Tag: Public Health Department

HSA reinforces no-smoking policy

HSA reinforces no-smoking policy

| 10/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): As part of continuing efforts at preventative care, the Health Services Authority (HSA) is stressing that all of its facilities, including the Cayman Islands Hospital and district health centres, are designated smoke-free zones. HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood said the healthcare provide [...]

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Free health screenings offered

Free health screenings offered

| 08/04/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The theme for World Health Day 2018 is “Universal Health Coverage: Everyone, Everywhere” and in recognition of the annual 7 April commemoration, the Public Health Department has organised a week of free health screenings. This year’s theme encompasses the idea that universal [...]

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Dr Kiran Kumar to retire from HSA

Dr Kiran Kumar to retire from HSA

| 05/06/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Following a long and distinguished career with the Public Health Department (PHD), the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority’s (HSA) Medical Officer of Health, Dr Kiran Kumar, will be retiring in July this year. Dr Kumar first took up his post when he arrived in the Cayman Islands in 198 [...]

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Global call to say no to tobacco

| 29/05/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Countries around the world will jointly observe World No Tobacco Day Sunday, 31 May. Coordinated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), this year’s focus, “Stop illicit trade of tobacco products”, is supported by Article 15 of WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). [...]

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