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The Disease Surveillance and Response Unit (DSRU) will on Tuesday 17th July 2018 at 10am sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Airtel Seychelles to improve the efficiency of surveillance and response in the country. The signing will take place at the IDSR meeting room on the ground floor of the Blue Roof Building. Through...
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Bringing two of UK’s distinguished professors, Anne Hendry and Paul Rylance, the Third Annual Symposium on Person-Centred Care will be opened by the Minister for Health Jean Paul Adam on Wednesday 12th July at 11 am at the diagnostic centre conference room. This year more than 80 health professionals have registered to take part in...
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In continuing efforts to upgrade Community Health services, the Health Care Agency is embarking on major refurbishment projects on two of the five regional health centres in the country. Local contractors have been awarded contracts to effect refurbishment and remodeling works at the English River Health Centre and to renovate the entire wastewater system at...
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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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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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