Health

Team monitors mosquito breeding grounds

Wednesday February 13, 2019

With the recent heavy rain, the Ministry of Health has made an effort to increase surveillance activities on mosquito breeding places around the island.

A Good Samaritan from Hawaii has secured about 840 pairs of reading glasses which will be given to people in need for free this Friday.

Fundraiser for Lotu

Thursday February 07, 2019

Sadly, 9-year-old Lotu Vaevae Pare has been recently diagnosed with leukaemia.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus.

One dengue case on Raro

Wednesday February 06, 2019

The Health ministry has confirmed there is at least one case of dengue fever on Rarotonga.

Suicide prevention focus at seminar

Thursday January 31, 2019

About 60 people attended a suicide prevention workshop based on the “Flo Talanoa” module, which is centered on regular interaction between the communities, at Sinai Hall on Tuesday.

Water-borne illnesses on decline

Wednesday January 30, 2019

Ministry of Health has witnessed a decline in the water-borne illnesses despite the recent heavy downpours which have increased the risk of water contamination on Rarotonga.

PTI has courts in its sights

Wednesday January 30, 2019

The Women’s Counselling Centre in Rarotonga has put its foot down and will review orders from the Cook Islands High Court in regards to domestic violence matters.

Four schools with water issues

Tuesday January 29, 2019

Water stations at four schools on Rarotonga have been marked with red labels because they supply contaminated water.

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