September 21, 2017

Cayman Islands: Handover of The Disabilities (Solomon Webster) Law, 2016

Websters Receive Presentation Copy of Law Bearing Son’s Name Members of the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) presented a bound copy of The Disabilities (Solomon Webster) Law, 2016 to the family of the late special Olympian on Tuesday, 19 September 2017. Solomon Webster, who would have been 28 years old last Friday, died […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Conquering Cancer Health Fair

CTMH Doctors Hospital was once again a proud sponsor of this year’s Cayman Islands Cancer Society Health Fair in Conquering Cancer. CTMH Doctors Hospital was present with their “New Blue” at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort for a day of cancer awareness and education. The sponsorship was a great fit, at CTMH Doctors Hospital, […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

On Friday September 15th, 2017, CTMH Doctors Hospital staff supported The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of The Cayman Islands (ADACI) by participating in their fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Over twenty staff members bought ADACI purple awareness T-Shirts and also wore purple to show their support in the worldwide struggle of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s […]

The Wellness Centre celebrates young Caymanian’s RBT certification

The Wellness Centre celebrates young Caymanian’s RBT certification Another young Caymanian student has become a Registered Behaviour Technician (RBT) after passing the international Behavior Analyst Certification Board’s external examination, following a five-month training programme through The Wellness Centre. Daniella Ebanks, the 4th Caymanian to gain the RBT qualification through The Wellness Centre training programme, said, […]

PAHO supports restoration of health services in Caribbean in wake of passage of Hurricane Irma

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life The Washington, D.C.-based Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) said its experts are supporting efforts to restore health services in Caribbean islands most affected by Hurricane Irma. PAHO said on Thursday that it has deployed health infrastructure experts, sanitary engineers, epidemiologists, among others, in collaboration with the affected countries. […]

Cayman Islands HSA launches Patient and Family Advisory Committee

The Health Services Authority (HSA) launched a Patient and Family Advisory Committee on Tuesday, 12 September, as part of its deliberate strategy to enhance the patient experience at all its facilities, improve services, standards, quality of care and raise the public profile of the organisation as the premier healthcare system in the Cayman Islands. The […]

St. Lucia PM visits Cayman Islands Medical Centre and hurricane-ravaged Turks and Caicos

As the Government of Saint Lucia works towards developing and improving various aspects of Saint Lucia’s health sector and explores the area of medical tourism, officials have been examining different models and health institutions in other countries. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet, Minister for Economic Development, Housing, Urban Renewal, Transport and Civil Aviation, Honourable Guy […]

Health City Cayman Islands performs brain surgery with patient awake

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 15, 2017) – In a first for the English-speaking Caribbean, neurosurgeons at Health City Cayman Islands have successfully performed another advanced procedure by surgically removing part of a brain tumor while the patient was awake. The procedure – known as awake craniotomy or awake brain surgery, enables the surgeons to remove, partly […]

USS Lincoln heads home after Irma relief effort

By MarEx From The Maritime Executive The U.S. Navy has ordered the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln to return to Norfolk, Virginia after a one-week mission to provide aid to the Florida Keys. The Keys were hit hard by Hurricane Irma, and the work is far from complete; USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS […]

Helmet to help the blind

Smart helmet invented by college students could help the blind ‘see’ with laser radar BY YVETTE TAN From mashable These college students could be onto something big. Five students from China have developed a smart helmet that could aid the visually impaired in their everyday activities. Called the “Eye See”, the laser-equipped helmet is capable […]