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Mauritius:Health Ministry to Undertake Intensive Diabetes Action Study Soon
[Government of Mauritius] "The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will soon be conducting the Mauritius intensive diabetes action study, whose objective will be to determine the best interventions in preventing or at least slowing diabetes complications." (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Global Campaign for Mercury-Free Dentistry Targets Africa
By Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 2017 (IPS)A vibrant global campaign to ban the use of mercury in dentistry is shifting direction: moving from Europe to the developing world. Charlie Brown, Attorney & President of the World Alliance for Mercury-Free Dentistry, an organization which is spearheading the campaign, told African and Asian delegates at a meeting in Geneva late September: “When you return to your home countries, please do as the European Union has done: phase out amalgam for children now, for one simple reason: The children of your nation are equally important as the children of Europe.”Presid...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - November 13, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Environment Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Understanding the Berlin patient's unexpected cure
(Oregon Health& Science University) Researchers have a new way to understand the much-studied Berlin patient's unexpected cure from HIV and improve outcomes of stem cell transplants for patients with other blood-related diseases such as leukemia and sickle-cell disease. A team at Oregon Health& Science University has shown a species of monkey called Mauritian cynomolgus macaques can successfully receive stem cell transplants. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Minister Husnoo Lauds Key Role of Nurses in Health Services
[Government of Mauritius] In a constantly changing health environment, training and capacity-building programmes of nurses are fundamental to enhance the health sector as they play a key role in delivering quality health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius:Minister Husnoo Lauds Key Role of Nurses in Health Services
[Government of Mauritius] In a constantly changing health environment, training and capacity-building programmes of nurses are fundamental to enhance the health sector as they play a key role in delivering quality health services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 13, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: All Measures Taken to Prevent Transmission of Plague, Reassures Health Minister
[Government of Mauritius] All precautionary and control measures are being taken at the airport and the port. Surveillance is also being reinforced at all levels in a bid to prevent transmission of pneumonic plague which is currently affecting Madagascar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: New Cancer Centre to Be Constructed in Vacoas, Announces Minister Husnoo
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will proceed with the construction of a new state-of-the-art cancer centre in Vacoas with the collaboration of the Hospital Service Consultancy Corporation (HSCC) Limited from India. Under mutual government agreement between India and Mauritius, the HSCC will assist the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life as consultant. The construction of the new cancer centre is expected to start early in 2018 and will be completed in about 15 months. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: A National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Be Set Up At Victoria Hospital, Says Minister Husnoo
[Government of Mauritius] A 14 bed capacity National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will be set up at Victoria Hospital in Candos by March 2018 to cater for critically ill preterm babies from across Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritius:A National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to Be Set Up At Victoria Hospital, Says Minister Husnoo
[Government of Mauritius] A 14 bed capacity National Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) will be set up at Victoria Hospital in Candos by March 2018 to cater for critically ill preterm babies from across Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - October 5, 2017 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritius: Senior Citizens - A Vital Guide for Youth and Society, Says Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The elderly population, with their enriching life experience, represent an essential guide for the younger generation of the country. The Mauritian society as a whole must benefit from their advice and principles so as to foster a harmonious society imbued with values. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 5, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius to Observe World Heart Day
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will launch a series of activities to mark the World Heart Day, observed annually on 29 September. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Deals this week: Aspen Global Incorporated, Zhejiang Conba Pharmaceutical, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries
Mauritius-based holding company Aspen Global Incorporated (AGI) has signed an agreement with AstraZeneca to acquire the rights to the latter ’s anaesthetic treatments portfolio for $555m. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - September 21, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Seychelles: President to Work With Mauritius on Drug User Rehabilitation
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and Mauritius will exchange experiences in the rehabilitation of drug users and cooperate in the social and education sectors, according to discussions between the leaders of the two countries on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 21, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Monetary Policy Committee Cuts Down Key Repo Rate to 3.50%
[Government of Mauritius] The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Bank of Mauritius has brought down the Key Repo Rate by 50 basis points from 4.00 per cent per annum to 3.50 per cent per annum at its meeting held last week in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Allied Health Professionals Council Act to Come Into Operation Shortly
[Government of Mauritius] The Allied Health Professionals Council Act would be proclaimed to come into operation on 01 September 2017. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Health Ministry Signs Agreement With Indian Company to Improve Health Care Services
[Government of Mauritius] Government is committed to improve and implement several major projects in the health sector so as to provide the best medical treatment as well as raising the standard of health care for the Mauritian population. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: National Action Plan On Antimicrobial Resistance for Period 2017-2021
[Government of Mauritius] A National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance for period 2017-2021 has been elaborated in line with the Resolution of the World Health Assembly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: 'Les Gestes Qui Sauvent' Sensitisation Campaign Launched By Health Minister
[Government of Mauritius] A sensitisation campaign on "les gestes qui sauvent", organised at the initiative of the Mauritius Red Cross Society in collaboration with the Rose-Hill Transport Bus Services Ltd, was launched yesterday at Voila Bagatelle Hotel in presence of the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Leading Experts Share Latest Insights On Management, Prevention and Control of Diabetes
[Government of Mauritius] Some 200 leading experts in the field of diabetes gathered from 28 to 30 July 2017 at the Intercontinental Mauritius Resort in Balaclava for a three-day International Conference on diabetes and associated diseases to take stock of the latest technological and medical advances as well as the medical innovation in every aspect of diabetes. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 31, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

