11 April 2020 – Seasonal anti-influenza vaccination exercise underway in Mauritius

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Biological measures; Finance policy and financial aid; Financial aid to health services
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and Wellness in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Integration, Social Security and National Solidarity, and the Mauritius Police Force, is underway across the country.

Overview: Anti-influenza vaccination exercise 2020 underway across the country
The vaccination exercise is being effected through health caravans, and vaccines are being provided to elderly persons aged 60 and above, children with disabilities attending specialised schools and inmates of charitable institutions and private licensed homes.

Full details here: http://www.govmu.org/English/News/Pages/Anti-influenza-vaccination-exercise-2020-underway-across-the-country.aspx

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – other
Evidence/Justification: This initiative complements the other health, economic and social measures implemented by Government to combat the spread of Covid-19 in Mauritius and to relieve citizens in this period of confinement.