Tag: Ministry of Health

Young Caymanians join public sector

Young Caymanians join public sector

| 28/06/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three young Caymanian have recently taken jobs at the Ministry of Health, capitalising on their backgrounds in public health and accounting. Policy advisor Alanis Linwood, deputy chief financial officer Kenisha Lumsden and accounts officer I Cody Ebanks are the new additions to public sector service.

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Health care directive form available online

Health care directive form available online

| 27/06/2019 | 2 Comments

Individuals wishing to communicate their decisions regarding their future health care are advised that the required form is now available on the Ministry of Health website (scroll down to the end of the “Know more” section on the right). The form  allows individuals to express specific advance health care directives and/or appoint a proxy to […]

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Recruitment training for health ministry

Recruitment training for health ministry

| 03/03/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Senior managers and human resources (HR) staff from the Ministry of Health recently attended a two-day training session to enhance their recruitment skills.  Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Senior Certified Professional Susan White, a former executive at global financial services firm JP Morgan Chase, led the sessions for the 20 staff.

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Health ministry staff support YMCA

Health ministry staff support YMCA

| 10/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A dozen staff from the Ministry of Health spent time volunteering at Bodden Town Primary School last month. Their aim was to support and help raise awareness for the Extended After-School Programme (EASP) that the YMCA operates for government schools across the Cayman Islands.

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Doctors receive mental health training

Doctors receive mental health training

| 09/12/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of 16 public and private doctors attended special training focused on mental health for primary care physicians on Saturday and Sunday, 1-2 December. The Ministry of Health organised the workshop, which is part of international training initiative, the Mental Health Gap Action Programme (mhGAP).

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Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

| 10/10/2018 | 0 Comments

Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour writes: Every year World Mental Health Day reminds us all that it is as important to focus on healthy minds as much as on healthy bodies.

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Minister’s message for World Health Day

Minister’s message for World Health Day

| 05/04/2018 | 2 Comments

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour: To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Cayman Islands will be holding World Health Day activities from 9 to 13 April. WHO’s constitution came into force on 7 April 1948. This year, the Cayman Islands will celebrate a week of activities commencing on Monday, 9 April.

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Minister’s message for World AIDS Day

Minister’s message for World AIDS Day

| 30/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour): 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 observe World AIDS Day on 1 December to highlight the risks […]

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Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

Minister’s message for World Mental Health Day

| 10/10/2017 | 0 Comments

(Minister for Health Dwayne Seymour): We are once again marking World Mental Health Day, the annual date which highlights an issue that is all too often given insufficient attention. As Minister for Health, I want to ensure that mental health is given the same focus as physical health, both of which are very important to […]

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Ministry message for World No Tobacco Day

Ministry message for World No Tobacco Day

| 31/05/2017 | 1 Comment

Ministry of Health: The Cayman Islands is once again marking World No Tobacco Day, a very significant date on our annual health calendar. As highlighted in this year’s theme “Tobacco – a threat to development”, smoking has a significant impact on nations around the globe. There are more than seven million deaths from tobacco use […]

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