Health

As part of the series of activities organised under the 16 Days Activism to End Violence against Women, the Ministry of Internal Affairs (Intaff) hosted a well-attended discussion panel at the USP on Wednesday.

Special day marked with song and dance

Wednesday December 05, 2018

Song and dance featured significantly in the International Day of Persons with Disabilities commemoration on Monday.

Call for increased HIV testing

Friday November 30, 2018

AS the 30th World AIDS Day is commemorated on Saturday, UNAIDS is making a global call for increased access to HIV testing and increased uptake of HIV testing.

PTI celebrates revamped building

Thursday November 22, 2018

“The basic unit of any society is the composition of a family.”

Meetings focus on Maori medicine

Tuesday November 20, 2018

Ta’unga of our traditional Maori medicine and those with great knowledge and interest of medicinal plants along with members of the public are encouraged to attend consultations that begin tonight (Tuesday) in Vaka Puaikura.

Woonton stands up for ‘Dr Joe’

Monday November 05, 2018

Former prime minister and health minister Dr Robert Woonton says the New Zealand parliament should be the next step for more than 11,000 petitioners calling out “unfair” treatment of a leading Cook Islands doctor punished for healing their skin ailments.

Nurses want independent review

Friday November 02, 2018

A lawyer representing 11 of the 13 nurses who were suspended by Health secretary Dr Aumea Herman last week, has filed a request for an independent review with Public Service Commissioner Russell Thomas.

Anesthesia machine early present

Thursday November 01, 2018

Christmas has come early for the surgical department at the Rarotonga hospital.

Donated machine benefits hospital

Thursday November 01, 2018

A portable “pulse oximeter” which records oxygen levels in the blood and the heart and measures a patient’s respiratory rate was donated to Rarotonga hospital last week.

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