Diabetes Mauritius

Children screened for diabetes

November is National Diabetes Month. It is a month to create awareness about the seriousness of diabetes and the importance of preventing it. The Ministry of Health and Quality of Life will be targeting children this month. The special mobile caravan will be going across the country providing free diabetes screening for children. “We need [...]

10 Nov 2011, The Independent Daily

Inter-ministerial collaboration sought to fight diabetes

The number of patients with diabetes in Mauritius is quite high along with it other non-communicable diseases (NCD) such as hypertension and cardiovascular diseases are rising at an alarming rate. It has become fundamental for greater collaboration between universities and the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life to address the main health issues. This [...]

26 Aug 2011, The Independent Daily