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Practical Information

Health Care

Knowing about the healthcare system in the host country is an essential component in planning different aspects of a new life as an expatriate. Rest assured, Mauritius has over the years developed a competent health care system supported by quality medical infrastructures and facilities. While the public health system is built upon the principle of universal access to free health care services, private institutions and global healthcare players, present on the island, parallelly offer state-of-the-art medical care.

The country’s public health infrastructure comprises 5 major public hospitals offering general services, 6 public hospitals each specialised in Mental health care, Cardiology, Orthopedics, ENT, Eye care and Chest as well as also various area health centers and mediclinics, proximate to communities across different regions.

Also, there are 18 private clinics and 11 specialised centers offering paid services and patients usually subscribe to medical insurance plans that offer different coverage plans. Likewise, expatriates from France can avail to social security benefits (Caisse des Français à l’Etranger) with approved private health institutions in Mauritius. Pharmacies are also numerous on the island.

The health workforce is the pillar of the healthcare system with the vast majority of medical practitioners having undergone their training programmes in reputable European and foreign medical universities. Medical institutions in Mauritius also employ foreign medical practitioners across a range of specialties. Moreover, the Medical profession is regulated by the Medical Council of Mauritius which ensures that healthcare practices commensurate with highest international quality and standards.   

Besides, vaccination against yellow fever is not compulsory if one is coming from Europe, North America, Oceania or Asia, and there is no risk of malaria.

Note: Applicants for Occupation Permit and Residence Permit are required to undergo medical tests and examinations as part of their application process. Please refer to following Medical Certificate and list of tests required.

All non‐citizens are required to do a set of compulsory medical tests as set out below:
  1. Blood tests for:
    1. Haemoglobin and Full Blood Count
    2. Hepatitis B Surface Antigen
    3. Anti-HIV screening test for AIDS
    4. VDRL test
    5. Urine tests for albumin and sugar
    6. Stool test for parasites
    7. Chest x‐ray
    8. Lymphatic Filariasis
    9. Leprosy

  2. Leprosy test is restricted to Indian nationals only, where the consulting Doctor should add on the Medical Certificate that the person is not suffering from Leprosy.

  3. Lymphatic Filariasis test is required only to non-citizens coming from: India, Bangladesh, Madagascar, Brazil, Comoros, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Indonesia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nepal, Nigeria, Philippines, Tanzania, Uganda & Vietnam.
Out of these tests, the following three tests should compulsorily be done in Mauritius:
  1. Hepatitis B Surface Antigen,
  2. HIV
  3. Chest x‐ray.
These tests may be done at any private local medical laboratory or clinic registered with the Ministry of Health and Wellness. Indicative list of private clinics and laboratories are annexed.

The remaining tests may be done in the applicant’s country before coming to Mauritius or in Mauritius itself.


Some key notes:

  •  All the tests results should be submitted to a local doctor who will issue a medical certificate after an examination. The medical certificate and the reports for the three tests done in Mauritius (HIV, Hepatitis B Surface Antigen and chest x‐ray) must be submitted at time of application.
  • No application for Occupation Permit will be accepted if there is evidence that the applicant is suffering from any infectious or contagious disease.
  • Medical tests should have been done no longer than six months before date of submission of an application.
  • The chest x‐ray should be signed by a radiologist.
  • Children who are below 12 years will have to submit a Medical Certificate after undergoing a clinical examination. Appropriate medical investigations including a Chest x‐ray and blood test should be carried out only if required by the doctor.

Welkin Hospital

Moka
Tel: +230 605 1012
Fax: +230 433 3025

Candos Clinic

Opposite Victoria Hospital Quatres Bornes
Tel: +230 425 7711
Fax: +230 425 7722

Centre Médical du Nord

Royal Road
Pointe aux Canonniers
Tel : +230 263 1010
Fax : +230 263 1963

Challeng’ Hair (Mtius) Ltd

Avenue des Rougets, Morc Jhuboo
Trou aux Biches
Tel: +230 265 5050
Fax: +230 265 6060

Chisty Shifa Clinic

4, Shan-E-Islam Street, Impasse Labourdonnais
Port Louis
Tel: +230 211 5157
Fax: +230 211 4647

City Clinic

102-106 Sir Edgar Laurent St,
Port Louis
Tel: +230 242 0486
Fax: +230 216 0156

Clinique de Grand Baie

Sottise Road Grand Bay
billing.gbmdc@intnet.mu
Tel: +230 263 1212
Fax: +230 263 0888

