#GetHealthy on Route8

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The #GetHealthy on Route8 campaign was born with a view to promote the 8 steps to a Healthier Lifestyle in collaboration with NIC’s broad network of established healthcare providers and partners. The #GetHealthy on Route8 campaign is spearheaded by the NIC health caravan, which is specially conceptualised to support this national cause and follow 8 prime routes to make healthy living more accessible to the Mauritian public across the island.

Launched in 2016, the #GetHealthy on Route8 campaign provides free health tests & screenings, with other healthy related activities, to the Mauritian public.

The first wave had 8 stops across the island, Bagatelle Mall, Riche Terre Mall, Flacq Coeur de Ville, Vieux Moulin Rose-Belle, Mahebourg Waterfront, LOLO Hypermarket, Municipality of Port Louis, and La City Trianon. These 8 campaigns attracted more than 12,000 visitors and nearly 5,300 people were offered free tests and screening, out of which around 40% of them were referred for further tests.

The success and impact of this newly launched innovative health campaign in Mauritius culminated into an award-winning trophy with NIC being recognised as a “Socially Responsible Organisation” in the Africa Leadership Awards.

This year, we have embarked on the second wave of #GetHealthy on Route8. The NIC health caravan will once again follow 8 routes and make 8 stops across the island with the primary goal of making healthy living more accessible to all.

Experience the 8-steps to a Healthier Lifestyle and the #GetHealthy on Route8 journey.

  1. Preventive Care

  2. Healthy Habits

  3. Eat Healthy

  4. Keep Fit

  5. Healthy Mind

  6. Healthy Relationships

  7. Be Happy

  8. Love Life

 

Check out our gallery for #throwback moments of our #GetHealthy on Route8 campaigns, and stay tuned for upcoming #GetHealthy on Route8 videos.