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The Cayman Heart Fund is a non-profit, non-government organization dedicated to the reduction of heart and circulatory disease in the Cayman Islands. Heart and circulatory disease, known as cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the #1 health problem in the Cayman Islands. Our aim is to help prevent and reduce the early deaths, long-term disabilities and widespread suffering that heart and circulatory diseases cause our people.    

      Our Mission:  
        • Implement educational programmes in our schools, workplaces and communities that are designed to combat heart and circulatory diseases.
        • Implement awareness programmes to educate the public in recognizing the signs and symptoms of an acute coronary event Implement screening programmes to help diagnose high Blood Pressure, Cholesterol and Diabetes.
        • Implement CPR and Defibrillator certified training courses in our workplaces and communities and ensure that all rural communities have ready access to defibrillators.
        • Improve cardiac care facilities and equipment in our Hospitals.
        • Improve diagnostic techniques for the early detection of CVD in both women and men.
        • Improve the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric and congenital heart disease.
        • Improve women’s understanding of their high risks of CVD.
        • Improve the health of our country’s children thru the promotion of a healthy lifestyle.
        • Support the elimination of smoking in public buildings; the elimination of trans fats from our country’s restaurants and the reduction of refined sugars in our diets.
        • To accomplish our mission we will work in partnership with those members of the public who wish to be involved in our Mission; with our Government’s Representatives; with the Department of Health; the Health Services Authority; the George Town Hospital; the Chrissie Tomlinson Hospital; with the Island’s Doctors, Dentists and other Medical Professionals; with our Schools Representatives; with our Communities Representatives; with our local Charities; with Health, Fitness and Diet Instructors; with our country’s Media; with our Insurance Companies; with our local Companies, Businesses and Employers and, with those from overseas that care so much about the well-being of the people of the Cayman Islands.

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The Police Service received a donation of 20 automatic external defibrillators, AEDs for short, this week from the Cayman Heart Fund. An AED is a portable device that when hooked up to someone in a cardiac emergency, can diagnose a heart attack based on the rhythm of the heart and treat them with “defibrillation,” an electrical shock to return the heart to a normal rhythm. A project from the Cayman Heart Fund has brought more than 120 AEDs to the … read more

​The Cayman Heart Fund on Monday, May 16, at 7 a.m. is hosting its 9th annual Discovery Day 5K Walk/Run fundraiser. The run will take place at Camana Bay near the Audi dealership. Check-in begins at 6:15 a.m. Registration is available on CaymanActive.com. You may also register and collect your t-shirt on Saturday, May 14, at the Observation Tower in Camana Bay from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The entry fee is $25 for adults and $10 for children. The first 275 to enter will get a t-shirt. The proceeds will go … read more

Former Cayman 27 reporter Kevin Watler, who has recently recovered from open heart surgery, is urging everyone to support the appeal to buy a new ambulance for the Cayman Islands. Kevin is a member of Cayman Heart Fund which is running the appeal and is the chosen charity of the 2016 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge. The Heart Fund has already raised $50,000 and the 5K Challenge aims to raise the same amount to help towards the charity’s target of $150,000. … read more