'Out of the frying pan into the fire': Mauritian social workers' perspectives on disaster governance in Mauritius - Rambaree K, Rambaree BB.
This article aims to exp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Disaster Preparedness Source Type: news

Mauritius: It Is a Civic Duty to Donate Blood, Says Prime Minister Jugnauth
[Government of Mauritius] 'It is a civic duty to donate blood and when we can donate blood we have to respond to the call', said the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this morning, at the Sir Harilal Vaghjee Memorial Hall, in Port-Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mega Blood Donation in Port-Louis to Help Increase Blood Bank's Supplies
[Government of Mauritius] A Mega Blood Donation, aiming to help the Blood Bank maintain an adequate stock level of blood kick-started, this morning, at the Municipality of Port-Louis. The event is organised by the Social Welfare Division of the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family Welfare. The goal is to collect more than 300 pints. One in four people will need a blood transfusion at some point in their lives. Over 3000 pints of blood are needed for transfusions every month in Mauritius. Everyday 125 to 150 pints of blood are nee (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Blaze in Cassis - Distribution of School Materials and Food Packs to Afflicted Families
[Government of Mauritius] The Minister of Gender Equality and Family Welfare, Ms. Kalpana Devi Koonjoo-Shah, accompanied by the Parliamentary Private Secretary (PPS), Ms. Dorine Chukowry, proceeded, this afternoon, at the Freddy Desvaux Centre Bain des Dames, to a distribution of school materials and Food Packs to families who have been severely affected by a fire which has put to ashes four houses in Cassis last week. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: The National Action Plan On Breastfeeding Currently Under Preparation, Says Dr Jagutpal
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness is working on a National Action Plan on Breastfeeding whose objective is to gradually increase the percentage of breastfeeding to 50%. Much progress has already been made and the National Action Plan will be made public shortly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 4, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritius: Air Seychelles to Resume Flights to Mauritius in October After 18-Month Pause
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles will resume scheduled passenger flights to Mauritius starting October 3, the airline said on Monday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Nalini Burn - The vaccines have given conspiracy theorists another shot in the arm
[L'Express] Vaccination has been making the headlines for weeks, resulting in a heated debate between those who feel it's necessary to get back to some normalcy and those who are either worried of its possible side-effects or the autocratic way in which it is being imposed. Nalini Burn, socioeconomist, has been at the forefront of this debate. We approached her for her views on the matter. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Four Cases Recorded Out of 1 024 Pcr Tests
[Government of Mauritius] GIS: 12 July 21- The Ministry of Health and Wellness has carried out 1 024 PCR tests as at 18 00 hrs this afternoon. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

A latent class analysis of health lifestyles in relation to suicidality among adolescents in Mauritius - Hoogstoel F, Samadoulougou S, Lorant V, Kirakoya-Samadoulougou F.
Suicidality, which includes suicidal thoughts, planning, and suicide attempts, results mainly from a combination of psychological, sociological, and environmental factors. Despite a high prevalence of suicidality among adolescents in Africa, only a few stu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Twelve Cases Detected By the Ministry of Health and Wellness
[Government of Mauritius] A total of 2 794 PCR tests were conducted yesterday by the Ministry of Health and Wellness. The results were obtained late in the evening. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: International Travel Will Resume on July 15, 2021
[Mauritius Tourism] Port Louis -- Mauritius will be welcoming international travellers from 15 July 2021. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 and the first phase, from 15 July to 30 September 2021, will enable vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius Will Open for International Travel on 15 July 2021
[Mauritius Tourism] Port Louis -- Mauritius will be welcoming international travellers from 15 July 2021. The island will be opening in phases during 2021 and the first phase, from 15 July to 30 September 2021, will enable vaccinated travellers to enjoy a resort holiday on the island. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Why We Need More Women in Power
This study by the Council on Foreign Relations states that “holding political office is just the first step to wielding political power, in many countries, institutional structures and political systems still limit women’s ability to influence policy. Being the first woman elected to a leadership position often means navigating previously male-dominated structures, which can translate into political caution rather than policy change. Regardless of outcome, as the number of women leaders increases, more women will likely be inspired to become politically engaged.” Looking into women’s participation ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 7, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Sania Farooqui Tags: Africa Gender Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Women & Economy Women in Politics Women's Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Quarantine Act - CAN the state make vaccination mandatory?
