Health

Health wary of disease outbreak

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The Cook Islands Ministry of Health is keeping a close eye on a leptospirosis outbreak in French Polynesia and is working with authorities to keep it out of the country.

Te Kainga training successful

Monday February 06, 2017

Te Kainga Community Mental Health Service, Rarotonga has successfully completed its 15th basic psychiatry and mental health course.

Health specialists begin annual visits

Thursday February 02, 2017

TWENTY health specialist visits are expected to visit the Cook Islands this year under the Ministry of Health’s health specialist visits programme (HSVP).

A DRAFT copy of a five-year plan for the Ministry of Health has been completed and it is undergoing a final edit before being released to the general public.

Health plays down doctor issue

Friday January 27, 2017

The LACK of doctors in the outer islands is not making a negative impact on residents’ health, says Health ministry secretary Elizabeth Iro.

TE KAINGA Community Mental Health Services, Rarotonga is hosting the 15th Basic Psychiatry and Mental Health Course, starting today.

The MINISTRY of Health has clarified questions over the testing of water quality at water stations around Rarotonga.

Study shows grasp of HIV dangers

Thursday December 15, 2016

A UNITED Nations study has revealed that on average, Cook Islanders first have sex when aged 15 and, along with people from Kiribati, are the youngest in the Pacific to do so.

Spreading message on healthy eating

Thursday November 24, 2016

Getting more men to take part in healthy food cooking demonstrations is a future goal for Cook Islands Red Cross Society’s community-based health programme coordinator Courtney Raita.

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