The deputy governor is hoping to hit two birds with one stone for his inaugural 5K Challenge by encouraging civil servants to get fitter and healthier and at the same time help Derek Haines in his goal to reach $1m to build an in-patient care centre for the local hospice.Read more here

The Lions Club of Grand Cayman is embarking on a campaign that aims to educate men about their risk factors and prevention of the disease. The Lions Club will host a 3 day Journey for Life Run/Walk in memory of its former President Delano Hislop, who lost his battle to colon cancer in 2011. Proceeds raised will assist in the public awareness initiative and provide support for the Cayman Islands Cancer Society and the Cayman Islands HospiceCare. Watch video

More than 50 people came together at a gala dinner at the weekend to celebrate the Cayman Islands Medical and Dental Society’s 30th anniversary and to honor Dr. Sook Yin. Read more here

Scores of art lovers turned up to see the originals from next year’s calendar for themselves, and place bids on their favorite pieces. The fundraiser benefits Cayman Hospice Care and the National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO). Watch video

Derek Haines has raised over $400,000 for the Cayman Hospice Care and the Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on 25 May is a fundraiser for it, as well. All in all, Cayman Hospice Care is receiving good support from the Cayman Islands sporting world. Director of Sport Collin Anglin went so far as to make a light-hearted promotional video for this weekend’s run. Watch video

Health officials are working on drafting legislation to make it mandatory to report local cancer cases, according to Minister of Health Osbourne Bodden. Read more here

Mental health issues will be among a number of chronic noncommunicable diseases affecting the Cayman Islands to be addressed at the fifth national healthcare conference, Health Minister Osbourne Bodden announced Thursday June 5. Read more here

A night of laughter, shared experiences and beach attire were just some of the highlights of this year’s Cancer Survivors Dinner in the Grand Ballroom at the Marriott Beach Resort Friday evening. Read more here