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March 2018

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During its routine screening of food handlers, the Public Health Authority recorded 15 out of 456 Indian Ocean Tuna (IOT) factory employees who tested positive for Shigella. Shigella is a group of bacteria which causes the infection shigellosis. Some people who are infected with the bacteria may have no symptoms at all. At the time...
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Following confirmation from the Ministry of Health in South Africa that the source of Listeria contamination and outbreak is processed meat, the Seychelles Public Health Authority has imposed a temporary ban on all ready-to-eat meat products imported from South Africa from Tuesday 6th March 2018. All processed meat products imported from the country, namely polonies,...
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Deliberations from a five day meeting evaluating the Ministry of Health’s implementation of the International Health Regulations (IHR) will be presented to the Minister for Health, Mr Jean Paul Adam, on Friday 9th March 2018 at 1pm during the closing ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in Beau Vallon. The meeting officially opened on Monday 5th...
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The Ministry of Health in partnership with AMSA is organising a series of activities to create awareness and empower the population, in particular women, to be more mindful of their kidney health in line with this year’s commemoration of  World Kidney 2018, under the theme ‘Kidney & Women’s Health: Include, Value, Empower’. The activities will...
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The National Institute for Health and Social Studies (NIHSS) will hold its annual graduation ceremony on Friday 9th March 2018 at 10.30 am at the University of Seychelles Auditorium in Anse Royale to celebrate the accomplishment of 62 graduating students. The students studied at the Institution located in North East Point for a period of...
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