Seychelles: Chennai's Miot International Opens Eye Care Facility in Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Chennai's MIOT International Hospital on Friday opened a new state of the art eye care facility in Seychelles at a cost of $900,000, becoming the first Indian hospital to provide full-time services in the island state, an archipelago in the western Indian Ocean. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 16, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' Schools Start Free Sanitary Products Era With 6 Months' Supplies Donated
[Seychelles News Agency] Schoolgirls in Seychelles will no longer have to miss classes for lack of access to menstrual hygiene products after the Ministry of Education received the first donation of supplies from Vijay Patel Seychelles, a company owned by a prominent Seychellois businessman and philanthropist, on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 15, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' Schools to Go Back Online for First Week of Term
[Seychelles News Agency] The re-opening of schools on January 17 in Seychelles will once again see virtual learning taking place for the first week while standard operating procedures are beefed up in preparation for teaching in physical classrooms after, said an official of the education ministry on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 13, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Girls in Seychelles to Receive Free Sanitary Products, Relieving Pressure On Families
[Seychelles News Agency] Sanitary products will be made available free of charge to all girls in Seychelles in both state and private secondary schools as of the new school year in January 2022. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - January 4, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Sees Covid Cases Rise Amidst Omicron - Health Rules Enforced Over New Year
[Seychelles News Agency] A spike in COVID-19 cases in Seychelles following Christmas celebrations is likely due to the presence of the Omicron variant in the island nation, a top health official said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 30, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Third Doses of Covid-19 Vaccine Available At Seychelles' Regional Health Centres
[Seychelles News Agency] The administration of COVID-19 vaccines in Seychelles moved to regional health centres this week on the three main islands -- Mahe, Praslin and La Digue. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: 6 Ways to Protect Yourself From Covid-19 in Seychelles This Holiday Season
[Seychelles News Agency] Nearly two years into the coronavirus pandemic, COVID-19 cases are surging in some parts of the world as more transmissible variants become dominant. The Ministry of Health said it is therefore essential to be vaccinated as soon as you can and to continue the protective measures that also help to prevent transmission. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Central Bank of Seychelles Maintains Interest Rates At 2 Percent Amidst Covid Uncertainty
[Seychelles News Agency] The Central Bank of Seychelles has decided to maintain its monetary policy rate at 2 percent for the first quarter of 2022 as the global economy remains uncertain with the emergence of the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, said a top official on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 22, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Health Officials in Seychelles Asking 50,000 Residents to Get 3rd Covid-19 Vaccine Dose
[Seychelles News Agency] Health authorities are calling on about 50,000 eligible people in Seychelles who have taken two doses of COVID-19 vaccines to get a third booster dose. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Candles Lit in Seychelles to Remember World Aids Day
[Seychelles News Agency] Participants in a workshop to mark World AIDS Day on Wednesday lit candles and set them afloat in a pool at the Savoy Resort and Spa. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Removed From List of Countries Not Allowed to Enter Australia
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has been removed from the list of countries whose residents are not allowed to enter Australia because of concerns over the COVID-19 Omicron variant, which has not been detected in the island nation, the tourism department said on Wednesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Uganda: Seychelles Needs More Ugandan Teachers, Doctors
[Monitor] Seychelles needs more Ugandan teachers (for Sciences) and doctors, and has the potential to import agricultural products such as fresh fruits, vegetables, meat and dairy products, Uganda's high commissioner to Seychelles, Dr Hassan Wasswa Galiwango has revealed. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 25, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Again Opens Doors to All Countries, Dropping 5 From the Restricted List
[Seychelles News Agency] Attention all visitors: You're again welcome in Seychelles. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Hungary's Foreign Minister Offers Drug Rehab Training to Seychelles' Health Experts
[Seychelles News Agency] Health practitioners from Seychelles will receive training in Hungary in December under renewed bilateral cooperation between the two countries. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Indian Ocean Commission Donations Help Seychelles Increase Medical Preparedness
[Seychelles News Agency] Health workers in the Seychelles will be better equipped to deal with patients who have contracted the COVID-19 virus after receiving a second batch of equipment from the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 20, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Creole Festival Returns to Seychelles On a Smaller Scale Due to Covid-19
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will celebrate the 36th edition of the Creole Festival this year on a smaller scale in view of the restrictions on large gatherings amid COVID-19, said the Mayor of Victoria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' Top Health Official Recommends Third Dose Against Covid-19
[Seychelles News Agency] People in Seychelles who have taken both doses of a vaccine for COVID-19 at least six months ago are being encouraged to come forward to take a third dose in a bid to boost their immune response against the virus. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - October 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Fundamental Changes Needed at UN Summit to Tackle Global Food Insecurity
Discussion of such issues, alongside such products’ environmental impacts, have been minimised as part of the Summit process. Was that to avoid Big Food’s’ discomfort at discussing the most unhealthy and unsustainable foods? UN organisations and their staff are well aware of such issues but have been pressured to “come to the table” with companies they know are more interested in driving shareholder value than contributing to sustainability and public health. Such companies have a history of unethical marketing of unhealthy foods to children, or persuading poor mothers not to breastfeed. For...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 20, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Nick Nisbett - Lesli Hoey - Graziano da Silva Tags: Climate Change Editors' Choice Featured Food and Agriculture Food Security and Nutrition Global Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Poverty & SDGs TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Seychelles: 60-Bed Field Hospital From Qatar Opens - a Back-Up Facility for Covid Cases
[Seychelles News Agency] A new 60-bed field hospital that will be used if Seychelles' current facilities become overwhelmed by COVID-19 patients was officially opened on Saturday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Football Federation League Play to Start November 20 - Spectator Issue Being Debated
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Football Federation has confirmed that the 2021/22 league season will start on November 20 after a revision of COVID-19 restrictions which allow for competitive team sports to take place without spectators. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 18, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: 5 Ways Covid-19 Pushed Seychelles to Innovate for the Better
[Seychelles News Agency] COVID-19 will go down in modern history as being the pandemic that forced mankind to adapt to the new normal, including social and physical distancing. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: National Assembly Member Urges Seychelles' Government to Make Menstrual Products More Accessible
[Seychelles News Agency] A female member of the National Assembly is urging the government to take measures to make menstrual hygiene products for girls and women more accessible to those who cannot afford them. (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - September 16, 2021 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Changes in mortality related to traumatic brain injuries in the Seychelles from 1989 to 2018 - Abio A, Bovet P, Valentin B, B ärnighausen T, Shaikh MA, Posti JP, Lowery Wilson M.
INTRODUCTION: Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) are a significant source of disability and mortality, which disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries. The Republic of Seychelles is a country in the African region that has experienced rapid s... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - September 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Re-Opens Doors to Travellers From South Africa
[Seychelles News Agency] Visitors from South Africa are again allowed to enter Seychelles, as of September 13, after the Ministry of Health removed the country from its restricted list. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

