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New Cancer Centre in Vacoas to be operational in May 2020, says Prime Minister

New Cancer Centre in Vacoas to be operational in May 2020, says Prime Minister
Date:March 05, 2020|Domain:Health

​GIS - 05 March, 2020: The New Centre for the treatment of cancer, constructed to the tune of Rs 1 billion in Vacoas, will be operational in May 2020, announced, yesterday, the Prime Minister, Minister of Defence, Home Affairs and External Communica


Government gears up to reduce socio-economic impact of Covid-19

Government gears up to reduce socio-economic impact of Covid-19
Date:March 04, 2020|Domain:Health

​GIS - 04 March, 2020: The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, announced a series of measures to reduce the socio-economic impact of Covid-19 for Mauritius, at a press conference, this afternoon, at the Treasury Building, in Port Louis. The


Covid-19: Mauritius bars entry to foreign passengers from Italy and Iran

Covid-19: Mauritius bars entry to foreign passengers from Italy and Iran
Date:February 28, 2020|Domain:Health--Tourism

​GIS - 28 February, 2020: Foreign passengers coming from or having stayed in Italy and Iran during the last 14 days will not be allowed to enter Mauritius. As for Mauritians coming from these countries, they will be automatically placed in quarantin


Free medication for hepatitis C patients

Free medication for hepatitis C patients
Date:February 07, 2020|Domain:Health

​GIS - 07 February, 2020: Free medication will be provided by a UK-based biopharmaceutical company, Gilead Sciences, to patients suffering from hepatitis C in Mauritius under a medicine donation programme, announced yesterday, the Prime Minister, Mi