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10 Dec

Get Active Programme 2020

Get Active Cayman is an annual program started by Dr. Christine Chen to address the health concerns of children in Cayman which teaches healthy lifestyle choices and includes cooking and fitness programs. Although COVID-19 prevented a larger mask-free gathering of participants, it was still lots of fun in June and July this summer doing heart-healthy exercise games and trying out nutritional recipes to learn how to cook healthier food. ...

09 Dec

Cayman Heart Fund Donates Life-Saving AED Equipment to the RCIPS

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is delighted to announce that it has recently received a donation of 22 AED (Automated External Defibrillators) battery packs and 20 CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) Kits from the Cayman Heart Fund. This generous donation means that these life-saving devices remain ready to be used by front-line officers should an emergency arise. Between 2012 and 2016 the Cayman Heart Fund donated 20 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to the RCIPS. These are in police stations across all three islands,...

14 May

HSA Receives State-of-art Neonatal Transport Incubator Donation

On Monday March 2nd 2020, the Health Services Authority Maternity’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) celebrated during a ribbon cutting ceremony their brand new Neonatal Transport Incubator donated by Team Nolan the Pediatric arm of the Cayman Heart Fund. This state-of-the-art, high-performance Incubator transports neonates safely, comfortably and with a minimum of stress. It can be taken nearly anywhere and still provide the warm, safe environment and quick access necessary for optimal neonate care. Charmin Fennell, HSA Maturity Ward Nurse Manager, said, “We...

17 Oct

Changes to the Cayman Heart Fund Board of Directors

Cayman Heart Fund is pleased to announce some changes to our Board of Director. Please help us welcome Dr. Bella Beraha, MD to her new role as Chairman of the Board. Maureen Cubbon as the new vice chairman and Colleen Mellott is joining the Board as a Director after being our Coordinator for three years. Dr Bella Beraha (the new chairman) was born and raised in Venezuela where she received her medical degree at the Universidad Central de Venezuela. Dr Beraha...

17 Oct

Cayman Heart Fund Donates AED to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently donated a HeartSine 360P AED to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA), with which CHF is planning to hold a health focused day called Know Your Numbers near the end of October. Know Your Numbers will be a family event to which the entire community will be invited to CIBA’s gym for a free health screening and information in order to raise awareness and have lots of fun.   Tristan Wesenhagen, CIBA’s Vice President, stated that...

17 Oct

Oasis Aqua Park donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from Oasis Aqua Park in support of World Heart Day 2019. World Heart Day is a global campaign during which individuals, families, communities and governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. Angelique Bodden, Coordinator of Cayman Heart Fund contacted local companies asking them to participate in the World Heart Day campaign. This year’s campaign is about wearing RED on Friday September...

17 Oct

Light the Sky Red – World Heart Day 2019

Come out to Camana Bay on Sunday September 29th 2019 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm and help us light the sky red in honour of World Heart Day. Don’t forget to wear red.   This year on World Heart Day, as part of CHF mission to ensure heart health equity for all, we want to create a community of Heart Heroes. Make a promise to us: A promise to our families to cook and eat more healthily A promise to our children to exercise more...

17 Oct

BritCay donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from BritCay in support of World Heart Day 2019. On Sunday September 29th 2019 the World will be celebrating World Heart Day. World Heart Day is a global campaign during which individuals, families, communities and governments around the world participate in activities to take charge of their heart health and that of others. Cayman Heart Fund is running two separate campaigns for World Heart Day 2019 as we understand the importance...

17 Oct

Team Nolan Bench Unveiling

A memorial bench was unveiled Saturday, 22 June, at Health City Cayman Islands in honour of baby Nolan Evans, who passed away from a complex Congenital Heart Defect (CHD) at just seven months old in January last year. The date of the unveiling of the Nolan Evans Memorial Bench would have marked his second birthday. The bench was conceived and designed by Nolan’s parents, Ailian and Sean Evans, as a visual reminder of the importance of raising awareness for CHD. The...

17 Oct

St Matthew’s University donates funds to the Cayman Heart Fund

The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently received a generous donation from St. Matthews University. The University offers CPR and BLS classes through-out the year and a portion of the funds collected are donated to the CHF supporting their work in the Cayman Islands. Qualified students receive a certificate authorized by the American Heart Association.  “We try to make our classes as interactive and engaging as possible. We want our students to leave the classroom having learned new skills as well as knowledge,...

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