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Cayman Islands HSA helping smokers kick the habit

Recognised the world over as one of the very worst habits for your health, smoking is being targeted in an initiative spearheaded by the Public Health Department of the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA). Physicians and other healthcare professionals…

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World No Tobacco Day is May 31: Cayman Minister says tobacco kills 10% adult deaths

Minister’s Message Hon. Osbourne Bodden World No Tobacco Day May 31, 2014. Every year, on 31 May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and its partners everywhere celebrate World No Tobacco Day. The purpose of the observance is to bring global…

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Waste Management Strategic Outline Case now approved

The Strategic Outline Case (SOC) for the Cayman Islands Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) has been released to the public this week. Prepared by the Steering Committee for the ISWMS, the SOC was approved by Cabinet earlier this month….

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Support programme for smokers to quit in Cayman

From Cayman Islands Public Health Department The Public Health Department is urging members of the public to enlist in its ‘I Can Quit’ smoking cessation programme. Scheduled to begin on 4 June 2014, the programme will run for seven weeks…

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Children to receive free vaccinations this week

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…