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Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs

Prime Minister Jugnauth appeals to population to come together to fight the scourge of drugs
Date:June 26, 2020|Domain:Economy & Finance--Health

​GIS – 26 June 2020: Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth appealed to the young and the population at large to make the most of life in a healthy way, take up sports activities, develop talents and engage in social work so as to take a positive out


COVID-19:Around 150 high level athletes screened

COVID-19:Around 150 high level athletes screened
Date:June 22, 2020|Domain:Health--Youth & Sports

​GIS – 22 June 2020:Around 150 athletes from the High Level Sports Unit and Trust Fund for Excellence in Sports were exposed to screening by the rapid antigen tests for covid-19 on June 20 at the Sports Medical Unit (SMU) in Vacoas so as to ensure t


PNQ: Pharmaceutical products to the tune of Rs 93 million procured since March this year, indicates Health Minister

Date:June 15, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 15 June, 2020: From 11 March 2020 till date, some Rs 93 million have been spent for the purchase of pharmaceutical products by way of emergency procurement. The payments are being processed and will be completed by end of the financial year, i


Covid-19: We should be proud of the way we have tackled the situation, says PM

Covid-19: We should be proud of the way we have tackled the situation, says PM
Date:June 12, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 12 June 2020: After 47 days without any new local Covid-19 case, all economic and social activities can now resume and we should be proud of the way we have tackled the situation, stated the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this even


An envelope of Rs 12 billion earmarked for Health sector

Date:June 10, 2020|Domain:Health

​GIS - 10 June, 2020: An envelope of around Rs12 billion has been earmarked in Budget 2020-2021 for the health sector for the current financial year as Government acknowledges that good health is a key driver to economic growth and an investment in


Covid-19: 2 new imported cases recorded

Date:June 05, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS –  05 June 2020: In its latest communique on Covid-19, today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness highlighted that two new imported cases related to the virus have been recorded, bringing the total number of active cases in Mauritius to a total


Ministry of Health targets youngsters to mark World No Tobacco Day

Date:June 01, 2020|Domain:Health--Youth & Sports

GIS - 01 June 2020: Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day. This year following the outbreak of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health and Wellness will organise specific activities to


Blood collection resumes as from 1st June 2020

Date:May 30, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS – 30 May 2020: The regular exercises of blood collection for analysis purposes will resume on Monday 1st June 2020, according to a communiqué released, today, by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Collection of blood will be carried as usu


Covid-19: Mauritius to lift curfew on 30 May 2020, at midnight, says PM

Covid-19: Mauritius to lift curfew on 30 May 2020, at midnight, says PM
Date:May 29, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS -29 May, 2020: The curfew in Mauritius imposed due to Covid-19 is being lifted on Saturday 30 May 2020, at midnight, announced the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this evening, in a televised address to the nation. As from Sunday 3


Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism

Covid-19: PM pays tribute to Police frontliners for their sacrifice and sense of patriotism
Date:May 28, 2020|Domain:Health

GIS - 28 May, 2020: The spirit of sacrifice, sense of patriotism and duty, and determination demonstrated by frontliners of the Mauritius Police Force, who have been at the service of the country, day and night, amid the Covid-19 pandemic, were laud