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Highlights of Health Statistics Report 2016

Highlights of Health Statistics Report 2016
Date:December 29, 2017|Domain:Health

​GIS – 29 December 2017: The estimated resident population for Mauritius as at 31 December 2016 was 1 221 150 compared to 1 220 530 as at 31 December 2015. The increase of 620 in the number of resident population, that is, 0.05%, is highlighted in t


Health Minister inaugurates Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit at Jeetoo Hospital

Health Minister inaugurates Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit at Jeetoo Hospital
Date:December 19, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS - 19 December, 2017: Government is determined to provide quality services to all citizens by placing health care at the core of its agenda with the priority of making the latest medical technology accessible to all. The Minister of Health and Q


Science, technology and innovation crucial to Africa’s sustainable future, says President Gurib-Fakim

Science, technology and innovation crucial to Africa’s sustainable future, says President Gurib-Fakim
Date:November 29, 2017|Domain:Health--Education & Training--International Relations--Sustainable Development

GIS – 29 November, 2017: Science, technology and innovation are crucial to Africa’s progress and sustainable future, said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, yesterday at the launching of the third edition of the United Nations Ed


First batch of 80 students starts National Diploma in Nursing

First batch of 80 students starts National Diploma in Nursing
Date:November 27, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS – 27 November, 2017: A first cohort of 80 students is starting today a three-year full time National Diploma course in nursing at Polytechnics Pamplemousses campus.  The programme is jointly offered by Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd (PML) and the Mi


Health Ministry to undertake Intensive diabetes action study soon

Health Ministry to undertake Intensive diabetes action study soon
Date:November 15, 2017|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 November 2017: “The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will soon be conducting the Mauritius intensive diabetes action study, whose objective will be to determine the best interventions in preventing or at least slowing diabetes complic


Health Ministry and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh formalise collaboration

Health Ministry and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh formalise collaboration
Date:November 14, 2017|Domain:Health--International Relations--Education & Training

GIS - 14 November, 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, based in Scotland, formalising the collaborative endeavour between the two institutions


World Haemophilia Federation includes Mauritius in twinning programme

World Haemophilia Federation includes Mauritius in twinning programme
Date:October 25, 2017|Domain:Health--International Relations

​GIS – 25 October, 2017: Government has taken note of the twinning of the Haematology Unit of Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital, Rose Belle, with Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa.    Mauritius has been chosen to


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