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Regional Training Course for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists on nuclear cardiology

Regional Training Course for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists on nuclear cardiology
Date:November 13, 2018|Domain:Health--Education & Training

GIS – 13 November 2018: A five-day regional training course on nuclear cardiology for Nuclear Medicine Physicians and Cardiologists kick started, yesterday, at Voilà Hotel in Bagatelle. Some 20 participants from 13 African countries which form part


National strategy for healthcare and wellness and traditional medicine hospital discussed

National strategy for healthcare and wellness and traditional medicine hospital discussed
Date:November 09, 2018|Domain:Health--Foreign Affairs

GIS– 09 November, 2018: The elaboration of a national strategy for healthcare and wellness and the setting up of a modern university hospital dedicated AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) was discussed, yesterday, d


The 28th Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien held in Mauritius

The 28th Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien held in Mauritius
Date:November 05, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 05 November, 2018: Mauritius hosted the 28th  Congrès de la Fédération Pharmaceutique de l'Océan Indien (FPOI) on 2 and 3 November 2018 at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort in Balaclava. The Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Mahen Jhugroo,


Need to evaluate International Health Regulations core capacities to meet international standards, says Dr Husnoo

Need to evaluate International Health Regulations core capacities to meet international standards, says Dr Husnoo
Date:October 30, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 30 October, 2018: The implementation of International Health Regulations (IHR) is in the interest of all of us. We live in a global village where passengers, cargos, vectors and diseases travel at jet speed around the world and are easily spre


World Polio Day 2018 observed at the Physically Handicapped Welfare Association

World Polio Day 2018 observed at the Physically Handicapped Welfare Association
Date:October 25, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS– 25 October, 2018: World Polio Day 2018 was marked yesterday during an event at the seat of the Physically Handicapped Welfare Association (PHWA) in Rose Hill.  The Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Local Government and Outer Islands, Minister of


Health Awareness programme sensitises citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle

Health Awareness programme sensitises citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle
Date:October 19, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 19 October, 2018: A Health and Wellness Screening and Awareness session aiming to sensitise citizens on leading a physically fit lifestyle was held yesterday at the Trèfles Community Centre in Rose Hill in presence of the Vice-Prime Minister,


Inauguration of New Centre Dedicated to Support Women fighting Breast Cancer

Inauguration of New Centre Dedicated to Support Women fighting Breast Cancer
Date:October 18, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 18 October, 2018: The Valérie Sénèque Breast Cancer Care Centre, dedicated to support women suffering from breast cancer and help them lead a normal life despite the prevalent stigmatisation of the disease, was inaugurated yesterday at Petit B


Health Minister calls for an integrated approach to Hepatitis C treatment

Health Minister calls for an integrated approach to Hepatitis C treatment
Date:October 16, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 16 October, 2016: We need to ensure that there is an integrated approach regarding Hepatitis C. The new initiatives of the Government build upon services already in place to reduce the spread of Hepatitis C, including methadone treatment and t


Young people particularly vulnerable to mental distress and illness, says Minister Husnoo

Young people particularly vulnerable to mental distress and illness, says Minister Husnoo
Date:October 10, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS  - 10 October, 2018: Adolescence and the early years of adulthood can be times of stress and apprehension. If not recognised and managed, these feelings can lead to mental illness. The expanding use of online technologies, while undoubtedly brin


Health Minister inaugurates New Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre

Health Minister inaugurates New Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre
Date:October 08, 2018|Domain:Health

GIS - 08 October, 2018: The Nénuphar Centre, a new Detoxification and Rehabilitation Centre which aims at providing a treatment programme for young drug addicts aged below 18, was inaugurated on Friday 05 October 2018 at the Long Mountain Hospital.