The Mauritius Institute of Health was established in 1989 by an Act of Parliament as a parastatal body under the aegis of the Ministry of Health & Quality of Life, empowered to undertake training and research in the health sector and health related disciplines .

Mission

  • Contribute to the promotion of health and quality of life of society through training and health systems research

Vision

  • Strive to become a centre of excellence for research and training in health and related fields

Training

  • Regional Programmes
  • National Programmes
  • Consultancy services

Research

  • Health Systems Research
  • Evaluation of health programme

Media

  • Documentation centre
  • Information Technology Unit
  • Printing & Publishing

Networking

National

  • Ministry of Health & Quality of Life and other ministries
  • University of Mauritius
  • Tertiary Education Commission
  • National Agency for Treatment and Rehabilitation of Substance Abusers (NATRESA)
  • Mauritius Research Council
  • Human Resource Development Council
  • NGOs

Regional

  • Indian Ocean Commission
  • Southern African Development Community

International

  • Universities of Bordeaux 2, Montpellier , Lille
  • International Development & Research Centre (IDRC)
  • Roswell Park Cancer Institute
  • ITC project, University of Waterloo
  • UN Agencies (WHO, UNFPA, UNDP)
  • Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED)
  • Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie