A KABP study substance abuse among youth (12-24 years) in Mauritius

To explore the knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and prevalence of cigarette, alcohol
  and illicit drug use.  600 male and female youth aged 12 to 24 years were
 randomly selected both from the rural and urban areas. 



Socio-epidemiological  study on HIV-related behaviour among 

young  people in Mauritius


To explore the prevalence of HIV-related risk behaviour among young people in Mauritius; to examine the association between HIV-related behaviour and

 social factors among young people in Mauritius

Contraceptive prevalence survey   To study the prevalence of contraception among women 15-49 years   2004
MENDU (Mauritius Epidemiological Network for Drug Use)   The updating of reports every six months   2001-2004
Risk factors associated with suicide in  Mauritius – A case Control
  Study factors contributing to suicide among suicide attempters in Mauritius  


A study of factors influencing substance abuse among youth in
housing estates of Mauritius

To identify factors influencing use of substance among youth in housing estates
in Mauritius
World Health Survey   Performance, Assessment of Health Systems   2004
Evaluation of the SAMU Services   To evaluate the services provided by SAMU   2004


  To explore knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and behaviour related to STIs/HIV/AIDS
in the Republic of Mauritius

Study of the socio-economic & cultural determinants of HIV/AIDS epidemic in member countries of the Indian Ocean Commission (IOC)


‘’Comprendre les causes du niveau actuellement  bas de la prévalence du VIH

et  de prévoir l’avenir ainsi que de proposer des stratégies communes qui

peuvent maintenir le taux ou même diminuer l’incidence dans le futur’’


Development of a communication assessment protocol for young children with cleft palate


Compilation of a baseline data on 0-5 year old children with cleft palate and

development of a communication assessment protocol

Youth health risk behaviour survey in the Republic of Mauritius   Study on health risk behaviour among youths in Mauritius and Rodrigues   2006
Chikungunya  outbreak 2006   Audit of vector control activities   2006

 Chikungunya outbreak 2006


Survey on drug induced perforated Viscus and Gastro-instestinal bleeding

among patients treated for Chikungunya


 Evaluation of methadone maintenance therapy


To study the operational nature and effectiveness of the methadone

substitution therapy.

Survey of medicine prices, availability, affordability and price components in Mauritius  

A field study to measure the price, availability, affordability and price

components of selected

African tobacco situational analysis   Baseline assessment of and action research on Tobacco Control Programmes   2008
Etude socio-comportementale au VIH/SIDA   Etude socio-comportementale au VIH/SIDA parmi les marins de l’Océan Indien   2008
Health research system analysis institutional survey  

To analyse and better understand : the National Health Research System and

the  capacity of institutions conducting research on health issues; the systems

 and mechanisms of knowledge use in  the National Health System




HIV infection and risk behaviour among seafarers in the Indian



A survey on HIV infection and related risk behaviours among seafarers from

the Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius and the Seychelles





Uptake of treatment care and support among people living with

HIV and AIDS in Mauritius


To explore the nature and range of treatment and care provided to People

Living With HIV and AIDS (PLWHA )





Study on violence in public hospitals (Island of Mauritius)


To explore the prevalence of reported cases of violence in public hospitals, to

identify the nature and scale of the problem and to make recommendations for

preventive strategies




Evaluation of tobacco control policies in Mauritius.

The International Tobacco Policy evaluation project

 [ITC Project] . (Wave 1)


To measure the psychosocial and behavioural impact of key national level

policies of the WHO Framework Convention on tobacco Control [FCTC].

The ITC Project is a collaborative effort with international health organizations

and policymakers I 20 countries




Air quality assessment for second hand smoke in hospitality

venues in Mauritius

  To monitor compliance with smoke-free laws by assessing the quality of indoor air  



Strengthening the health information system regarding tobacco

use among non-communicable diseases (NCD) patients

 attending public health instutitions


To strengthen the Health Information System [HIS] at the Ministry of Health,

 with a view to empower the system for a systematic collection, compilation,

 analysis and use of data related to tobacco use




Health professionals survey in Mauritius: knowledge, attitudes,

beliefs and practices (KABP)with respect to tobacco use

and smoking cessation


To determine tobacco use prevalence among health professionals; to explore

 their knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and practices (KABP)with respect

 to tobacco use and smoking cessation and; to assets their skills and training

 needs in smoking cessation techniques





International tobacco control (ITC) policy evaluation project: ITC

Mauritius survey – (Wave 2)


To evaluate national level tobacco control policies




Variation in cigarettes, tobacco use behaviours and exposures

 in ITC countries: a study among Mauritian smokers (Phase 1)


To examine variability in cigarette brand varieties ; and how these relate to

 tobacco control policies, and smoker exposures and behaviours across

different countries




International tobacco control (ITC) Mauritius report – World

Lung  Foundation Media Campaign: ‘Lungs are like sponges’.

Top-Line report of evaluation measures from wave 3 of the ITC 

Mauritius survey


The objective of the Sponge campaign was to increase awareness of the

harms of tobacco smoke for smokers and non-smokers




Factors associated with increased rate of caesarean sections in

the Island of Mauritius

  To identify factors which contribute to the rise in caesarean section rate  



International tobacco control (ITC) policy evaluation project:

 ITC Mauritius survey – (Wave 3)

  To evaluate national level tobacco control policies  


Mauritius Inherited birth defects registry  

To obtain information about children with any type of birth disorders, be it

structural, congenital or other conditions