East Africa: Group to Study Covid's Effects On Fishing Industry Across Indian Ocean
[Seychelles News Agency] The federation of associations regrouping artisanal fishermen from the Indian Ocean Commission has launched a study to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on their activities, said the chairman. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - September 1, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychellois Youth Ages 12-17 Can Receive Pfizer's Covid-19 Vaccine Next Month
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will administer the Pfizer vaccine to adolescents between the ages of 12 and 17 at schools next month, a new phase in the island nation's COVID-19 vaccination programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: 5 Super Beaches in Seychelles to Cure You From the Covid Travel Blahs
[Seychelles News Agency] Nearly 60,000 tourists have arrived in Seychelles since it re-opened its borders to the world on March 25 after shutting off tourism due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tourism officials are forecasting up to 189,000 visitors by the end of the year. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 19, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' First Specialist Paediatric Surgeon
[Seychelles News Agency] Marvin Fanny became Seychelles' first specialist paediatric surgeon after he completed a fellowship from the College of Medicine of South Africa and a master of medicine in paediatric surgery with the University of Pretoria. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Cruise Ships to Return to Seychelles After 18-Month Covid-19 Hiatus
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will welcome vessels with a maximum of 300 passengers for the 2021-2022 cruise ship season from mid-November, said a top official, the first port calls to the island nation after an 18-month stoppage due to COVID-19 restrictions. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: A First in Seychelles - Clinic Helps Treat Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia
[Seychelles News Agency] The first private practice to offer neuropsychological services in Seychelles opened recently. NeuroSey offers services for individuals with autism, ADHD, dyslexia, learning disabilities, developmental delays, neurodiverse conditions and neurological disorders. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles' President - Pfizer Vaccines to Arrive - Tourism Numbers Back to Normal
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles will receive a storage facility needed for Pfizer's version of the COVID-19 vaccine on Saturday in time for a consignment soon to arrive in the country, President Wavel Ramkalawan said in his third live news conference. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 6, 2021 Category: African Health 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

Seychelles: Covid-19 Cases in Seychelles Show Downward Trend, Restrictions Remain in Place
[Seychelles News Agency] The number of COVID-19 cases recorded in Seychelles is showing a downward trend but restrictions will remain in place, said a top official on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Namibia: Disinformation Dogs 'Breakthrough' Cases and the Sinopharm Vaccine
[Namibian] Since early May the African island nation of Seychelles has featured in Covid-19 anti-vaccine propaganda as infections skyrocketed, while at the same time the country enjoyed the distinction of being the most vaccinated population in the world. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - July 16, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

