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February 2018

Month

Thursday 15th February 2018 – The outbreak of Listeriosis in South Africa continues with 32 additional cases recorded since the last update. Although there is a decreasing trend, new cases are being reported and there has so far been 107 death related to Listeriosis.   People should be reminded that Listeriosis is caused by the...
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Tuesday 13th February 2018 – As part of his visit to private health establishments this year, the Minister for Health Mr Jean-Paul Adam visited the first Seychellois optometrist and the first to establish private eye testing and the provision of spectacles in Seychelles. On Friday 26th January 2017, the Minister stopped by Mr Eddie Micock’s...
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Tuesday 8th February 2018 – A recent programme aired on Seychelles Broadcasting Cooperation (“Bonzour Sesel”) presented the rare condition of a young Seychellois boy, Nathan Laporte. The programme aiming to get support so that the boy may continue his treatments showed a profoundly incorrect impression of the support both financial and medical, given by the...
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Thursday 7th Febuary 2018 – ‘Got Cake?’ or ‘Ou Annan Gato?’, the theme for this year’s commemoration of World Condom Day locally, is set to take the Ministry of Health by storm with an in-house Bake Off as from 9am on Wednesday 13th February 2018 at Maison Hermitage. Staff with a penchant for the culinary...
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Monday 5th February 2018 – The Ministry of Health will formally renew collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) on Wednesday 7th February 2018, at the Minister’s Meeting Room at the Red Roof Building at 9am. A two-year workplan providing funds worth US$739,600 from WHO will be signed by the Minister for Health, Jean Paul...
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Thursday 31st January 2018 – World Cancer Day will be observed across the globe on February 4th 2018. To commemorate this event, several activities is being organised by the Ministry of Health. The series of activities will begin with a seminar on Friday 2nd February 2018, as from 1pm to 3pm. This activity will be dominated by...
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