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Need to re-establish breastfeeding as preferred choice of feeding for all infants, says Minister Husnoo

Need to re-establish breastfeeding as preferred choice of feeding for all infants, says Minister Husnoo
Date:February 20, 2018|Domain:Health--Education & Training

GIS  – 20 February 2018: My vision is to re-establish breastfeeding as the preferred choice of feeding for all infants in the early months of life, said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, this morning at the launching of a


Sports Medicine Programme launched at St Joseph’s College

Sports Medicine Programme launched at St Joseph’s College
Date:February 15, 2018|Domain:Youth & Sports--Health

​GIS – 15 February, 2018:  A Sports Medicine Programme that covers physical fitness and the treatment and prevention of injuries related to sports and exercise was launched this morning at the St Joseph’s College in Curepipe. The Minister of Health


IAEA Task Force Meeting to be held in March 2018 in Mauritius

IAEA Task Force Meeting to be held in March 2018 in Mauritius
Date:February 12, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Education & Training--Agriculture and Food Security--Health

GIS – 12 February, 2018: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) – Task Force Meeting to develop the new Regional Strategic Cooperative Framework 2019-2023 for Africa will be held in Mauritius in March 2018.  The IAEA is developing a new Afri


World Cancer Day 2018: Health Ministry launches series of activities

World Cancer Day 2018: Health Ministry launches series of activities
Date:February 09, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 09 February, 2018: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will be carrying out various activities throughout the year to mark World Cancer Day 2018. The aim is to sensitise the population on cancer, the risk factors, and the preventive mea


Prevention and control of Chikungunya, Dengue, Malaria and Zika are critical, says Minister Husnoo

Prevention and control of Chikungunya, Dengue, Malaria and Zika are critical, says Minister Husnoo
Date:February 08, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 February, 2018: The prevention and control of chikungunya, dengue, malaria and zika are critical for Mauritius because our island is vulnerable to outbreaks of the above mentioned diseases. This statement was made this morning by the Minist


New 150-bed eye hospital in the pipeline

New 150-bed eye hospital in the pipeline
Date:January 11, 2018|Domain:Health--International Relations

GIS – 11 January 2018: “The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is working on the modalities for the setting up of a 150-bed eye hospital in Réduit, which is expected to be completed within two years’ time.” This announcement was made by the


Hexavalent Vaccine introduced in national immunization programme

Hexavalent Vaccine introduced in national immunization programme
Date:January 10, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 10 January, 2018: The Hexavalent Vaccine which provides immunity against six important preventable childhood diseases with a single injection at each visit is being introduced in the National Expanded Programme of Immunisation. The six-in-o


Meeting on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy to be held in Mauritius

Meeting on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy to be held in Mauritius
Date:January 04, 2018|Domain:International Relations--Sustainable Development--Health

GIS – 04 January, 2018: The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will hold a meeting in Mauritius in April 2018 on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy within the framework of the project “RAF9059 Strengthening Member State Technical Capabilitie