US Lags Far Behind in Banning Dental Health Hazard
Example of mercury use in the healthcare sector. From left to right: Mercury Sphygmomanometer, Dental Amalgam and a Fever Thermometer. Credit: UNDPBy Thalif DeenUNITED NATIONS, Jul 31 2017 (IPS)The United States is lagging far behind its Western allies – and perhaps most of the key developing countries – in refusing to act decisively to end a longstanding health and environmental hazard: the use of mercury in dentistry. The 28-member European Union (EU), with an estimated population of over 510 million people, recently announced its decision to ban amalgam use in children under age 15, pregnant women, and breas...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 31, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Thalif Deen Tags: Environment Featured Global Global Governance Headlines Health Inequity IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Regional Categories Sustainability TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Mauritius: Government to Spearhead Efforts to Provide Quality Health Care, Says Minister Husnoo
[Government of Mauritius] Government will continue to spearhead efforts to provide the best medical treatment to the population and bring over foreign doctors and experts for advanced medical cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 28, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: MOU Paves the Way for Training in Nursing and Paramedical Fields
[Government of Mauritius] A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) providing for the training of both Mauritian and international students in Nursing and Paramedical fields was signed on 21 July 2017 in Port Louis between Polytechnics Mauritius Ltd and the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 25, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Health Minister Appeals for Healthy Lifestyle to Prevent NCDs
[Government of Mauritius] Early detection of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) is critical to the effective control of the disease and to prevent severe complications at a later stage and most of NCDs are preventable through a healthy lifestyle. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: The Allied Health Professionals Council Bill to Be Introduced Into the National Assembly
[Government of Mauritius] Government has agreed to introduce the Allied Health Professionals Council Bill into the National Assembly. The Bill provides for the establishment of the Allied Health Professionals Council of Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 4, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Developing Countries Urged to Display Large Graphic Health Warnings On Tobacco Packaging
[Government of Mauritius] The imperative for developing countries to accelerate the implementation of Article 11 of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) was highlighted by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Dr Anwar Husnoo, yesterday at the opening ceremony of a Sub-Regional Meeting on Graphic Health Warnings at Le Meridien Hotel in Balaclava. Article 11 of the FCTC requires Parties to the Convention to use large, rotating health warnings on all tobacco product packaging and la (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 20, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa Drives Global Action Against Mercury Use
Olubunmi Olusanya of the Federal Ministry of Environment, Nigeria is keen on phasing out mercury-added products. Credit: Miriam Gathigah/IPSBy Miriam GathigahNAIROBI, May 30 2017 (IPS)With a new international treaty, an increasing number of African countries are committing to phasing out mercury, a significant health and environmental hazard.Research has shown that maternal exposure to mercury from contaminated fish can cause learning disabilities in developing babies. When inhaled, mercury vapor can also affect the central nervous system, impair mental capacity and, depending on levels of exposure, even lead to death.&quo...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Miriam Gathigah Tags: Africa Environment Featured Global Headlines Health Women's Health mercury Minamata Convention on Mercury Zero Mercury Working Group (ZMWG) Source Type: news

