Dr Rajesh Jeetah Mauritius

College takes up fight against diabetes

As part of the 112th birth anniversary of Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam (SSR), the SSR Medical College in collaboration with the International Association of Medical and Biomedical Researchers (IAMBR) organised a two-day symposium which ended Tuesday under the theme ‘Diabetes- the way forward’. Present for the occasion, the minister of Tertiary Education, Dr Rajesh Jeetah highlighted [...]

19 Sep 2012, The Independent Daily

Foreign students can work 20 hrs weekly

Foreign students will now have the opportunity to study and work at the same time on a part time basis for up to 20 hours a week except in the security sector. One of the measures announced by finance minister Xavier Luc Duval which aims to attract more foreign students. The minister of Tertiary Education, [...]

05 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

Government sets up body to research societal issues

The National Research Chairs (NRC) was officially launched in the presence of minister of Tertiary Education, Science, Research and Technology Dr Rajesh Jeetah, heads of tertiary institutions and academia. The event was held on Monday at The Links hotel, Ebène. Professors Dhanjay Jhurry, Theeshan Bahorun and Romeela Mohee from the University of Mauritius (UoM) have [...]

28 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily

Biosafety structure to be implemented

The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) in collaboration with the Faculty of Agriculture of the University of Mauritius and the Food and Agricultural Research Council is currently holding a three-day Stakeholder workshop on Biosafety Risk Communication at Quatre Bornes. The workshop aims at providing an opportunity to various stakeholders namely researchers, developers, [...]

09 Jun 2011, The Independent Daily