Clinique de L’Occident

Royal Road Flic en Flac
Tel: +230 453 5858, +230 453 5859
Fax: +230 453 5860

Clinique Muller (ex-Clinique de Lorette)

Higginson Avenue,
Curepipe
Tel: +230 670 2911
Fax: +230 676 2895

Clinique du Nord

81, Royal Road Tombeau Bay
Tel: +230 247 2532
Fax: +230 247 1254

Dr Agarwal’s Eye Hospital

Lot E 406, Rue des Arts, Morc Bega,
Ebene, Quatre Bornes
Tel: +230 454 9623
Fax: +320 454 9621

La Clinique Mauricienne

Réduit
Tel : +230 454 3061
Fax: +230 464 8813

Les Mariannes Wellness Clinic (Psychiatric clinic)

Congomah
info@lesmariannes.com
Tel: +230 243 9200
Fax: +230 243 8998

Medical & Surgical Centre (Fortis Clinique Darné)

Georges Guibert St
Floreal
Tel: +230 601 2300, +230 696 3612
Fax: +230 696 1209

Medisave Medical Centre

29, St Jean Road,
Quatre Bornes
sultanah@medis ave.mu
Tel: +230 427 7000
Fax: +230 424 3815

Nouvelle Clinique du Bon Pasteur

Mgr J. Mamet St, Rose Hill
Tel: +230 464 2640
Fax: +230 466 1618

Nouvelle Clinique Ferrière

College Lane, Curepipe
Tel: +230 676 3332
Fax: +230 675 1124

Stella Maris Clinic

Trois Boutiques Lane
Triolet
smctriolet@gmail.com
Tel: +230 261 0792, +230 261 0735
Fax: +230 261 0797, +230 261 1342

St. Jean Clinique Royal Road, Belle Rose

St Patrick Clinic Blue Shell Complex Flic en Flac

Tel: +230 453 9800
Fax: +230 453 9880

Aegle Medical and Surgical Ltd

Francois Mitterrand Road, Centre de Flacq
Tel: +230 460 5500
Fax: +230 420 1555

Welkin Hospital

Royal Road Moka
Tel: +230 605 1000
Fax: +230 605 1100, +230 433 3167

Biomed Laboratory

Royal Road
Triolet
Tel: +230 5917 4402
Fax: +230 261 3903

Biosystems Medical Laboratory & Diagnostics Centre Ltd.

Le Tamaris Building
Royal Road
Grand Bay
Tel: +230 263-4653
Fax: +230 263-7877

City Clinic Laboratory

102-106 Edgar Laurent St.
Port Louis
Tel: +230 242-0486
Fax: +230 240-7042

Clinique de Lorette Laboratory

Higginson Ave, Curepipe
Tel: +230 6702911-13
Fax: +230 676-2895

Green Cross Medical Laboratory & Diagnostic Centre

71, Royal Road
Belle Rose
Tel: +230 464-6598, +230 467-8999
Fax: +230 466 2999

Hans Biomedical Laboratory

(Mr Gopal Bhooshun)
La Salette
Grand Bay
Tel : +230 2691067
Fax: +230 2671067

Healthcheck Medical Laboratory Ltd

9, Georges Guibert Street Curepipe Road
Tel: +230 696 5112,+230 497 2525

La Clinique Mauricienne Laboratory

Réduit
Tel : +230 4543061
Fax: +230 4648813

Laboratoire Medical de Curepipe

(Mr P. Babooa) Georges Guibert St
Floréal
Tel: +230 7855121, +230 6969592
Fax: +230 6972851

Laboratoire Medicale de Flacq (Biosanté)

