March 8, 2021

Cayman: HSA celebrates Caribbean Wellness Day with free home visits to older persons

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On Saturday, 14 September, Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) joins countries across the Caribbean to celebrate Caribbean Wellness Day geared at increasing awareness and promoting activities to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs). With the slogan, Healthy Ageing Starts Now, Caribbean Wellness Day 2019 focuses on healthy lifestyle practices that can help to prevent or delay […]

OECS Health and Knowledge Fair in observance of Caribbean Wellness Day

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Thursday, September 5, 2019 — Health and Knowledge Fair in Observance of Caribbean Wellness Day under the theme “Healthy Aging Starts Now”  will be held on 13th September 2019 at Constitution Park, Saint Lucia from 10:00 am.   WHATThe OECS Health Unit Joins the regional community in observance of Caribbean Wellness Day and  under the World Diabetes Federation / OECS Diabetes Prevention […]

Caribbean Wellness Day/Week promotes good health and well-being

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From SXM Talks GREAT BAY, Sint Maarten (DCOMM) – Caribbean Wellness Day (CWD) was observed across the region on September 8 to promote good health and well-being. In 2011 the CWD was expanded to become Wellness Week in the Americas commencing on September 8 and running until the 14.  This was part of the Political […]

Message from Dr C. James Hospedales Executive Director Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

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From Caricom Caribbean Wellness Day 2018 Promotes Health at Work: A Basic Human Right The United Nations (UN), The World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labour Organisation (ILO) state that every individual has a right to healthy and safe work and to a work environment that enables him or her to live a socially […]

St Kitts: Caribbean Wellness Week of activities promotes healthy living

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From SKNIS Basseterre, St. Kitts – Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the federation of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to be such a prominent issue that the government is taking a proactive approach to combat some of the risk factors that lead to these diseases. Dr. Marissa Carty, non-communicable disease programme coordinator in the Ministry of […]

Physical activity promoted as part of 2016 Caribbean Wellness Day commemoration

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Basseterre, St. Kitts, September 05, 2016 (SKNIS): An important event that has been incorporated into the Independence 33 Celebrations is a physical activity that is slated for Saturday, September 10, as part of the commemoration of Caribbean Wellness Day 2016. As lead Prime Minister on Health, as well as Human and Social Development within the […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman minister says no more duty cuts on fuel Marco Archer, Cayman Islands Minister of Finance, said last Friday (12) in the Legislative Assembly government could not afford to reduce the duty on fuel any further than the cuts in this year’s budget. The minister said he had to be prudent and the economy was […]