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

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Population Urged to Act Responsibly to Avoid Large-Scale Transmission
[Government of Mauritius] Minister Jagutpal announced that the number of local positive cases of COVID-19 as at 16 00 hours today has reached 127. He gave further details about the contact tracing exercise and underlined that results are obtained at different times of the day, up to midnight whilst adding that the exercise along with mandatory quarantine stay of 14 days are working effectively to detect Covid-19 infections and curtail further propagation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Minister Padyachy Announces the Re-Introduction of Financial Assistance Schemes
[Government of Mauritius] The re-introduction of the financial assistance schemes was announced, this afternoon, by the Minister of Finance, Economic Planning and Development, Dr Renganaden Padayachy in a televised address to the nation from his Ministry, in Port-Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Covid-19 - Constituencies 15, 16 and 17 in Total Lockdown As Local Cases Soar Reach 52
[Government of Mauritius] In the wake of the increasing number of Covid-19 cases, which now stands at 52, the Government has stepped up a protective plan to curb the propagation of the virus. The Constituencies 15, 16 and 17 will thus be locked down from midnight today until further notice. These constituencies include Curepipe, Midlands, Vacoas, Phoenix, La Caverne and Flor éal. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 15, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: New Covid-19 Vaccination Programme Targetting Staff from the Public and Private Sectors
[Government of Mauritius] Port Louis -- A new Vaccination Programme has been put in place and will be effective as from tomorrow till the end of March 2021. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Population ’s Health is Main Priority, Prime Minister Says in National Day Address
[Government of Mauritius] Port Louis -- The country's economy, with the current second lockdown situation, will be deeply affected but nonetheless, the health and wellness of the population remains Government's top priority, stated the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, today, in his address to the Nation on the occasion of the National Day celebrations. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Updates and Measures Following 16 New Covid-19 Cases
[Government of Mauritius] Port Louis -- Government is implementing a number of measures following the national lockdown in force since this morning and with the detection of 16 new COVID-19 cases registered today bringing total to 31. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius PM Announces National Covid-19 Lockdown
[Government of Mauritius] The Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, has announced, this evening, during a televised address to the nation, that a lockdown will be implemented as from 10 March 2021 at six am till 25 March 2021, following an increase in Covid-19 cases. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - March 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: A Fisherman's Life Amid Covid-19 and an Oil-Polluted Ocean
[Africa Renewal] "From where we live, we could see that the MV Wakashio had run aground on the reefs," - 39-year-old Bimsen Beeharry. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

India to ship vaccines to neighbours in few weeks
The first destinations would be in India ’s immediate neighbourhood, like Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Maldives and Mauritius to help them kickstart their own vaccination processes against the coronavirus. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - January 18, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius Kick Started Covid-19 Vaccination Training for Health Workers
[WHO] Mauritius, despite being COVID-safe, kick started its COVID-19 vaccination training for health workers as part of its national COVID-19 response. A five half-day training programme was launched by the Dr Hon Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, Minister of Health and Wellness on 11 January 2021 at the Ministry's Health Club room, Port Louis, in the presence of high level officials of the Ministry, including Health Directors, Regional Public Health Superintendents and Dr Laurent Musango, WHO Representative in Maur (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Special Report: Explosive Documents Reveal BP Behind Toxic Mauritius Oil Spill
Newly released documents reveal that BP was behind the toxic oil involved in the Mauritius oil spill in the Indian Ocean last year. ... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - January 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Disastrous oil spill in Mauritius partly caused by crew seeking mobile phone signal
The Japanese operator of a bulk carrier said "human error" was to blame for the more than 1,000 tons of oil spilled into the coastal waters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - December 18, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Miniature guttural toads on Mauritius and R é union stun researchers
(Stellenbosch University) Researchers from the DSI/NRF Center for Invasion Biology at Stellenbosch University in South Africa have found that, scarcely a hundred years after Guttural Toads were introduced to the islands of Mauritius and R é union, their overall body size has been reduced by up to a third compared to their counterparts in South Africa. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - December 8, 2020 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Mauritius: Mauritius to Acquire One Million Doses of Anti-Covid Vaccines From India
[Premium Times] A priority list is being worked out by Mauritius for the vaccination of frontliners, vulnerable and elderly persons. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Mauritian PM Calls for Fair Roll-out of Covid-19 Vaccines
[Qatar Foundation] Port Louis -- Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Jugnauth calls for Covid-19 vaccines to be 'distributed fairly' amid fears that some parts of the world might be left behind in the dash for coronavirus immunity. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 21, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: Paying Tribute to Nurses for Making a Difference in the Prevention and Control of Diabetes
[WHO] The contribution of the nurses in the prevention and control of diabetes was highly recognized during the commemoration of the World Diabetes Day on 16 November 2020 at the Ebene Business Park of Mauritius. Dr Hon Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, Minister of Health and Wellness acknowledged the vital role of the nurses who represent more than fifty percent of the total health workforce in the country and worldwide. It was a great opportunity to pay tribute to the nurses who are at the forefront of the public (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 17, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Cross-cultural validity of the reactive-proactive aggression questionnaire among adults across five countries - Dini ć BM, Raine A, Vujić A, van Dongen JDM.
This study aims to test psychometric properties and factor invariance of the Reactive-Proactive Aggression Questionnaire (RPQ) for adults across five countries: Serbia (N = 409), Mauritius (N = 400), the United States (N = 389), the Netherlands (N = 372), ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 22, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Research Methods, Surveillance and Codes, Models Source Type: news

