Government and non-government organisations from the Cook Islands and New Zealand joined forces last week at the first mental health and well-being stakeholders meeting.
Ministry of Health says it has an effective Integrated Vector Bourne Management (IVM) programme to ensure mosquito-borne diseases do not enter the Cook Islands
With health spending in the news recently, a CI News reader has contributed this feature which highlights deficiencies in the national health budget. The writer, who is well qualified to comment on this issue, has asked not to be named. He says Health spending is currently $10 million below recommended minimum
The graduation of the second cohort of the First Line Management programme was celebrated on Friday as well the graduation of a number of students who completed National Certificate Courses in 2016.
Just Play was launched in the Cook Islands in 2011 and has now spread to two of the outer islands within the southern Cook Islands – Aitutaki and Atiu.
Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Awareness Week is an opportunity for people to get together and share information on the effects and prevention of NCDs, which are highly prevalent in the Cook Islands.