October 16, 2021

Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference focusing on managing your health

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This year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference will take place on 18 to 20 October, and will focus on ways that the general public can help manage and maintain their own health and wellbeing under the theme “Managing Your Health: The Empowered Patient.” The conference will cover wide-ranging topics such as the day-to-day management of non-communicable […]

2018 Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference focusing on “Managing Your Health; The Empowered Patient.”

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This year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference will take place on 18 to 20 October, and will focus on ways that the general public can help manage and maintain their own health and wellbeing under the theme “Managing Your Health: The Empowered Patient.” The conference will cover wide-ranging topics such as the day-to-day management of non-communicable […]

Cayman Islands residents get trained in food hygiene

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Five hundred and forty eight Cayman Islands residents were trained and certified in basic food handling techniques during the six month period from January to June 2018. These individuals participated in one of 39 food safety classes that were put on by the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) during the six month period. “We are […]

The Editor Speaks: Seafarers

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“Here in the Cayman Islands our rich maritime heritage plays a very important part in determining who we are as a culture. “One thing that many Caymanians and residents have in common, regardless of how recent our arrival, is that we all feel the pull of the sea that bounds our beautiful Islands. “Yet while […]

Monday, 25 June is International Day of the Seafarer: Message from Cayman Islands Minister

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Message by Minister for Culture Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark International Day of the Seafarer Monday, 25 June 2018 It gives me great pleasure today to commemorate the International Day of the Seafarer. Here in the Cayman Islands our rich maritime heritage plays a very important part in determining who we are as a culture. […]

Message by Cayman Islands Minister of Health Hon. Dwayne Seymour to mark World No Tobacco Day 31 May 2018

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Another World No Tobacco Day is here. Every year on 31 May the Cayman Islands joins countries around the globe to shine a spotlight on health and other risks associated with tobacco use. This year’s observance focuses on tobacco as a leading cause of heart and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) —connections of which many are unaware. […]

National Drug Council officially opens Cayman Brac office

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The National Drug Council officially opened its Cayman Brac office last week during a visit by Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing, Hon. Dwayne Seymour. The office, which has been operating since last year, offers full-time services to all residents. Prior to the office opening last year, only limited services conducted by National Drug […]

Cayman Islands DEH offers laboratory tours for high school students

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The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) invites Grade 11 students enrolled at all Cayman Islands high schools to tour its environmental health laboratory on Friday, 9 March 2018. The laboratory is located at the Cayman Islands Environmental Centre, 580 North Sound Road, Grand Cayman. Tours will commence at 9.30 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. […]

March is Honouring Women Month in the Cayman Islands

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Counselling Services’ Family Resource Centre (FRC) celebrates the achievements of women and calls for greater equality in its annual observance of Honouring Women Month, throughout March. This year’s International Women’s Day (Thursday, 8 March 2018) theme, #PressforProgress, is a strong call to action to press forward, motivate and […]

Cayman Islands bulk waste collection has begun

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From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has begun collection of curbside bulk waste. As part of its annual bulk waste removal activity, DEH workers along with private partners are sweeping the island to gather waste left out by residents. Minister of Environmental Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour expresses his […]