(Mr D. Seetiah) Eastern College Lane
Centre de Flacq
Tel : +230 413-5114

Laboratoire Medical de Goodlands

Royal Road Goodlands
Tel: +230 283 4000
Fax: +230 283 5114

Laboratoire Medical de Terre Rouge

Le Hochet
Terre Rouge
Tel: +230 249 1235,+230 5256 0114
Fax: +230 249 1235

Laboratoire de Quatre-Bornes

La Louise,
Medical Centre,
Quatre Bornes
Tel: +230 424-3238
Fax: +230 424-3238

Laboratoires Medicale des Villes Soeurs

Royal Road,
Beau Bassin
Tel: +230 4549999
Fax: +230 4659077

Laboratoire Médical de St Pierre

Buchoo Building
Place de la Gare
St Pierre
Tel: +230 433 3422

Laboratoire Medical Ville Lumière

8a, Boulevard Victoria
Curepipe
Tel: +230 676 5114
Fax: +230 670 0999

Lab Point Medical Laboratory

22, Jummah Mosque St.,
Port Louis
Tel: +230 216-5362
Fax: +230 216-5362

Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

4 Shan-E-Islam Lane, Impasse Labourdonnais St, Port Louis
Tel:+230 210-5226
Fax: +230 210-5226

Medical Laboratory Centre

Clinique du Bon Pasteur
J. Mamet St,
Rose Hill
Tel: +230 464-2640
Fax: +230 464-6713

Medical Laboratory Services

3, Avenue des Glaieuls, Quatre Bornes
Tel: +230 464-9601
Fax: +230 464-9601

Medicolab

23, Dr Edouard Laurent St,
Port Louis
Tel: +230 242-5987

Medisave Medical Centre Laboratory

29, St Jean Road
Quatre-Bornes
Tel: +230 427-7001,+230 427-7002
Fax: +230 424-1538

Medical & Surgical Centre Laboratory (Fortis Clinique Darné)

Georges Guibert St,
Floreal
Tel: +230 686-1477
Fax: +230 696-3612

Nouvelle Clinique Ferrière Laboratory (Laboratoire Medical D’analyse)

Gajadhur Lane,
Curepipe
Tel: +230 676-332
Fax: +230 675-1124

Omnimed Laboratory Services

100, Manilall Doctor Street, Solferino,
Vacoas
Tel: +230 427 4053
Fax: +230 425 8916

Promedica Diagnostic Laboratory Services

(Mr I. Sheik Yousouf)
1stFloor, Labourdonnais Court, Labourdonnais St,
Port Louis
Tel:+230 211-5712,+230 208 3658
Fax: +230 211-6693

Sky Labs Ltd

Royal Road La Louise Quatre Bornes
Tel: +230 453 9240
Fax: +230 453 9264

St Jean Clinic Laboratory

Royal Road Belle Rose
Tel: +230 4661544
Fax: +230 466 1903

The Medical Laboratory

3 Inkerman St,
Rose Hill
Tel: +230 464-4839
Fax: +230 467-0198

Twinmed Laboratory

John Kennedy Avenue, Vacoas
Tel: +230 697-0643,+230 497-0653
Fax: +230 698 8817

Biolyss Laboratoire D’Analyses

Ebene
Tel: +230 468 1444
Fax: +230 468 1444

Green Cross Medical and Diagnosis Centre

Rodrigues

Alpha Medica BioMedical Laboratory

Angle Leclezio St Impasse Cayeux
Curepipe
Tel: +230 5901 2263

Biogenomics Medical Laboratory

Columbia Court
St Jean,
Q. Bornes
Tel: +230 467 2526, +230 5939 8668
Fax: +230 467 2526

Khan Medcare

99B La Paix Street
Port Louis
Tel: +230 240 1111
Tel: +230 5918 3776

Quality Health Care laboratory services

Highlands Road, Camp Fouquereux,
Phoenix
Tel: +230 696 7001
Tel: +230 5737 7001

Biosantee Ltd Laboratoire Medical de Mahebourg

Corner Nyon Street and Royal Road,
Mahebourg 50810
Tel: +230 631 7114, +230 5252 3114
Fax: +230 631 8114

Ur Medic-RASP Consulting Ltd

Ave Francois Mitterand, Coeur De Ville, Flacq
Tel: +230 413 8005
Tel: +230 5911 5079

Prolabs Medical Ltd

Mamode Ally Bldg, Ground & 1st Floor, 219,
Royal Road
Beau Bassin
Tel: +230 464 6868, +230 5251 6868
Fax: +230 455 1901

Bio Health ltd

Laboratoire Medical de Riviere Noire)
Royal Road
Black River
Tel: +230 483 7114
Fax: +230 483 6999

Optima Health Solutions (Mauritius) Ltd

84 A Royal Road, Phoenix
Tel: +230 698 0111
Fax: +230 697 1782

Aegle Medical and Surgical Ltd

Francois Mitterrand Road, Centre de Flacq
Tel: +230 460 5500
Fax: +230 420 1555

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