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Covid-19: Economic growth of Mauritius may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, stated the Finance Minister

Covid-19: Economic growth of Mauritius may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, stated the Finance Minister
Date:February 27, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

GIS - 27 February, 2020: According to the estimates of the Bank of Mauritius and Business Mauritius, the impact of the Covid-19 on the economic growth of the country may slow down between 0.1% to 0.3%, highlighted the Minister of Finance, Economic P


Covid-19: Ministerial committee reinforces temporary preventive measures

Covid-19: Ministerial committee reinforces temporary preventive measures
Date:February 25, 2020|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs--Tourism

GIS - 25 February, 2020: The ministerial committee on the Covid-19, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communications, Minister for Rodrigues, Outer Islands and Territorial Integrity, Mr Prav


Health Programme to encourage early detection of NCDs and timely treatment to students

Health Programme to encourage early detection of NCDs and timely treatment to students
Date:February 12, 2020|Domain:Health--Education & Training

GIS - 12 February, 2020: A health programme targeting students of the Grade 7, 9 and 12 at all secondary schools is being conducted across the island with the objective to facilitate early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) and their risk


Coronavirus: All incoming passengers to undergo strict screening

Coronavirus: All incoming passengers to undergo strict screening
Date:February 11, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

GIS - 11 February, 2020: Passengers from all flights will undergo strict screening at the SSR International Airport as Government reinforces its preventive measures following the outbreak of the Coronavirus. After the New Souillac Hospital and the A


Coronavirus: Temporary ban on import of live animals only including fish from China

Coronavirus: Temporary ban on import of live animals only including fish from China
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Health--Consumer Protection

GIS - 10 February, 2020: The authorities in Mauritius have been constantly monitoring the situation relating to the Novel Coronavirus since its outbreak and have accordingly been following the various reports issued by the World Health Organisation.


e-Health system operational at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Rodrigues

e-Health system operational at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Rodrigues
Date:February 10, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 10 February, 2020: The digitalisation of the health service in Rodrigues is now a reality. The e-Health project, launched in October 2018, at the tune of Rs 17 million, became operational, this week, with its implementation at the Queen Elizab


Free medication for hepatitis C patients

Free medication for hepatitis C patients
Date:February 07, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 07 February, 2020: Free medication will be provided by a UK-based biopharmaceutical company, Gilead Sciences, to patients suffering from hepatitis C in Mauritius under a medicine donation programme, announced yesterday, the Prime Minister, Min


Coronavirus: Mauritian nationals urged to contact Mauritius’s Embassy in Beijing

Coronavirus: Mauritian nationals urged to contact Mauritius’s Embassy in Beijing
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Foreign Affairs--Health

GIS – 06 February, 2020: Mauritian nationals who are in China and who have not yet registered with the Embassy of Mauritius in Beijing, China, are being called upon by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade to


World Cancer Day 2020: Mauritians urged to go for cancer screening

World Cancer Day 2020: Mauritians urged to go for cancer screening
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 06 February, 2020: The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, urged Mauritians to go for cancer screening as early detection of cancer greatly increases the chances for successful treatment and reduces the risks of p


National Cancer Registry: Annual Report 2018 released

National Cancer Registry: Annual Report 2018 released
Date:February 06, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS- 06 February, 2020: The 2018 Annual Report of the National Cancer Registry of the Republic of Mauritius was released, yesterday, by the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, during the launching of activities in the c