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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 high [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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Workshop looks at national mental health policy

Workshop looks at national mental health policy

| 25/11/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS) An overseas consultant recently came to Cayman to help facilitate a workshop on developing a national mental health policy. From 16-17 November, University of the West Indies (UWI) Professor Dr Wendel Abel, a psychiatrist and Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) consultant, hosted small mee [...]

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Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

Kids’ posters raise awareness on rubbish plans

| 06/05/2015 | 1 Comment
(CNS): A competition across all of the country’s schools to design a poster about the waste management hierarchy is the first step in what will eventually become a nationwide campaign to raise awareness about generating less rubbish. It is hoped the poster and essay competition which was organised [...]

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