Fever: dengue is progressing rapidly in Vallée-des-Prêtres

Three new cases of dengue have just been recorded in Vallée-des-Prêtres. This brings the number of cases identified there to 12. The Ministry of Health says it is monitoring the situation closely. He began a large-scale fumigation exercise throughout the region and surrounding communities to prevent the spread of the disease. The inhabitants of Vallée-des-Prêtres […]

Flu: the vaccination program again available

The vaccination program in the five regional hospitals will resume normally from this Friday, June 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. A shipment of influenza vaccines arrived in the country yesterday afternoon. Other shipments are planned in the coming days, we were told on the side of the Ministry of Health. The service had […]

Socovia: about twenty dead oxen, no animal of this company delivered for the Qurbani

Twenty oxen have died in the past 24 hours at the park of the Socovia company, the main importer of cattle in Mauritius, said Agro-industry Minister Mahen Seeruttun, on Radio Plus, this Monday afternoon, September 5. Therefore, no animal from Socovia Park in St-Martin can be delivered for the Eid-Ul-Adha festival which will be celebrated […]

Riambel: he accuses his ex-boyfriend of having transmitted HIV-AIDS to him

A young man accuses his ex-boyfriend of having transmitted HIV / AIDS to him. In his complaint to the police, the 25-year-old said he lived with the latter for a year. But they ended up breaking up. However, the accused, a resident of Riambel, called the young man to confess that he was infected with […]

Abuse of an 18-month-old baby: parents charged

The parents of an 18-month-old baby have been arrested for child abuse. The mother and father, aged 20 and 24 respectively, were both indicted in the Pamplemousses court on Monday, August 21. They had to pay a deposit of Rs 7,000 rupees each. The 18-month-old baby, who suffers from tuberculosis, has missed several hospital appointments […]

Rotation system in hospitals: Minister Husnoo and Dr Sewsurn cross swords

Anwar Husnoo, Minister of Health, and Dr Vimesh Sewsurn, President of the Medical & Health Officers Association, clashed from a distance on the program “Au coeur de l’info”. The debates focused in particular on overtime paid to 475 junior doctors. According to the minister, they each received about Rs 500,000 during the financial year 2016-2017. […]

Pravind Jugnauth: “People need to be aware of the harm of alcohol”

People need to be aware of the harm of alcohol because it has an impact on their health; especially as an annual budget of Rs 10.9 billion is allocated to the Ministry of Health. This is what Finance Minister Pravind Jugnauth said during the launch of a campaign against alcohol abuse at the Providence community […]

Dengue: 10 cases identified in total

10 cases of dengue have been detected to date in Mauritius. They have been identified in the Port-Louis region. This is what emerges from a press release issued by the Ministry of Health on Saturday March 14. All the patients were taken care of by the ministry. They are all in stable health. “The Ministry […]

Malaria: 40 imported cases identified in Mauritius in 2019

The Ministry of Health is reassuring after the death in Mauritius of a Ghanaian tourist due to malaria last week. Dr Vasantrao Gujadhur, director of health services, affirms that there has been no local case of malaria recorded in Mauritius since 1997. On the other hand, he indicates that 40 imported cases of this disease […]