Africa and India – Sharing the Development Journey
Djibouti Port. Credit: James Jeffrey/IPSBy Akinwumi AdesinaABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire, May 19 2017 (IPS)Africa, like India, is a continent of rich and compelling diversity. Both continents share a similar landscape, a shared colonial history, and similar economic and demographic challenges. This helps both India and Africa work especially well with each other. This cooperation is both a mutual privilege and priority. At the end of the 2015 India-Africa Forum Summit, Indian Prime Minister Modi announced very substantial credits and grant assistance which benefitted our relationship. In addition to an India-Africa Developm...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Akinwumi Adesina Tags: Africa Aid Asia-Pacific Development & Aid Economy & Trade Energy Featured Green Economy Headlines Health Labour Trade & Investment African Development Bank (AfDB) Source Type: news

Mauritius invites primate research labs to set up shop
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - May 4, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Wadman, M. Tags: Pharmacology, Toxicology, Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news

Mauritius: Home Economics Training Programmes to Be Reviewed for Better Services
[Government of Mauritius] The training and capacity building programmes offered by the Home Economics Unit of the Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare will be reviewed with a view to introduce Home Economics modules that are in line with public demands. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 23, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Hidden crystals offer clue to a geological riddle
A South African scientist believes that zircons found on Mauritius may be the remants of a buried continental fragmentOceanic crust lives fast and dies young, usually being dragged down asubduction zone after 250m years or so. By contrast, continental crust lives to a ripe old age, with some of the oldest continental crust on Earth – dating to 4bn years – found in Canada and Greenland.But geologists have long been puzzled as to why there isn ’t more continental crust bobbing around. Now new research indicates that some of it might be hidden underneath ocean-island volcanoes.Continue reading... (Source: Gu...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - March 5, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Kate Ravilious Tags: Geology World news Science Volcanoes Source Type: news

New Continent Zealandia Is Discovered Underwater
Hail, Zealandia! It’s not the lost city of Atlantis, but scientists say they’re convinced they have discovered the planet’s eighth continent sprawling underwater beneath New Zealand. Australia and adjacent New Zealand have always been considered the continent of Australia. But now, researchers have found that New Zealand rests on a separate 1.8 million-square-mile continental crust, rather than oceanic crust. The continent, dubbed Zealandia, also includes New Caledonia and other islands and territories in that section of the southwest Pacific Ocean, according to a paper published this week by the Geologic...
Source: Science - The Huffington Post - February 18, 2017 Category: Science Source Type: news

Found: A Lost Continent! (Really)
You’d think it would be hard to misplace an entire continent, what with the mountains and trees and all that other hard-to-miss stuff. Now, however, it seems that one of Earth’s continents indeed went missing. The good news is, it’s at last been found, lying below the waters of the Indian Ocean, beneath the tiny, 790 sq. mi. (2,040 sq. km) island of Mauritius. Mauritius long drew the attention of geologists and other scientists because of one curious feature: it’s strong gravitational pull. Earth’s gravity is not completely uniform at all places across the globe, but can be slightly stronger o...
Source: TIME: Top Science and Health Stories - February 2, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized Atlantis geology Gondwanaland lost continent minerals onetime Science zircon Source Type: news

