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Health, safety and wellbeing of elderly and disabled to guide Government’s actions

Health, safety and wellbeing of elderly and disabled to guide Government’s actions
Date:December 23, 2014|Domain:Health--Social Security

​GIS - 23 December 2014: The health, safety and wellbeing of the Elderly and Disabled will be the main priorities of the Ministry of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, and Government will do everything possible in this reg


Government committed to ensuring that the population lives a longer and healthier life

Government committed to ensuring that the population lives a longer and healthier life
Date:December 19, 2014|Domain:Health

​GIS - 19 December 2014:  A good quality of life depends upon good health, and Government has the will to see to it that the population lives longer and remains in good health.   This was the gist of the message of the Minister of Health and Qual


Minister of Health and Quality of Life appeals to Mauritians to donate blood

Minister of Health and Quality of Life appeals to Mauritians to donate blood
Date:December 18, 2014|Domain:Health

​GIS - 18 December 2014: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Kumarsingh Gayan, made an appeal this morning to healthy Mauritians aged 18 to 60 years to donate blood at the annual Mega blood donation, organised by the Blood Donors Ass


National Preparedness Action Plan for Plague elaborated by Health Ministry

National Preparedness Action Plan for Plague elaborated by Health Ministry
Date:November 28, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS - 28 November 2014:  A National Preparedness Action Plan for Plague is being elaborated by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life in collaboration with concerned stakeholders following the recent outbreak of plague in Madagascar. The action


59 Diabetes Specialised Nurses receive diploma after two-year training course

59 Diabetes Specialised Nurses receive diploma after two-year training course
Date:November 17, 2014|Domain:Education & Training--Health

​GIS – 17 November 2014: A total of 59 Diabetes Specialised Nurses (DSN) received their diploma at a ceremony held on Saturday 15 November 2014 at the Engineering Lecture Theatre, Professor Sir Edouard Lim Fat Engineering Tower, University of Maurit


Development of a comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius

Development of a comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius
Date:October 28, 2014|Domain:Business & Industry--Health--International Relations

​GIS - 28 October 2014: The development of a strong and comprehensive mTobacco Cessation programme for Mauritius will be the focus of a three-day technical workshop which opened this morning at Le Meridien Hotel at Pointe aux Piments. The workshop i


Victoria Hospital equipped with new Intra Vascular Ultra Sound Imaging Technique

Victoria Hospital equipped with new Intra Vascular Ultra Sound Imaging Technique
Date:October 22, 2014|Domain:Health

​GIS - 22 October 2014: Intra Vascular Ultra Sound Imaging (IVUS), a new technique aimed at giving an external imaging of the coronary arteries, has been introduced in the Cardiology services at Victoria Hospital in Candos. Such technique allows doc


Measures to contain transmission of vector-borne diseases

Measures to contain transmission of vector-borne diseases
Date:October 15, 2014|Domain:Health--Environment

​GIS -15 October 2014: Challenges still exist in the strategy for the control and prevention of vector-borne diseases and there is need to further adopt measures to prevent local transmission of chikungunya, dengue and malaria. The Minister of Heal


Minister Bundhoo visits newly constructed Operation Theatre and Wards Block at Victoria Hospital

Minister Bundhoo visits newly constructed Operation Theatre and Wards Block at Victoria Hospital
Date:October 06, 2014|Domain:Health--Public Infrastructure

GIS - 06 October, 2014: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, effected this morning a site visit at the new Operation Theatre and Wards Block which has already been constructed at Victoria Hospital in Candos.   All infras


Health Minister inaugurates Diabetes Summit 2014

Health Minister inaugurates Diabetes Summit 2014
Date:October 03, 2014|Domain:Health

GIS - 3 October, 2014: Government wants to encourage research capacity building in all areas of health care with a view to finding better solutions for the health care sector. The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Lormus Bundhoo, made this