COVID-19 HOTLINE: 141

Health for All and Health by All

A principle that places the well-being of the individual and the family at the center of all our efforts in the pursuit of social and economic development.
A recognition that health is a fundamental right of every citizen and the pursuit of better health for every Seychellois is a personal and collective commitment.

An expression of our desire and determination that every person must have access to health care and that the exclusion of anyone from the basic needs for a better health is unacceptable.

A collective national effort to promote the development of comprehensive, appropriate and effective health care services; the mobilization of all sectors and partners in the promotion and protection of health.

A philosophy that recognizes that the primary responsibility for health rests with each and every single individual and that the individual’s beliefs, attitudes and actions determine his or her health.

An acknowledgement that the promotion of better health for our nation involves a shared commitment between the government and its national and international partners.

An invitation to all sectors and organizations whether governmental, non-governmental or private to join together in mobilizing the resources and optimizing efforts towards common goals.

A desire and a determination that health workers in cooperation with professionals in other sectors and, most importantly, in partnership with the community, seek to ensure that the health care services are efficient and effective and of highest standard.

An expectation that members of the community will respect and support their health workers and health services and will utilize their health services appropriately.

PRESS RELEASE

COVID-19 positive patient transferred to Mahe for further care
September 15, 2020
Public Health Authority confirms new COVID-19 case on Praslin
September 12, 2020
Health officials follow up new COVID-19 positive case, urges adherence to health guidelines
September 11, 2020

NOTICE

Call the Department of Health hotline on 141 if you have any symptoms of COVID-19 or any health concerns on COVID-19. 

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As part of Department of Health overall effort to engage with the community to foster patient safety and health worker safety to commemorate World Patient Safety Day celebrated on the 17th September, teams of health care workers & partners wearing yellow T-shirts and face coverings will be at several strategic locations all over the country this weekend on Saturday 19th September 2020, to interact with members of the public, to sensitize them further on the necessity for COVID-19 infection prevention and control. Hand sanitizers and face masks will be on offer to the lucky ones. ... See MoreSee Less

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