Researchers confirm the existence of a 'lost continent' under Mauritius
(University of the Witwatersrand) Scientists have confirmed the existence of a 'lost continent' under the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius that was left-over by the break-up of the supercontinent, Gondwana, which started about 200 million years ago. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - January 31, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Africa: Call to Raise Herbal Medicine Standards
[SciDev.Net] Accra -Africa needs to develop standards to assure the safety and benefit of its herbal medicines, says Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, president of Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 26, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Call to raise herbal medicine standards
Awards honour African women working in health, with Mauritius president calling for focus on medicinal plant safety. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - January 26, 2017 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Mauritius: Capacity Building - a Crucial Element in Suicide Prevention Among Youth
[Government of Mauritius] The importance of capacity building in empowering key stakeholders on youth suicide prevention, suicide risk management and support was the main focus of the message of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, and Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, this morning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 19, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Health Minister Urges Newly Qualified Doctors to Go for Super-Specialisation
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, urged the 120 newly qualified doctors enlisted as pre-registration house officers to embrace the challenge of super-specialisation, which is considered as the medicine of the future. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 18, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Health Ministry Adopts General Guidelines for Antibiotic Prescription
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life has adopted General Guidelines for Antibiotic Prescription. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 12, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mega Blood Donation 2016
[Government of Mauritius] There is a critical need to have a blood bank to handle emergency cases during the festive period, highlighted the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, at the Mega Blood Donation, held on 21 December 2016, at Esplanade of Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port-Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Quality Care for All Is the Set Objective, Says Health Minister
[Government of Mauritius] The press conference was organised jointly by the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life and the Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care, Cardiac Centre. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 12, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Health Minister Appeals to Population to Fight Drug Abuse
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, reiterated his appeal to the population to strive together to prevent drug use and drug abuse from ruining the life of young people. He made this statement yesterday at the inauguration of a Detoxification Centre and a Rehabilitation Centre at Mahebourg Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 6, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: New Wing of Cardiac Centre Opens At Victoria Hospital
[Government of Mauritius] The Trust Fund for Specialised Medical Care has set up a new wing of the cardiac centre at Victoria Hospital in Candos. The new wing is an extension of the cardiac centre and is in line with Government's objective to decentralise medical facilities and services. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 5, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: World Aids Day 2016 - Advocating for Prevention
[Government of Mauritius] Even if remarkable progress has been made in reducing the rate of growth in new HIV infections, prevention remains the major way to keep risks of infections at bay. This was the message of the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, in the context of World AIDS Day 2016. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - December 1, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Mauritius: Sir Anerood Announces Elaboration of a National Drug Control Master Plan
[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister's Office will approach the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime with a view to elaborating a National Drug Control Master Plan, the Prime Minister, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, replied in the National Assembly on 29 November 2016 to a Parliamentary Question relating to minors arrested in connection to drug dealing/trafficking and other drug related offences. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: World Diabetes Day 2016 - Healthy Lifestyle Crucial to Combat Diabetes
[Government of Mauritius] An appeal to adopt healthy habits as an effective preventive measure against diabetes was made by the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, yesterday at Indira Gandhi Centre for Indian Culture in Phoenix at the launch of activities marking World Diabetes Day 2016, which is observed worldwide on 14 November. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: National Health Accounts Being Institutionalised in Mauritius
[Government of Mauritius] The National Health Accounts (NHA), an internationally accepted tool for summarising, describing, and analysing the financing of national health systems, are in the process of institutionalisation in Mauritius. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 15, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Can Mauritius prevent its vulnerable wildlife going the way of the dodo?
Mauritius is a spectacular island, but development, farming and the encroachment of non-native species of flora and fauna are threatening its wildlifeThe plane turns and banks as it comes into land; the island below is a lush deep green. Fingers of rock - the now solidified cores of ancient volcanoes – emerge from patches of forest, themselves set amidst a sea of sugar cane that almost encircles the land between the coast and the villages of the central plateau. I catch a glimpse of the south coast and the scattered developments of hotels and resorts with their white sands, calm lagoons and co conut palms, before the...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 25, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Richard Aspinall Tags: Biology Science Wildlife Mauritius holidays Environment Conservation Zoology Source Type: news

Mauritius: World Mental Health Day 2016 - Several Activities Organised
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Quality of life will organise several activities to mark the World Mental Health Day, which will be commemorated on 10 October 2016. The theme chosen by the World Health Organization is "Dignity in Mental Health: Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All". (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 6, 2016 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Pensions for All
Jomo Kwame Sundaram was United Nations Assistant Secretary-General for Economic Development. Rob Vos is Director of Agricultural Development Economics at FAO and was Director of Development Policy Analysis at the UN Secretariat.By Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Rob VosKUALA LUMPUR and ROME, Oct 1 2016 (IPS)October 1st is the International Day of Older Persons. Just another day? Perhaps, but it should remind us that the world’s population is ageing, brought about by the combined effects of declining mortality and fertility rates and longer longevity. By mid-century, one out of five people will be over 65 compared to over one...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 1, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Jomo Kwame Sundaram and Rob Vos Tags: Aid Gender Global Headlines Health Labour Poverty & SDGs Source Type: news

Mauritius: Youth Workshop On Drugs and HIV - Minister Calls for Collaborative Action
[Government of Mauritius] The need for common action and stand on the part of policymakers, parents, educators and social workers so as to better protect the youth of Mauritius against the scourge of drug was stressed yesterday by the Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden, at the opening of a three-day workshop on substance abuse and HIV-AIDS. (Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs)
Source: AllAfrica News: HIV-Aids and STDs - September 29, 2016 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news