What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About How To Respond To a Pandemic
This article is republished from The Conversation under a Creative Commons license. Read the original article. The post What Developing Countries Can Teach Us About How To Respond To a Pandemic appeared first on Inter Press Service. (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - October 16, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Global Headlines Health TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

India launches programme to strengthen clinical trial research capacity of vaccines in neighbouring countries
The training programme which will extend for about six to eight weeks will see participation of investigators, epidemiologists, clinicians and representatives from different departments from Nepal, Maldives, Bangladesh, Mauritius, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Afghanistan. (Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - September 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Trends of substance use and interpersonal violence from 2007 to 2011 and 2017 among male and female adolescents in Mauritius - Pengpid S, Peltzer K.
This investigation aimed to report the trends in the prevalence of substance use and interpersonal violence among adolescents in Mauritius. Cross-sectional nationally representative data were analysed from 7,458 adolescents (15 years median age) that parti... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 2, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Exploring the perceived risks and benefits of heroin use among young people (18-24 years) in Mauritius: economic insights from an exploratory qualitative study - White G, Luczak SE, Mundia B, Goorah S.
The decreasing age of young people injecting illicit drugs is an under-reported challenge for the prevention of HIV transmission worldwide. Young people aged 15-24 years represent 1 in 5 persons living with HIV in Mauritius where the epidemic is driven by ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 31, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Thousands protest after Mauritius dolphins deaths
Thousands protested in Mauritius to demand an investigation into an oil spill from a Japanese ship and the mysterious death of at least... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Transforming the Global Economy or Parachuting Cats into Borneo?
Credit: United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR)By Lawrence SurendraBANGKOK, Thailand, Aug 24 2020 (IPS) The COVID 19 Pandemic continues relentlessly. Deaths approaching a million globally, 22 million infected and growing. Brazil, India, the US and Russia accounting for almost 50% of the total cases in the world. Medically the promise of a vaccine is given as signs of hope; what surprises awaits us when such a vaccine is available, would be another story. Economically, to address the uncertainty and the grim future ahead, the UN, some governments and even Joe Biden the US Presidential hopeful, are waving ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 24, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Lawrence Surendra Tags: Development & Aid Featured Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Population Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Call for Urgent Action by 275 World Leaders on Global Education Emergency In Face of Covid19
Credit: UNICEF Mali / DickoBy External SourceNEW YORK, Aug 18 2020 (IPS) We write to call for urgent action to address the global education emergency triggered by COVID-19. With over 1 billion children still out of school because of the lockdown, there is now a real and present danger that the public health crisis will create a COVID generation who lose out on schooling and whose opportunities are permanently damaged. While the more fortunate have had access to alternatives, the world’s poorest children have been locked out of learning, denied internet access, and with the loss of free school meals – once a lif...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - August 18, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Education Featured Global Headlines Health Human Rights Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Education Cannot Wait (ECW) Source Type: news

Africa: Promoting and Protecting Breastfeeding for a Better Start in Life
[WHO] Mauritius marked World Breastfeeding Week 2020 by an official ceremony performed by Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Hon. Kailash Jagutpal on 06 August 2020 at the Victoria Hospital, Candos. In line with this year's theme, the country aims at creating awareness among young people on the importance of breast feeding and its positive contribution to a healthier planet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 11, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritius: World Breastfeeding Week 2020 Raises Awareness Among Mauritian Youth
[Government of Mauritius] A workshop, acting as a platform for the Ministry of Health and Wellness to renew with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other stakeholders who are embarked on a mission to inform the population about the links between their health and breastfeeding, was held, yesterday, at the Victoria Hospital in Candos. One of the main objectives of this workshop was to raise awareness among young people on the importance of breastfeeding and its positive contribution to a healthier planet. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - August 7, 2020 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Mauritius: Smart Agriculture Project to Promote Mauritius' Agro-Ecological Transition
[Government of Mauritius] Various agro-ecological farming equipment were remitted to four farmers of the region of La Laura under the 'Smart Agriculture Project' during a ceremony held on, Friday 10 July 2020, in presence of the Attorney General, Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Maneesh Gobin. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 13, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Innovative Financial Approaches Key to Unleash SIDS Economic Potential
By Ambassador Lois M YoungNEW YORK, Jul 7 2020 (IPS) Our world is transfixed by the great human toll and economic impact of the worst global pandemic in a century. For the 65 million inhabitants of small island developing states (SIDS), the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is reminiscent of the worst forms of extreme weather events that SIDS contend with annually. Such events cost lives, undermine our hard-earned development gains, and hamper the aspirations and quality of life of our people. Our governments are routinely compelled to shift already scarce resources from social and economic investments to recovery...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - July 7, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Ambassador Lois M Young Tags: Climate Change Development & Aid Economy & Trade Financial Crisis Global Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

