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Young people particularly vulnerable to mental distress and illness, says Minister Husnoo

Young people particularly vulnerable to mental distress and illness, says Minister Husnoo
Date:October 10, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS  - 10 October, 2018: Adolescence and the early years of adulthood can be times of stress and apprehension. If not recognised and managed, these feelings can lead to mental illness. The expanding use of online technologies, while undoubtedly brin


Health Minister inaugurates New Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre

Health Minister inaugurates New Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre
Date:October 08, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 October, 2018: The Nénuphar Centre, a new Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre which aims at providing a treatment programme for young drug addicts aged below 18, was inaugurated on Friday 05 October 2018 at the Long Mountain Hospital.


Virtual Reality to revolutionise treatment and medical education

Virtual Reality to revolutionise treatment and medical education
Date:October 05, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 05 October, 2018: An Open Source Seminar focusing on how Virtual Reality can revolutionise treatment and medical education was held today at the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH), Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam National Hospital in Pamplemousses


Validation workshop to finalise report on National Assessment of Health Systems Challenges and Opportunities for better NCD outcomes

Validation workshop to finalise report on National Assessment of Health Systems Challenges and Opportunities for better NCD outcomes
Date:October 02, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 02 October, 2018: Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death in Mauritius, accounting to 81% of mortality rate, said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life this morning in Pointe aux Piments. In his address at the op


Health Ministry envisages to develop strategies to reduce salt intake, says Minister Husnoo

Health Ministry envisages to develop strategies to reduce salt intake, says Minister Husnoo
Date:October 01, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 01 October, 2018: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is envisaging to develop strategies to reduce salt intake in diets as recommended by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Key salt reduction measures have been identified as one of t


Health Ministry acquires five ACRLS Ambulances

Health Ministry acquires five ACRLS Ambulances
Date:September 10, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 10 September, 2018: The Regional Hospitals around Mauritius will now be equipped with five new Advanced Cardiac Resuscitation Life Support (ACRLS) ambulances aimed at enhancing pre-hospital treatment and ambulance services in the country. The


National prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases launched at Goodlands

National prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases launched at Goodlands
Date:September 07, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 07 September, 2018: The national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), an initiative of the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, was launched yesterday at Goodlands in the presence of the Minister of Health and Quali


Health Ministry to organise conference on Hepatitis C

Health Ministry to organise conference on Hepatitis C
Date:August 08, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 08 August 2018: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will organise a Conference on Hepatitis C in October 2018.   The Conference will involve the participation of experts from the United Kingdom, Australia, Egypt and South Africa so as


Indo-Mauritian Urology Conclave focuses on knowledge sharing and latest innovation

Indo-Mauritian Urology Conclave focuses on knowledge sharing and latest innovation
Date:August 07, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 07 August, 2018:  The first edition of the Indo-Mauritian Urology Conclave 2018, aimed at discussing the latest innovation and sharing knowledge recorded in the field of urology, opened yesterday at the Radisson Blu Azuri Resorts Hotel in Rivi


Government committed to promote breastfeeding, says Health Minister

Government committed to promote breastfeeding, says Health Minister
Date:August 07, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 07 August, 2018: Government is committed to promote breastfeeding as an important public health intervention so as to make sure that every child born in Mauritius is given a good chance to survive, grow and develop into a healthy and strong yo