February 17, 2020

The CaymanHeart Fund to install a heart Survivors wall display at the Cayman Islands Hospital

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The , board of directors, with the approval of the , are installing a wall display at the Cayman Islands Hospital. This display is dedicated to our survivors and the ’s mission to reduce the risk of heart disease through raising awareness of cardiovascular disease and its effects.

The Survivors Wall display will be located on the main floor of the Hospital near the Ambulatory Unit.

The installation unveiling will take place on , Friday, September 29, 2017. is part of an international campaign to spread awareness about heart disease and stroke prevention.

The Cayman Heart Fund Board members hope to save lives with the wall display by bringing important attention to the Heart Survivors and offering lifesaving facts and information. Heart Survivor nominations are accepted throughout the year. A special committee will review all applications and a selection with be made based on the committee’s recommendations. To nominate a heart survivor and share an inspirational story, please contact the Cayman Heart Fund for an application or go online to www.caymanheartfund.com. To learn more or get involved please contact [email protected]

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) is a nonprofit agency dedicated to educating the public, influencing policy and supporting access to high quality health care through various programs and initiatives.
Achievable mentions to date include: purchasing a brand-new ambulance for Grand Cayman, donating 20 Automated External Defibrillators. (AEDs) to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service for distribution to police departments and service units throughout the Country.

The CHF supplies the Samaritan HeartSine AED and holds the largest AED database. It is estimated that the Cayman Islands has more AEDs on record per population density than any other Caribbean Island. The World Health Organization states that cardiovascular disease is the number 1 cause of death globally. The CHF organizes free community health screenings throughout the year as detection and education is key to slowing the rate of cardiovascular disease.

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IMAGE: Cayman Heart Fund Screenshot

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