African Development Bank COVID-19 response: moving from commitment to action
By African Development BankJun 15 2020 (IPS-Partners) The African Development Bank has responded swiftly to the needs of its member countries during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Bank’s operations have continued to run smoothly since the first cases appeared in early March, despite the wide range of lockdowns and measures imposed by governments to flatten the curve. The COVID-19 pandemic is forecast to cause Africa’s GDP to drop by between $22.1 billion and $88.3 billion. African countries, with the experience of having fought off Ebola, are working to adapt to this new threat and looking to the Bank for ...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 15, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: African Development Bank Tags: Africa Aid Economy & Trade Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: COVID-19 - We Should Be Proud of the Way We Have Tackled the Situation, Says PM
[Government of Mauritius] After 47 days without any new local Covid-19 case, all economic and social activities can now resume and we should be proud of the way we have tackled the situation, stated the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, this evening, in a press conference at the Treasury Building in Port Louis. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Reinventing the Mauritian Economic Model
[ISS] Mauritius reported its first cases of coronavirus on 19 March and closed its borders to all foreigners on the same day. It was a radical step for a small, open economy, but a necessary one. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 10, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Post-COVID recovery should lock in ocean sustainability, says Commonwealth Secretary-General
PRESS RELEASE  By External SourceJun 8 2020 (IPS-Partners) The Commonwealth Secretary-General is urging governments to ensure their countries’ post-COVID economic recoveries are environmentally sustainable and safe for the ocean. Forty-seven of the Commonwealth’s 54 member countries have a coastline while 25 are either small island developing states or ‘big ocean states’ relying heavily on the ocean for food and income. On World Oceans Day (8 June), Secretary-General Patricia Scotland calls on countries to reform development strategies in a way that supports vibrant and sustainable blue and g...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 8, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: External Source Tags: Economy & Trade Environment Green Economy Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: How Mauritius' Unique Political Culture Helped It Beat COVID-19
[African Arguments] Every day at 6pm, one of the co-author's 10-year-old son would ask: "Mama, how many new cases today?". For the last 27 days, the reply has been "none" (apart from two recently imported cases in quarantine). (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 29, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Nation Starts First Phase of Easing Lockdown Protocol
[Government of Mauritius] This present day marks two important chapters in Mauritius' history, with the implementation of the first phase in easing the lockdown introduced on 20 March 2020 due to the spread of COVID-19, with some sectors resuming their business activities, and the introduction of the COVID-19 (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill and the Quarantine Bill into the National Assembly. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 16, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Government Steps Up Efforts to Tackle COVID-19 Pandemic, Says Attorney General
[Government of Mauritius] Government has spared no efforts and deployed all the necessary means to combat the Covid-19 pandemic in Mauritius. The outcomes of such proactive measures are bearing their fruits as no new COVID-19 cases have been reported for the last 18 days. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: Government to Strike Balance Between Citizens' Health and the Economy, Says Dpm Collendavelloo
[Government of Mauritius] 'The health of Mauritians comes first, but at the same time, we have to keep the balance with the economy making sure that citizens can earn their living and not face the threat of unemployment so that our economy does not face the risk of recession'. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 15, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Mauritius: COVID-19 - La MCB estime la baisse des revenus du tourisme à Rs 40 milliards
[L'Express] «Comme mentionné dans les précédentes éditions, le secteur du tourisme prendra un coup significatif avec le Covid-19.» La MCB, dans sa troisième édition de son «Weekly Economic Watch» dans le contexte de la pandémie, publiée jeudi 30 avril, attire principalement l'attention sur ce secteu r d'activité. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 2, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Africa: African Aviation Fighting for Survival As Air Mauritius Falls Victim to COVID-19
[RFI] African airlines are struggling amidst the coronavirus lockdown as demand has evaporated since measures were put in place across the globe to halt the spread of Covid-19. Air Mauritius became the latest victim of Covid-19 as the company's board of directors announced on Wednesday that the carrier would be put into voluntary administration. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 23, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Nigeria: How NPA Is Minimizing Impact of COVID-19 On Nigerian Economy
[This Day] As countries around the world grapple with the economic impact of Covid-19 pandemic, measures put in place by the Managing Director of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala-Usman, such as diversion of vessels whose crew members are showing symptoms of the virus from Mauritius (considered gateway to Africa), suspension of all applicable terminal storage fees on consignments, agreement with the Nigeria Customs Service to move overtime cargo to federal government's warehouse at Ikorodu, will help mi (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - April 12, 2020 Category: African Health Source Type: news