All but TWO of the countries on UK's 'amber' travel list has fewer Covid cases than the UK right now
EXCLUSIVE: Britain's rapid rise in Covid cases means it now beats almost all of the countries on its red Covid travel list in terms of daily infections: Mongolia, the Seychelles, Tunisia and Namibia. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

“We Need to Act Now” — as Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Third Wave of Covid-19
Health workers on Bwama Island on Lake Bunyonyi in Uganda prepare to administer COVID-19 vaccines. “The threat of a third wave in Africa is real and rising”, said Dr Matshidiso Moeti, WHO Regional Director for Africa. “Our priority is clear – it’s crucial that we swiftly get vaccines into the arms of Africans at high risk of falling seriously ill and dying of COVID-19.” Credit: UNICEF/Catherine NtabaddeBy Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro SelassieWASHINGTON DC, Jun 30 2021 (IPS) Sub-Saharan Africa is in the grips of a third wave of COVID-19 infections that threatens to be even more br...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - June 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kristalina Georgieva and Abebe Aemro Selassie Tags: Africa Aid Featured Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies TerraViva United Nations Source Type: news

Seychelles: A Seychellois Painter Celebrates His Birthday With an Exhibition Coloured By Covid
[Seychelles News Agency] A Seychellois artist who sometimes celebrates his birthday with an exhibition of his masterpieces unveiled a new collection this year devoted to the lockdown period during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 29, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: 3 Health Specialists in Seychelles to Boost Covid-19 Response - Presence of Variants Confirmed
[Seychelles News Agency] Three World Health Organisation specialists in epidemiology, laboratory and data analysis from the Africa CDC are doing a comprehensive evaluation on the COVID-19 situation in Seychelles, a health official said Thursday, a boost in expertise that comes as the presence of three COVID variants were confirmed in the archipelago. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 24, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

They Relied on Chinese Vaccines. Now They ’re Battling Outbreaks.
More than 90 countries are using Covid shots from China. Experts say recent infections in those places should serve as a cautionary tale in the global effort to fight the disease. (Source: NYT)
Source: NYT - June 22, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Sui-Lee Wee Tags: China Seychelles Islands Bahrain Mongolia Vaccination and Immunization Disease Rates Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Slated to Receive Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Donations From U.S. Government
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles along with other African countries is set to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine through a donation from the United States (US) under the COVAX programme. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 21, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: New Dietary Guidelines Emphasise Fruits, Vegetables, Warn Against Processed Food
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has new dietary guidelines that emphasise more fruits and vegetables and less processed foods full of salt and sugar. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 12, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Bahrain, Seychelles Discuss Post-Covid-19 Challenges, Tourism and Technology
[Seychelles News Agency] Economic challenges post-COVID-19 were discussed between the two island states of Bahrain and Seychelles on Tuesday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 9, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Europe's Progress Against Covid-19 Good for Seychelles, but Central Bank Has Wary Eye On Variants
[Seychelles News Agency] The easing of COVID-19 restrictions in Europe thanks to nations' rising vaccination numbers and falling infection rates will have positive effects on tourism in Seychelles, said a top official. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 4, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles to Conduct Study to Measure Covid-19 Immunity Levels
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' health authority will be conducting a serological survey to measure the COVID-19 immunity level among the population, a top health official said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 27, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles, UAE Open 'Travel Corridor' Between Countries for Covid Vaccinated Travellers
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) established a new travel corridor for vaccinated travellers between the two countries as part of bilateral cooperation and recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 17, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Signs UN Declaration On Equitable Access to Covid-19 Vaccine
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles has signed a United Nations declaration on equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines to show its support, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Thursday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 14, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

WHO reviewing Seychelles data after fully vaccinated get COVID
Country’s health ministry says a third of those diagnosed with COVID-19 in past week had had both doses of vaccine. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Seychelles: Swedish Tourists Will Return to Seychelles As Soon As They Are Vaccinated, New Ambassador Says
[Seychelles News Agency] Tourists from Sweden will return to Seychelles as soon as the Scandanavian country's population has been vaccinated against COVID-19, said the newly accredited Swedish ambassador. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 11, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles: Seychelles Tourism Board Refutes Media Claims of False Positive Covid Tests
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Tourism Board (STB) on Friday strongly refuted claims that the local health authority is issuing false positive COVID-19 tests as a way to force tourists to extend their time in the island nation. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - May 7, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Seychelles reintroduced Covid-19 measures despite being the most vaccinated nation in the world
All schools have been closed and sporting activities have been cancelled for two weeks in the Indian Ocean archipelago, as infections continue to surge despite widespread vaccinations. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news