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Health Awareness programme sensitises citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle

Health Awareness programme sensitises citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle
Date:October 19, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 19 October, 2018: A Health and Wellness Screening and Awareness session aiming to sensitise citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle was held yesterday at the Trèfles Community Centre in Rose Hill in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister,


Inauguration of New Centre Dedicated to Support Women fighting Breast Cancer

Inauguration of New Centre Dedicated to Support Women fighting Breast Cancer
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 18 October, 2018: The Valérie Sénèque Breast Cancer Care Centre, dedicated to support women suffering from breast cancer and help them lead a normal life despite the prevalent stigmatisation of the disease, was inaugurated yesterday at Petit B


Health Minister calls for an integrated approach to Hepatitis C treatment

Health Minister calls for an integrated approach to Hepatitis C treatment
Date:October 16, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 16 October, 2016: We need to ensure that there is an integrated approach regarding Hepatitis C. The new initiatives of the Government build upon services already in place to reduce the spread of Hepatitis C, including methadone treatment and t


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