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Children at the Paediatric Ward of the Seychelles Hospital will be treated to a special gathering organised by the Ministry of Health and SkyChef Servair on Friday 1st June 2018 to celebrate Children’s Day. For this occasion, there will be a special lunch prepared by Skychef from 12pm. The Minister for Health, Mr Jean Paul Adam,...
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The revised ‘2018 Tuck-Shop Guidelines’ for schools in Seychelles will make its official debut in the second school term following the handing over of the document to the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development by the Ministry of Health. The presentation will take place on Wednesday 16th May 2018 at 9.30am at the Mont...
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Following notification of two confirmed cases of Ebola virus, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to the World Health Organisation (WHO) by the Ministry of Health of DRC on Tuesday 8th May 2018, the Public Health Authority of Seychelles is setting up proactive measures locally in line with the 2014 Ebola Response plan. Several...
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As part of his diplomatic visit to Cuba, the Minister for Health, Mr Jean Paul Adam met with his Cuban counterpart, who has also recently taken up the role of Vice President of the State Council, Dr Roberto Morales Ojeda on Thursday 26th April 2018. The meeting follows the ‘Cuba Salud’ Health Conference on the...
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Attending the 3rd ‘Cuba Salud’ Health Conference in Havana Cuba, from the 23rd to 27th April 2018, the Minister for Health, Minister Jean Paul Adam, hopes to explore means to harness South South cooperation options to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals. The conference which is being held under the patronage of the Cuban Ministry of...
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On the occasion of a donation of a spinal instrument set an implants to the Health Care Agency by Nouvobanq Seychelles, a formal handing over ceremony will be held at the red roof building on Friday 20th April 2018 at 10am. The Managing Director of Nouvobanq Seychelles, Mr Ahmad Saeed will present the instruments to...
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South Africa The listeriosis situation in South Africa is improving. Although cases are still being registered, these are diminishing since the source was identified as ready-to-eat processed meat products manufactured at Enterprise Foods’ Polokwane production facility. The recall of implicated food products was announced on 04 March 2018. However, it is expected that new outbreak-related...
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A dozen of experts in Tobacco Control from the World Health Organisation (WHO) Headquarters, Regional Office, South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, Uganda and Liberia will join Tobacco Control focal points in Seychelles for a 3 day workshop to finalise a Tobacco Enforcement and training manual for the WHO African Region (WHO AFRO) from the 17th to...
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Celebrating this year’s Health Workers Day and World Health Day, a global tribute to all health workers and innovation they bring to the health sector, the Ministry of Health is hosting a week-long programme of activities from the 4th to the 12th April 2018. The programme highlights a seminar to present the performance of the...
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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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