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Caymans

What Quality Of Healthcare Can You Expect In The Cayman Islands?

Tuesday June 16, 2020 (10:02:22)

The Cayman Islands has an estimated population of around 61,559 people, comprising over 100 different nationalities, and there are more registered businesses than people. The majority of the population reside on the largest of the three islands, Grand Cayman. In 2003, the Cayman Islands became the first country in the world to mandate health insurance for all residents.   more ...

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Prescriptions In The Cayman Islands: What Is Available And How To Ensure You Get The Right Level Of Care

Tuesday June 09, 2020 (12:20:28)

The Cayman Islands, made up of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman, currently has a population of just over 65,000 people and a landmass of around 102 square miles. Owing to the country’s small size, you may not expect its healthcare system to be as advanced as that in your home country. However, the Cayman Islands boasts several high quality hospitals and pharmacies, and you are likely to benefit from shorter average waiting times too.   more ...

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Maternity Care In The Cayman Islands: What The Options Are And How To Decide On A Birth Plan

Friday June 05, 2020 (14:07:36)

Overall, the Cayman Islands is a great place to give birth in. Not only have you got a beautiful, Caribbean paradise on your doorstep, but you’ve also got excellent medical care close at hand. The medical professionals who live and work on the three islands that make up the Caymans are all highly-qualified and experienced in their fields. The medical facilities available on the islands are all modern and operate at very high standards on an international scale.   more ...

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How To Register With The Health System In The Cayman Islands

Tuesday June 02, 2020 (10:26:29)

The Cayman Islands is an autonomous British Overseas Territory in the Caribbean, comprising the three islands of Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. The population of the Cayman Islands is just 61,559, so you may be forgiven for thinking that it must have little in the way of healthcare in place.   more ...

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How To Keep Your Health Insurance Costs Low In The Cayman Islands

Wednesday May 27, 2020 (13:56:01)

The Cayman Islands is perhaps most well-known for being a tax haven. While this has obvious advantages for the people living there, one of the areas it affects negatively is health insurance. Indeed, one of the main reasons people choose not to retire in the Cayman Islands is that the cost of sufficient coverage can be prohibitive. However, there are ways to keep your costs down.   more ...

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What Cover Is Available For Sporting Injuries In The Cayman Islands

Friday April 24, 2020 (11:49:12)

Although it is a legal requirement for all Cayman Island residents to take out medical insurance, additional cover will almost certainly be required for anyone participating in extreme sports. This is particularly the case for climbing, sailing and diving, which can all lead to injuries, from broken bones and torn ligaments to decompression sickness.   more ...

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How To Look After Your Mental Health In The Cayman Islands

Friday April 24, 2020 (10:43:37)

The Cayman Islands has a population of 65,000 people, and it is estimated that 4,000 of these suffer from mental health problems. Between 2006 and 2016, the number of mental health issues increased by 67%, with a significant growth in the number of drug abuse cases and suicidal tendencies. In his findings published in 2017, the chairman of the Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission reported an increasing number of self-harm cases, as well as large numbers of deliberate overdoses.   more ...

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Complementary Therapies In The Cayman Islands And How To Access Them

Thursday April 23, 2020 (17:52:15)

Complementary therapies are either accepted additional aspects of established Western medicine, such as physiotherapy and osteopathy, or alternative approaches, such as homeopathy, which are believed to work in conjunction with scientifically based treatment.   more ...

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What Options Are Available For Chronically Ill Expats Living In The Cayman Islands

Thursday April 23, 2020 (15:20:38)

Medical insurance is compulsory for all residents of the Cayman Islands. However, not all policies will accept liability for pre-existing conditions, so if you already suffer from a chronic illness and you are considering relocating to the Cayman Islands, you should ensure that you have sufficient cover to maintain your treatment programme.   more ...

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Caymans

How To Apply For A Visa In The Cayman Islands

Thursday March 19, 2020 (12:25:34)

In order to enter the Cayman Islands, your passport must have a minimum validity of six months beyond the date of your return ticket, assuming you are on a short-term visit. Nationals from some countries will also need to possess a valid visa. You will need to present proof of onward or return travel, and may be asked to show evidence of sufficient funds to maintain yourself, as well as any dependants, for the duration of your stay in the Cayman Islands. On occasion, you may be able to use a local guarantor in place of proof of sufficient funds. Their signed consent for liability will be required.   more ...



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