In a true demonstration of community spirit several volunteers and donors throughout Cayman joined with staff at the Health Services Authority (HSA) to complete a new memorial garden at the Cayman Islands Hospital. The garden was constructed in honour of former staff member Chelsea Doxey, who passed away from ovarian cancer in 2015. Ms Doxey,
December 1 is commemorated globally as World AIDS Day, first observed in 1988, World AIDS Day (WAD) has served to raise awareness about the epidemic, commemorate those who have died, focus attention on issues that are key to a successful response, inspire positive action and celebrate victories such as increased access to treatment and prevention
In a ceremony held on Monday, 28 November, the Health Services Authority (HSA) officially presented certificates to 44 of its staff members who successfully completed training as fire marshals – a new role that has emerged from an effort to improve fire safety and awareness within the organisation. The main focus of the new Fire
Antimicrobial Resistance Fact Sheet 2016.pdf The World Health Organization estimates that unless drastic measures are taken to reduce antimicrobial resistance, in 2050, antimicrobial resistance will be the largest cause of death worldwide causing the death of 10 million people annually. The main contributing factor in the increase in antimicrobial resistance has been the chronic over
Zika Virus Update as of 17 November 2016 The total number of locally transmitted laboratory confirmed cases of the Zika virus reached 20, as of 17 November 2016. Laboratory diagnosed imported cases remain at 10. The total number of all laboratory confirmed cases, local and imported, is 30. • The number of local transmissions includes
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In honour of World Prematurity Day, an observance celebrated annually on 17 November, a local mother has decided to show her gratitude to the Health Services Authority’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with a donation for the purchase of new equipment. Jennifer Collins, a director with Carne Group, said each month her office selects a
Guillain-Barré Syndrome patient makes remarkable recovery at HSA With love, faith and the help of healing hands, a patient of the Health Services Authority (HSA) who was suffering from Guillain-Barré Syndrome (GBS), a rare and serious condition, has made a significant recovery. On 12 February 2015 Sislyn Ebanks’ life took a drastic turn when she
Registration rates for the Cayman Islands’ cancer registry have been consistently increasing each year. This is the result of cancer survivors and patients being regularly referred to the registry from more than a dozen medical professionals and cancer organisations across the island since data collection efforts first began. These increased data collection efforts come after
Zika Informational Town Hall Meeting – Notification – REVISED Town Hall Meetings about Zika Virus Re-start The series of town hall meetings about the Zika virus commence again tomorrow night (Tuesday, 18 October 2016). The meetings are being held by Public Health to inform residents about Zika, and to address concerns, especially for pregnant women.