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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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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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