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Minister Husnoo lauds key role of nurses in health services

Minister Husnoo lauds key role of nurses in health services
Date:October 13, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS - 13 October, 2017: In a constantly changing health environment, training and capacity-building programmes of nurses are fundamental to enhance the health sector as they play a key role in delivering quality health services.  The Minister of He


All measures taken to prevent transmission of plague, reassures Health Minister

All measures taken to prevent transmission of plague, reassures Health Minister
Date:October 12, 2017|Domain:Health--Tourism

​GIS - 12 October 2017: All precautionary and control measures are being taken at the airport and the port. Surveillance is also being reinforced at all levels in a bid to prevent transmission of pneumonic plague which is currently affecting Madagas


Health Ministry to introduce community psychiatric care services, Dr Husnoo says

Health Ministry to introduce community psychiatric care services, Dr Husnoo says
Date:October 12, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS – 12 October 2017: The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, announced a shift in mental health care from long-term institution to community-based care through the implementation of community psychiatric care. He made this ann


New cancer centre to be constructed in Vacoas, announces Minister Husnoo

New cancer centre to be constructed in Vacoas, announces Minister Husnoo
Date:October 06, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS – 06 October, 2017: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will proceed with the construction of a new state-of-the-art cancer centre in Vacoas with the collaboration of the Hospital Service Consultancy Corporation (HSCC) Limited from India.


Mauritius Prison Service must contribute to eradicate drug problem, states Minister Husnoo

Mauritius Prison Service must contribute to eradicate drug problem, states Minister Husnoo
Date:October 06, 2017|Domain:Health--Law and Order

GIS – 06 October, 2017: Since prisons form part and parcel of the community, the Mauritius Prison Service has the responsibility to bring its contribution to eradicate drug problem in the Mauritian society and to support and empower substance abusin


A National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to be set up at Victoria Hospital, says Minister Husnoo

A National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to be set up at Victoria Hospital, says Minister Husnoo
Date:October 05, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS– 05 October 2017: A 14 bed capacity National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will be set up at Victoria Hospital in Candos by March 2018 to cater for critically ill preterm babies from across Mauritius. The announcement was made by the Mini


Minister Husnoo urges parents to inculcate healthy habits in children

Minister Husnoo urges parents to inculcate healthy habits in children
Date:October 03, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS– 03 October 2017: Parents need to inculcate healthy habits in their children by teaching them the importance of having a balanced diet and doing physical exercise regularly. The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, made this


Mauritius to observe World Heart Day

Mauritius to observe World Heart Day
Date:September 25, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS – 25 September 2017: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will launch a series of activities to mark the World Heart Day, observed annually on 29 September. The various activities comprise screening exercises, talks, and exhibitions on ca


Health desks to be set up in 5 Women Empowerment Centres to curb substance abuse

Health desks to be set up in 5 Women Empowerment Centres to curb substance abuse
Date:September 15, 2017|Domain:Gender--Health

GIS – 15 September 2017: The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, is setting up, on a pilot basis, health desks in five Women Empowerment Centres for the


Several activities organised to observe World Suicide Prevention Day

Several activities organised to observe World Suicide Prevention Day
Date:September 05, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS - 05 September, 2017: World Suicide Prevention Day, aimed at preventing suicide by promoting worldwide action, will be observed on 10 September 2017. The theme for this year is “Take a minute, change a life”. In this context, a series of activi