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110 newly-recruited doctors join the public health sector

110 newly-recruited doctors join the public health sector
Date:January 20, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 20 January, 2020: Government aspires to maintain a healthy nation and constantly improve the quality of life of Mauritians. It thus seeks to transform existing health services into a modern performing high-quality health system that is patient


Inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases

Inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent outbreak of vector-borne diseases
Date:January 16, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 16 January, 2020: ‘An inter-sectoral collaboration is key to control and prevent the outbreak of vector-borne diseases such as malaria, dengue and chikungunya, in particular during the currently prevailing cyclonic and rainy season’. The Mini


Health-related detrimental effects of alcohol consumption discussed during workshop

Health-related detrimental effects of alcohol consumption discussed during workshop
Date:January 15, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 15 January, 2020: A three-day workshop focusing on the importance of health-related detrimental effects linked to alcohol consumption, kicked-off this morning at the seat of the Ministry of Health and Wellness in Port Louis.  The Minister of H


Health Minister effects site visit for construction of new Flacq hospital

Health Minister effects site visit for construction of new Flacq hospital
Date:January 09, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 09 January, 2020: The Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, effected a site visit, yesterday, at Constance, for the construction of a new Flacq hospital to the tune of around Rs 6 billion. The consultant of the proj


Free HIV testing and counselling mark World AIDS Day 2019 in Mauritius

Free HIV testing and counselling mark World AIDS Day 2019 in Mauritius
Date:December 02, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 02 December, 2019: World AIDS Day, observed on 1 December annually, is being commemorated in Mauritius by a series of activities, aimed at raising awareness on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) nationally, and promoting voluntary HIV testing


World Diabetes Day 2019 marked by a series of activities in Mauritius

World Diabetes Day 2019 marked by a series of activities in Mauritius
Date:November 25, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 25 November, 2019: World Diabetes Day 2019 was marked by a series of activities organised, on Saturday 23 November 2019, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness at the Gymnasium of Souillac State Secondary School. The Minister of Health and Wel


Junior doctors familiarised with Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery

Junior doctors familiarised with Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery
Date:November 19, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 19 November, 2019: A seminar on Laparoscopic Gynaecology Surgery, which is part of the Medical Council’s postgraduate continuous professional development, was held on, 18 November 2019, at the Hennessy Park Hotel in Ebène. The Australian High


Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine

Mauritius-France: Fourteen doctors complete training in Emergency Medicine
Date:November 06, 2019|Domain:Health

​ GIS – 6 November 2019: Diplomas in specialisation in Emergency Medicine were awarded, yesterday, to 14 doctors of the Emergency medical services of Mauritius during a ceremony organised by the Mauritius Institute of Health, held at the School of N


Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases

Mauritius to host International Conference on Diabetes and Associated Diseases
Date:October 15, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 October, 2019: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, in collaboration with the World Community on Prevention of Diabetes Foundation, Spain and the Diabetes Foundation Mauritius, will organise an International Conference on Diabetes an


Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019

Annual Gathering to mark World Mental Health Day 2019
Date:October 10, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS – 10 October, 2019: The Brown Sequard Mental Health Care Centre (BSMHCC) commemorated World Mental Health Day 2019, this morning, in Beau Bassin by organising an annual gathering under the theme Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention. T