Tag - Mauritius

WHO commends Mauritius on lifesaving tobacco regulations

On 20 May 2022 the Cabinet of the Republic of Mauritius approved the new Public Health (Restrictions on Tobacco Products) Regulations 2022, issued under the Public Health Act. The new Regulations are ground-breaking, introducing standardized plain packaging for tobacco products, implementing a set of bold new combined graphic health warnings which will now cover 70-...

Mauritius: New Tobacco Cessation Clinic inaugurated in Black River

GIS – 31 May 2021: A new Tobacco Cessation Clinic was inaugurated, today, at Dr Yves Cantin Community Hospital in Black River, by the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, in the context of World No Tobacco Day 2021. The theme for this year is Commit to quit. A video clip and...

New Tobacco Legislations aim to decrease use of tobacco products in Mauritius

GIS – 24 May 2021: Our mission is to promote quality healthcare and ensure the wellness of all our citizens, particularly our youngsters, who are the main targets of the tobacco industry, said the Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Kailesh Kumar Singh Jagutpal, this morning, at the seat of his Ministry in Port Louis. ...

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