May 9, 2021

World Kidney Day 2018 focuses on women’s kidney health

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On Thursday 8 March, the Health Services Authority (HSA) celebrated World Kidney Day (WKD), the most widely celebrated event focused on kidney health across the globe. This year’s theme “Kidneys & Women’s Health – Include, Value, Empower” underlined that the risk of developing Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) may be higher in women than in men […]

Cayman Islands Health Services to provide free health screenings on World Kidney Day

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(HSA) — In celebration of World Kidney Day (WKD) the Health Services Authority (HSA) will be holding free screenings for blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol on 9 March from 7:30am — 12:00pm in the George Town Hospital’s Atrium. All members of the public are invited. Celebrated every year on the second Thursday of March, WKD […]

Caribbean healthcare providers should test high-risk patients for kidney disease – PAHO

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From Caribbean360 The Washington-based health care organization on Wednesday called on Caribbean healthcare providers to test high-risk patients for signs of kidney disease. WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Thursday March 13, 2014, CMC – The Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) has expressed deep concern about the rise in kidney disease among seniors with diabetes and hypertension in […]