Health officials take precautions with visitor

A female visitor to the Cayman Islands taken to Government Hospital this morning does not meet the criteria for the Ebola virus.

 

Cabinet Implements Ebola Travel Ban

At today’s Cabinet meeting my colleagues and I had a presentation from the technical team regarding the ongoing preparations. Following the presentation, it was decided by Cabinet to implement a travel ban whereby any persons who have visited Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, or Congo within the past 21 days will not be allowed entry.

 

Minimum Wage Advisory Committee launches public consultation

On 16th October, the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) launched its public consultation at a press conference. The Committee is seeking public opinion and information on the topic of introducing a minimum wage to the Cayman Islands. The first phase of the public consultation will run until 30th November, 2014 followed by a second phase in

 

Cayman to spearhead healthcare risk management event

A 31- strong Cayman delegation, including the Cayman Islands Premier, will be heading to Anaheim California to represent the jurisdiction’s captive insurance industry at the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management annual conference (ASHRM).

 

New Manager to Head Up Solid Waste Management Project

A veteran of the Canadian solid waste management industry has taken the helm of the Integrated Solid Waste Management System project. Jim Schubert brings 25 years of experience to his new role as a Senior Project Manager, in the Public Works Department’s (PWD’s) Major Projects Office.

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A female visitor to the Cayman Islands taken to Government Hospital this morning does not meet the criteria for the Ebola virus.\r\n\r\nEmergency Medical Services were called to a house in East End early Monday, 27 October, 2014, for a female patient experiencing symptoms of fever, diarrhea, loss of appetite, weakness and sweating. Health Services Authority care givers are treating the patient for gas...
Statement from Hon. Osbourne Bodden, Minister of Health:\r\n\r\nCaymanians and residents,\r\n\r\nFollowing the outbreak of the Ebola virus in four African countries, we have learned that this often fatal disease has reached the shores of our close neighbor, and largest trade and travel partner, the United States. I am aware that some of you are understandably concerned about these developments, but I urg...
On 16th October, the Minimum Wage Advisory Committee (MWAC) launched its public consultation at a press conference. The Committee is seeking public opinion and information on the topic of introducing a minimum wage to the Cayman Islands.\r\n\r\nThe first phase of the public consultation will run until 30th November, 2014 followed by a second phase in January with the Committee submitting their final r...
\r\n\r\nA 31- strong Cayman delegation, including the Cayman Islands Premier, will be heading to Anaheim California to represent the jurisdiction’s captive insurance industry at the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management annual conference (ASHRM).\r\n\r\nRepresentatives from the key insurance managers, law and audit firms, financial institutions and the regulator, the Cayman Islands Monetary Au...
A veteran of the Canadian solid waste management industry has taken the helm of the Integrated Solid Waste Management System project.\r\nJim Schubert brings 25 years of experience to his new role as a Senior Project Manager, in the Public Works Department’s (PWD’s) Major Projects Office. In this role, Mr Schubert is responsible for all aspects of project delivery for the proposed integrated soli...
Each year on 10th October, the international community encourages stakeholders to talk about their work on mental health issues. A particular concern worldwide is the need to increase access to mental healthcare.\r\n\r\nHere in the Cayman Islands, which we so often characterise as paradise, we must understand that we face a similar challenge. Those people whom our community knows to be suffering from...
\r\n\r\nPhoto credit: Dr. David Marshall, ICCI President\r\n\r\nDelivered Thursday, 9 October, 2014 at the Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman\r\n\r\nYour Excellency, Speaker of the House, Hon. Deputy Governor, Hon. Deputy Premier, Hon. Ministers and Members of Cabinet, Councillors, Members of the Legislative Assembly, Cabinet Secretary, Financial Secretary, Chief Officers, Commissioner Baines, President Moxam, The E...