[L'Express] The government is currently mulling draft regulations under the Quarantine Act that would make it mandatory for health and education workers to show either a vaccination card to prove they have been immunized against Covid-19 or a negative PCR test before being allowed into schools and healthcare facilities. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 2, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Six Local Cases Recorded
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has recorded six local cases of COVID-19 during the night. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 31, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Number of Active Cases Is 114
[Government of Mauritius] The number of active cases at the local level is at 114. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Two Positive Cases Detected
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has registered two positive cases last evening. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - 12 Positive Cases Detected in Contact Tracing Exercise
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has registered 12 positive cases at the local level in the evening following an ongoing Contact Tracing exercise. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 28, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Protocols Being Elaborated for Fully Vaccinated Persons Wishing to Enter the Mauritian Territory
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness, along with the Ministry of Tourism, are currently working on protocols for fully vaccinated persons wishing to enter the Mauritian territory. The shifting from one protocol to another will be done upon evaluation of the current and former situation in the country, of the situation worldwide, of the degree of herd immunity in Mauritius and upon the evolution of available knowledge. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - 168 Persons Quarantined Following Contact Tracing Exercise
[Government of Mauritius] Following a contact tracing exercise, which is still ongoing, 168 persons have been quarantined, comprising employees of the Waste Water Management Authority from the Caudan office as well as members of their families. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - 571 Patients Recovered
[Government of Mauritius] A total of 446 PCR tests have been carried out by the Ministry of Health and Wellness as at 17 00 hours today. All tests results were negative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Two New Cases Registered
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has recorded two cases of COVID-19 during the night. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Regular Targeted Testing Being Carried Out
[Government of Mauritius] The Health Minister announced one positive case of COVID-19, detected this morning in Camp-Diable, and three additional cases detected this afternoon, among which, two persons from the New Grove cluster who were already admitted in quarantine centres and one in Vall ée Pitot. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Southern Africa: SADC - Opening of Extra Ordinary Meeting of Ministers of Health and Those Responsible for HIV and Aids
[Government of Mauritius] The official opening of the Extra Ordinary Meeting of Ministers of Health and those responsible for HIV and AIDS was virtually hosted by Mozambique, as per a communiqu é shared yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Consignment of 38 400 Doses of Astrazeneca Vaccine Reaches Mauritius
[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius has procured a total of 38 400 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine under the COVAX Facility. The vaccines arrived yesterday on an Air Mauritius flight from Paris and will be used in the national vaccination campaign in the country's ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Five New Local Cases Detected in Last 24 Hours
[Government of Mauritius] Five new local cases of COVID-19 were recorded by the Ministry of Health and Wellness during the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - No Local Case Recorded
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any cases of COVID-19 for the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Three Residents of New Grove Tested Positive
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has recorded three local cases of COVID-19 during the last 24 hours. They are residents of the village of New Grove in the south of the island. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius Donates 200 Oxygen Concentrators to India
[Government of Mauritius] The Republic of Mauritius has donated medical equipment to the Republic of India to assist India in its fight against a resurgence of Covid-19 joining the efforts of the international community to support India in its moment of emergency. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - New Local Case Detected
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has recorded one local case of COVID-19 for the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - No Case Recorded Following Screening of More Than 500 Persons in Roche Bois
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any cases of COVID-19 in the community during the last 24 hours (including the screening of more than 500 persons carried out yesterday in Roche Bois). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Highlands Removed From Red Zone List
[Government of Mauritius] The High-Level Committee has taken the decision to remove Highlands from the Red Zone list as from today 18 00 hrs. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - 362 Persons Recovered
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has carried out 853 PCR tests as at 17 hours today. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Negative Results for All 938 Pcr Tests
[Government of Mauritius] Some 938 PCR tests have been carried out by the Ministry of Health and Wellness as at 17 00 hours today. All tests results were negative. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Active Cases At the Local Level Is At 175
