Even Tiny Mauritius Vulnerable to Aging Population Fears

May 19, 2016 • Daily Email Recap

Innovative solutions required to reverse downward trend of fertility rate, states Health Minister
“We have to come up with innovative solutions and new means and ways to reverse the downward trend of the fertility rate which currently stands at 1.4, that is under the replacement level of 2.1.”
This was the gist of the speech of the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Mr Anil Gayan, at the signature ceremony of the Agreement and Country Programme Action Plan between the Government of Mauritius and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), held yesterday in Port Louis in the presence of the UNFPA Country Director and representative of UNFPA Madagascar, Mr Mamadou Dicko

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