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Mega Blood Donation 2016 aims at securing a reliable blood bank

Mega Blood Donation 2016 aims at securing a reliable blood bank
Date:December 22, 2016|Domain:Health

​GIS - 22 December, 2016: There is a critical need to have a blood bank to handle emergency cases during the festive period, highlighted the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, at the Mega Blood Donation, held on 21 December 2016,


Quality care for all is the set objective, says Health Minister

Quality care for all is the set objective, says Health Minister
Date:December 12, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS - 12 December, 2016: The press conference was organised jointly by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care, Cardiac Centre.   The Minister underpinned the efforts of the Government in providing


Health Minister appeals to population to fight drug abuse

Health Minister appeals to population to fight drug abuse
Date:December 06, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS – 06 December 2016: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, reiterated his appeal to the population to strive together to prevent drug use and drug abuse from ruining the life of young people. He made this statement yesterday


New wing of Cardiac Centre opens at Victoria Hospital

New wing of Cardiac Centre opens at Victoria Hospital
Date:December 05, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS – 05 December 2016: The Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care has set up a new wing of the cardiac centre at Victoria Hospital in Candos. The new wing is an extension of the cardiac centre and is in line with Government’s objective to decentra


World AIDS Day 2016: Advocating for prevention

World AIDS Day 2016: Advocating for prevention
Date:December 01, 2016|Domain:Health

​GIS - 01 December, 2016: Even if remarkable progress has been made in reducing the rate of growth in new HIV infections, prevention remains the major way to keep risks of infections at bay. This was the message of the Minister of Health and Quality


Health Minister deplores misuse and abuse of antibiotics

Health Minister deplores misuse and abuse of antibiotics
Date:November 21, 2016|Domain:Health

​GIS – 21 November 2016: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, expressed concern regarding the use, misuse and abuse of antibiotics which is causing increasing antibiotic resistance. He was speaking at the opening of a workshop


World Diabetes Day 2016: Healthy lifestyle crucial to combat diabetes

World Diabetes Day 2016: Healthy lifestyle crucial to combat diabetes
Date:November 17, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS – 17 November 2016: An appeal to adopt healthy habits as an effective preventive measure against diabetes was made by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, yesterday at Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix at t


UK-based team operates on children with congenital heart disease

UK-based team operates on children with congenital heart disease
Date:November 17, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS – 17 November 2016: A team ‘from Healing Little Hearts’, a United Kingdom based charity that sends specialist medical personnel to India, Malaysia and Africa to perform lifesaving heart operations on babies and children, is presently in Mauritiu


National Health Accounts being institutionalised in Mauritius

National Health Accounts being institutionalised in Mauritius
Date:November 15, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS – 15 November 2016: The National Health Accounts (NHA), an internationally accepted tool for summarising, describing, and analysing the financing of national health systems, are in the process of institutionalisation in Mauritius. The institut


HIV Rapid Testing: One step forward to combat AIDS

HIV Rapid Testing: One step forward to combat AIDS
Date:November 08, 2016|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 November 2016: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is in the process of validating the National HIV and AIDS Action Plan 2017-2021 in the context of the 90-90-90 treatment initiative. To this effect, certificates were awarded to 22 p