November 21, 2019

Regional health and communications specialists develop key messaging on non-communicable diseases

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Friday, May 10, 2019 — Willemstad, Curaçao: Over 35 healthcare and communications professionals from 25 Caribbean countries met in Curaçao from April 29-30, 2019 to finalise a regional strategy aimed at the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) – the number one cause of death in the Caribbean. The two-day workshop, facilitated by the Organisation of Eastern […]

London man is second reported to be cured of HIV, a major development in the fight against AIDS

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From The Virgin Islands Consortium Researchers revealed on Monday that a man infected with HIV may be the second person to beat the virus that causes AIDS, a development that takes the fight in finding a cure a giant leap forward. According to the research, which was published Monday in the journal Nature, almost three […]

After Bush Sr.’s death, Twitter grapples with the ex-president’s divisive legacy

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BY RACHEL KRAUS From Mashable The nation, and the internet, are remembering President George H.W. Bush following his death just after midnight on Dec. 1. Some obituaries and remembrances are highlighting what writers describe as his “civility” — a hot button word that pundits and critics have variably longed for in both the actions of […]

The Editor speaks: World AIDS Day but more steam needed

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Last Saturday (1) was World AIDS Day. Please read our Minister of Health’s message on World AIDS Day published on our website at: https://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/cayman-islands-minister-of-healths-message-for-world-aids-day/   The Cayman AIDS Foundation on their Facebook page says: The Cayman AIDS Foundation (CAF) is a community based organisation which provides education on the danger of, helps prevent the spread […]

Sir Jony Ive and Marc Newson co-design a diamond ring created with a water jet and laser cutter

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BY RAIN NOE From Core77 Minimalist, pricey and created for charity Next week Sotheby’s will be hosting the RED Auction, the proceeds of which will be donated to the fight against AIDS. One of the most anticipated objects to go up on the block is a diamond ring–not of the antique sort that Sotheby’s often […]

Step up’ HIV treatment in Caribbean, PAHO advisor urges

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By KIMONE FRANCIS From Jamaica Observer APPROXIMATELY 15,000 Caribbean nationals are infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) each year, and approximately 10,000 living with the dreaded disease die annually. There are some 310,000 people living with the disease in the Caribbean, and of that number, 73 per cent are aware of their status. Despite these […]

AIDS care in the Caribbean is varied

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From St Lucia Times (Martinique 1Ere) – 308 million euros are needed each year to finance the fight against AIDS in the Caribbean. The majority of this sum is the responsibility of countries that benefit from some international aid. But from 2018, there will be a shortfall of 7.5 million euros. Indeed, US President Donald Trump has canceled […]

The Editor Speaks: HIV &AIDS

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Friday, December 1st is World AIDS Day. Cayman Islands Minister of Health in his Message said: “As the festive season approaches, it is always a poignant time of year for people who have lost loved ones, particularly those who have succumbed to an illness such as HIV and AIDS. “It is important, therefore, that we […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s Message for World AIDS Day Dec 1 2017

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Minister for Health, Environment, Culture and Housing Hon. Dwayne Seymour, JP, MLA World AIDS Day 2017 1 December 2017 As the festive season approaches, it is always a poignant time of year for people who have lost loved ones, particularly those who have succumbed to an illness such as HIV and AIDS. It is important, […]

WORLD ORPHANS DAY was observed Monday, November 13

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November 11, 2017 Nashville, TN… On Monday, November 13 there will be events, vigils and fundraisers commemorating World Orphans Day in various countries around the world. Facilitated by a Nashville based organization, The Stars Foundation, the flagship platform for orphans is being expanded to include an internationally promoted World Orphans Day theme song in 2018. […]