July 2, 2022

The Editor Speaks: What is Sickle Cell Disease?

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World Sickle Cell Day was celebrated last Monday (19) to make people aware of the disease. Here in the Cayman Islands the next Sickle Cell Support Group meeting will be held on Thursday, 22 June 2017 at 7.30 p.m. at the Cayman Islands Hospital Public Health waiting room. Dr. Anna Matthews, general practitioner, as well […]

World Sickle Cell Day was June 19 and celebrated in Cayman Islands

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The Cayman Islands again joined with the United Nations in recognising June 19 as World Sickle Cell Day. Since 2009, this day has been recognised to help in raising awareness of sickle cell disease as a public health concern. While screening for sickle cell disease has been in place in the Cayman Islands since the […]