The Situation of HIV/AIDS in Mauritius

According to estimates, a total number of 329 cases of HIV/AIDS cases were detected in the year 2016 in which 319 cases were Mauritians and 10 cases were foreigners. The yearly positivity rates of HIV recorded seem to be 0.36% for the year 2016, which concludes that the total number of people living with HIV/AIDS in Mauritius is 6671. Statistics clearly indicate that men have the highest prevalence of HIV as out of the 6671 cases 5061 are men and 1610 are women. Since 1987 Mauritius has reported approximately 953 deaths due to HIV. Continue reading “The Situation of HIV/AIDS in Mauritius”

25 April: World Malaria Day

Malaria is a common and life-threatening disease in many tropical and subtropical areas. There is currently a risk of malaria transmission in 91 countries and territories, and these are visited by more than 125 million international travellers every year.

This year’s World Malaria Day coincides with activities to commemorate the 70th anniversary of WHO. The Global Malaria Programme is marking the Day with a series of interviews with leaders and advocates in the global malaria response, as they reflect on key moments in fighting this disease over the past 7 decades. Continue reading “25 April: World Malaria Day”

INVITATION: YUVA Medical Camp at Goodlands on Sunday, 17 December

YUVA is organising a medical camp at the Social Welfare Centre of Goodlands. Members of the public are invited to participate in the event and to benefit from free: Continue reading “INVITATION: YUVA Medical Camp at Goodlands on Sunday, 17 December”

YUVA organised Free Medical Camp for Residents of The Vale

We thank the residents of The Vale, YUVANs, Blood Donors Association, volunteers, sponsors, doctors, nurses, village councillors and everyone who supported our successful Medical Camp initiative today. 

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Invitation: YUVA organises Medical Camp at The Vale on 29 October

YUVA is organising a medical camp at the Village Hall of The Vale. Members of the public are invited to participate in the event and to benefit from free blood donation, hypertension & diabetes checkups and general medical checkup. Continue reading “Invitation: YUVA organises Medical Camp at The Vale on 29 October”