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any local cases of COVID-19 for the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - No Cases Detected in Last 24 Hours
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any cases of COVID-19 in the community for the last 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates - Chamarel Village Removed From Red Zone List
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any cases of COVID-19 in the community since last evening. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 Updates
[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Health and Wellness has not recorded any cases of COVID-19 in the community in the past 24 hours. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Cause of Death Due to Drug Overdose Is a Technically Complex Issue - PM
[Government of Mauritius] 'The cause of death due to drug overdose is a very sensitive and technically complex issue. It requires not only clinical findings of experts during the post mortem but also careful interpretation of toxicology results'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: High-Level Committee On Covid-19 Met On 29 Occasions, States the Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] 'The High-Level Committee on COVID-19 has, since 1st March 2021 to date, met on 29 occasions. It has been mandated by Cabinet to coordinate and monitor actions taken by Ministries, Departments and other stakeholders in relation to the national response to the COVID-19'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Nine Positive Cases Registered in the Last 24 Hours
[Government of Mauritius] Nine positive cases of COVID-19 were registered in the last 24 hours, out of which five from the contact tracing exercise, three in quarantine centres and one person from the Rapid Response Team at Dr Bruno Cheong Hospital. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 6, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - a Total of 69 123 Pcr Tests Carried Out to Date
[Government of Mauritius] A total of 69 123 PCR tests were carried out either following the contact tracing exercise, through random testing, or in COVID testing centres from 05 March 2021 to 02 April 2021. These tests enable the authorities to identify positive cases of COVID-19 and to isolate them at the earliest, thus reducing the spread of the virus in the community. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 5, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - New Localities Declared Red Zones
[Government of Mauritius] New localities are now declared as Red Zones, namely Surinam, Riambel, Rivi ère des Galets, Chamouny, Chemin Grenier, and Chamarel, announced the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Mr Krishna Jhugroo. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 3, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Some 20 Percent of the Population to Be Inoculated With Astrazeneca Vaccine
[Government of Mauritius] Government has already discussed with the COVAX Facility and an agreement has been reached so that 20% of the population can be vaccinated with the AstraZeneca vaccine, announced the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Jagutpal, this evening, during the daily press briefing of the National Communication Committee on COVID-19, in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Souillac Hospital Temporarily Closed Following Positive Cases
[Government of Mauritius] The Souillac Hospital is temporarily closed to the public following the detection of positive COVID-19 cases and necessary measures are being undertaken so as to sanitise and clean the hospital. In the meantime, essential services will still be offered to the public in a building adjacent to the hospital and a youth centre in the vicinity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 26, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Health Minister Appeals to Population for Collaboration With Concerned Authorities
[Government of Mauritius] It is mandatory for every citizen who believes he/she has been in contact with a COVID-19 infected person, or who presents symptoms of COVID-19, to get in touch with the Ministry of Health and Wellness through the hotline 8924 in order to get tested and isolated at the earliest possible. Genuine information must be provided to relevant authorities so as to enable medical staff and officers of the Ministry to carry out their work in the best possible way in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Mauritius Pursues Its National Vaccination Campaign With Covaxin
[Government of Mauritius] Some 100,000 persons are to be administered with the COVID-19 vaccine COVAXIN, as from tomorrow, in the National Vaccination campaign against COVID-19. They will receive its second dose will be given 28 days apart. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius Receives 200 000 Doses of Covaxin Vaccine From Government of India
[Government of Mauritius] The handing over of the vaccines was done in the presence of the Minister of Land Transport and Light Rail, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Mr Alan Ganoo, the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Jagutpal, and the Indian High Commissioner, Mrs Nandini Singla, at the SSR International Airport, early this morning. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Government Aims for 'Herd Immunity' Through Mass Vaccination Campaign
The objective of Government is to vaccinate at least 60% of the population so as to achieve 'herd immunity' and in that context, much efforts are being deployed to bring vaccines in the country so that a maximum number of people can get their first jab, stated, this evening, the Attorney-General and Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Maneesh Gobin, at the daily press briefing of the National Communication Committee held at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Ethiopia, Somalia Added to U.K's 'Red List', Mauritius Removed
[PR Newswire] London -- Ethiopia, Oman, Somalia and Qatar to be added to England's red list. Portugal (including Madeira and the Azores) and Mauritius to be removed from England's red list. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news