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Government earmarks unprecedented budget of Rs 11.7 billion annually for health sector

Government earmarks unprecedented budget of Rs 11.7 billion annually for health sector
Date:April 09, 2019|Domain:Health

 GIS - 09 April, 2019: Statistics regarding the number of people suffering from NCDs in Mauritius are alarming, constituting 81 % of diseases and 85 % of mortality in Mauritius. The core mission of the Government remains ensuring the well-being of t


Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister

Government aims at the social reintegration of drug users through health-based and person-centred approach, says Prime Minister
Date:March 18, 2019|Domain:Health--Law and Order--International Relations--Foreign Affairs

GIS - 18 March, 2019: One of Government’s main challenges in Mauritius is the establishment of a well-structured psycho-social support for drug users. Our ultimate aim is the rehabilitation and social reintegration of drug users through the developm


UNFPA to assist in formulating new national population policy for Mauritius

UNFPA to assist in formulating new national population policy for Mauritius
Date:February 20, 2019|Domain:Health

​The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) will assist in the formulation of the new national population policy for Mauritius which will, among others, address issues that are critical for the demography of the country such as fertility and ageing


Prime Minister chairs First High Level Drugs and HIV Council

Prime Minister chairs First High Level Drugs and HIV Council
Date:January 09, 2019|Domain:Health

GIS - 09 January, 2019: The High Level Drugs and HIV Council’s first meeting was chaired yesterday by the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit, Minister of Finance and Economic Development,


CABINET DECISIONS – 16 NOVEMBER 2018

Date:November 16, 2018|Domain:Economy--Family--Education & Training--Health--Tourism

​  CABINET DECISIONS – 16 NOVEMBER 2018   1.         Cabinet has agreed to the introduction of the new Mauritius Family Planning and Welfare Association Bill into the National Assembly.  The main object of the Bill is to repeal the Mauritius Fami


Three Police Officers receive commendation letters from Prime Minister

Three Police Officers receive commendation letters from Prime Minister
Date:May 31, 2018|Domain:Law and Order--Health--Civil Service

GIS – 31 May 2018: Three Police Officers received letters of commendation from the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External Communications and National Development Unit and Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr. Pravind Kumar Ju


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


Indian President unveils foundation stone of new ENT Hospital

Indian President unveils foundation stone of new ENT Hospital
Date:March 13, 2018|Domain:Health--International Relations

GIS  – 13 March 2018: The President of the Republic of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who is on a State Visit and the chief Guest of the Government on the occasion of celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Independence of Mauritius, unveiled