September 17, 2019

Cayman Islands Minister’s Message – Vaccination Week in the Americas

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Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA Vaccination Week in the Americas 2019 20 to 27 April 2019 This week the Cayman Islands has once again joined in the observance of Vaccination Week in the Americas (20-27 April 2019). The 2019 campaign slogan “Protect your community. Do your part. #GetVax” […]

The Editor speaks: Vaccinations

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This week (April 20-27) is Vaccination Week in the Americas. Never has there been such an important week in our ever increasing “It’s XXXXXX Day/Week”. Whist the Health Authorities across the world, with heavy emphasis on the USA, have been sleeping the Anti-vaccination Movement have been blasting their rhetoric across media platforms that are also […]

Vaccination Week in the Americas 2018 – Message from Cayman Islands Minister

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From Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA 21 to 28 April 2018 This month, from April 21 to 28, the Cayman Islands and other countries in the region will celebrate the 16th Vaccination Week in the Americas, with a soccer theme in honour of the 2018 World Cup. The […]

Cayman Islands observes Vaccination Week in the Americas

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The Cayman Islands joins other member states of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) – North, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean – for the 15th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas. This April, the countries and territories of the Americas and PAHO  will celebrate two important milestones related to immunisation: the […]

Vaccination Week in the Americas celebrates 15 years

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More than 640 million people have been vaccinated in the Region since 2003. PAHO’s initiative has contributed to eliminating measles, rubella and congenital rubella syndrome, and keeping the Americas free of polio. Washington, D.C., 20 April 2017 (PAHO/WHO) – More than 60 million people will be vaccinated against a series of dangerous diseases during the […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s message – Vaccination Week in the Americas

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Premier and Minister for Health Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Vaccination Week in the Americas 2017 In line with countries around the region, the Cayman Islands is commemorating Vaccination Week in the Americas with the theme: #GetVax to celebrate a healthy tomorrow! The event is being celebrated from 22 to 29 April 2017 and […]

Cayman Islands premier’s message on Health Week

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Message from Minister of Home Affairs, Health and Culture Hon. Alden McLaughlin, JP Vaccination Week in the Americas 2016 23-30 April, 2016  Commencing on Saturday 23 April, the Cayman Islands will join other countries in the Region of the Americas to observe the 14th Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA). The week of activities runs […]

Cayman Islands observes Vaccination Week

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Observing Vaccination Week in the Americas The Cayman Islands joins other member states of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), i.e. North, Central and South America, Mexico, and the Caribbean, for the 14th anniversary of Vaccination Week in the Americas (VWA). This year, Vaccination Week takes place from 23-30 April. The theme “Go for the […]