August 3, 2021

Block the hand that strikes women

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By Therese Turner-Jones From Jamaica Gleaner Latisha Bravo is one of the most recent victims of intimate partner violence to reach the front page of Jamaica’s national newspapers. Her brutal murder by her boyfriend is a tragic example of the horror of intimate partner violence (IPV) that is prevalent in Jamaica. Data from the first […]

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 […]

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 […]

Children to receive free vaccinations this week

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The Public Health Department is holding free vaccination clinics this week to ensure that children’s inoculations are up to date. The department will be contacting parents this week to schedule appointments for their children’s missed vaccinations. The clinics are being held as part of the Pan American Health Organization’s Vaccination Week in the Americas. “Since […]