for Prevention and Control of Chikungunya, Dengue and Malaria is critical, says Minister Bundhoo

Plan for Prevention and Control of Chikungunya, Dengue and Malaria is critical, says Minister Bundhoo
Date:December 16, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 16 December, 2013: A plan for the prevention and control of chikungunya, dengue and malaria is critical for Mauritius because our island is vulnerable to outbreaks of the above mentioned diseases. This statement was made this morning by the


World AIDS Day 2013: Focus on Adolescents

World AIDS Day 2013: Focus on Adolescents
Date:December 02, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 02 December, 2013: Although we are in the Information Age with advanced technological gadgets, some adolescents still lack access to adequate information to enable them to make informed choices. It is a matter of concern that some young people


National Diabetes Management System to be Introduced Shortly, says Health Minister

National Diabetes Management System to be Introduced Shortly, says Health Minister
Date:November 15, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 November, 2013: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life announced the introduction shortly of a National Diabetes Management System, an epidemiological tool which will be useful for medical audit. The system is designed for hospitals and


New Means and Strategies Needed to Fight HIV/AIDS, says Health Minister

New Means and Strategies Needed to Fight HIV/AIDS, says Health Minister
Date:November 13, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 13 November, 2013: Our objective is to get better results in terms of human lives and resources saved and combat the resurgence of new infections. New means and strategies have to be chalked out to fight HIV/AIDS in an effective and efficient


Budget 2014 Highlights: Modernising the Health Care System

Budget 2014 Highlights: Modernising the Health Care System
Date:November 12, 2013|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

GIS - 12 November, 2013: Government spending on health development as outlined in the 2014 budget aims to ensure that the population gets the best treatment through the recruitment of additional specialist doctors, provision of state-of-the-art faci


Mauritius to Host the 12th Colloque VIH/SIDA Océan Indien

Mauritius to Host the 12th Colloque VIH/SIDA Océan Indien
Date:November 08, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 November, 2013: The 12th Colloque VIH/SIDA Océan Indien will be held from 13 to 15 November 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava under the theme Redynamisons la riposte. Organised by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in


Professor David Khayat Calls on Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam

Professor David Khayat Calls on Prime Minister Dr Navin Ramgoolam
Date:October 11, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 11 October, 2013: Professor David Khayat, Professor of Oncology of Pierre and Marie Curie University and Head of the Department of Medical Oncology of the Groupe Hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, Paris, France, is on an official visit to Mauritiu


Minister Bundhoo Expresses Concern over Mental Health Problems Among Old People

Minister Bundhoo Expresses Concern over Mental Health Problems Among Old People
Date:October 10, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 10 October, 2013: Mental health problems among the ageing population constitute a serious issue which needs to be addressed without delay. The number of people in the world and in Mauritius affected by dementia, depression and Alzheimer is on


New Paediatric Ward Inaugurated at Victoria Hospital

New Paediatric Ward Inaugurated at Victoria Hospital
Date:October 08, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 October, 2013: A new Paediatric Ward to the tune of Rs 5 million was inaugurated yesterday at Victoria Hospital in Candos by  the President of the Republic, Mr Kailash Purryag, in the presence of the Minister of Health and Quality of Life,


Workshop to Validate Blood Donor Questionnaire

Workshop to Validate Blood Donor Questionnaire
Date:October 02, 2013|Domain:Health

GIS - 02 October, 2013:  A workshop to discuss the revised Blood Donor Questionnaire opened this morning at La Cannelle, Domaine Les Pailles, in the presence of the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo. Around 70 representatives