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International cooperation needed to effectively address drug scourge, says Prime Minister

International cooperation needed to effectively address drug scourge, says Prime Minister
Date:May 10, 2018|Domain:Education & Training--Law and Order--Health

​GIS– 10 May, 2018: The prevention of early use of drugs is not only one of the top national priorities of Mauritius but is also one of the world’s most pressing challenges, said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning at Le Siri


Mauritius to host First Session of the Joint Commission with Madagascar

Mauritius to host First Session of the Joint Commission with Madagascar
Date:May 02, 2018|Domain:Fisheries--Agriculture and Food Security--International Relations--Health--Education & Training--Public Utilities--Business & Industry

GIS – 02 May 2018: The First Session of the Joint Commission between Mauritius and the Republic of Madagascar will be held in Mauritius from 14 to 16 May 2018 The objectives of the Joint Commission are to consolidate bilateral relations between the


New Aegle Clinic inaugurated in Flacq

New Aegle Clinic inaugurated in Flacq
Date:April 26, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 26 April 2018: The new Aegle Clinic, with state-of the-art infrastructure constructed to the tune of Rs 200 million, providing quality health care facilities to the people residing in the region of Flacq and its neighbouring areas, was inaugur


Reinforcing capacity-building of Medical Health personnel

Reinforcing capacity-building of Medical Health personnel
Date:April 23, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 23 April, 2018: The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will enter into a consolidated Memorandum of Understanding with the “Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève” (HUG).    The MoU provides for a collaborative framework for a package of fac


Health Ministry launches national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases

Health Ministry launches national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases
Date:April 20, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 20 April, 2018: The national prevention campaign against Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), a joint initiative of the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life, and the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, was launche


Signing of medical twinning with South Africa in the field of hemophilia

Signing of medical twinning with South Africa in the field of hemophilia
Date:April 17, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 17 April, 2018: The Jawaharlal Nehru Hospital and the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital of South Africa signed yesterday a medical twinning in the field of hemophilia at the Victoria Hospital in Candos. The Minister of Health a


MIH and UNFPA to strengthen cooperation in reproductive health

MIH and UNFPA to strengthen cooperation in reproductive health
Date:April 16, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS  – 16 April ,2018: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aimed at strengthening regional cooperation in the field of sexual and reproductive health was signed by the Mauritius Institute of Health (MIH) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA


Mauritius hosts Regional Meeting on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy

Mauritius hosts Regional Meeting on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy
Date:April 16, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 16 April, 2018: Mauritius is hosting from 16 to 20 April 2018 the regional meeting on Accident Prevention in Radiotherapy within the framework of the project ‘Strengthening Member State Technical Capabilities in Medical Radiation Protection in


High prevalence of NDCs requires immediate attention of citizens, reiterates Health Minister

High prevalence of NDCs requires immediate attention of citizens, reiterates Health Minister
Date:April 13, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 13 April, 2018: The alarming rate in the rise of Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, hypertension and cancer in Mauritius calls for the attention of each and every citizen of the country.  Thus, the popu


Government committed to achieve ‘Health for All’ goals, states Minister Husnoo

Government committed to achieve ‘Health for All’ goals, states Minister Husnoo
Date:April 12, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS – 12 April, 2018: Government is committed to achieve the goals of ‘Health for All’ and the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will have to join forces with stakeholders comprising the private sector, United Nations Agencies, Non-Governmental