November 20, 2019

Cayman Islands HSA encourages women to protect themselves from cervical cancer

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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, and the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) is encouraging women to take action to protect themselves from cervical cancer by educating women about the ways they can prevent the disease which include regular screening tests and the HPV vaccine. HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection and is […]

Health screening required for new students at ALL Cayman Islands’ schools

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All students entering government or private schools in the Cayman Islands for the first time are required to have health screenings. Noting that this includes students entering reception programmes, School Health Coordinator Nurse Carvell Bailey adds: “The Education Department mandates that these screenings must be completed before the new school year begins in September.” The […]

Cayman Islands give health advisory for World Cup travellers

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From Cayman Islands Public Health Department The Public Health Department has issued a health advisory to Cayman Islands residents who will be attending the World Cup in Brazil from June 12 through July 13 2014. “The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the World Health Organization (WHO ) recommend that all residents of the Americas […]