Health

Ebola workshop prepares for the worst

Monday September 14, 2015

The Cook Islands is fighting fit should the deadly Ebola virus reach our shores thanks to a three-day workshop at Rarotonga Hospital last week.

Pneumonia on the rise

Friday September 11, 2015

The rapid spread of sickness during Te Maeva Nui celebrations isn’t over yet, with the hospital now seeing a rise in pneumonia cases.

Sensitive issue aired

Friday September 11, 2015

More than 30 people have died through committing suicide in the Cook Islands, and yesterday, a special day was held with the aim of ensuring that this number does not rise.

A large number of Aitutaki residents took the opportunity to learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and how to administer CPR.

Asbestos contaminates schools

Friday September 04, 2015

Asbestos has been found in buildings across the Cook Islands and the hazardous substance is contaminating a number of local schools.

Mental health service targets Pa Enua

Friday September 04, 2015

Te Kainga Mental Health Services on Rarotonga are going the extra mile to ensure that Cook Islanders suffering from stress and mental illness are properly cared for.

Dog attacks school child

Tuesday August 25, 2015

A dog attack at Takitumu Primary School has left a mother shaken and a young girl with stitches, sparking police to take a hard line against animal owners. 

Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) have started work to make up for delays in the Sanitation Upgrade Programme (SUP) which have forced the European Union (EU) to review its financial support.

Brave the heat and live longer

Saturday August 15, 2015

Fiery foods such as chilli peppers may do more than burn your tongue - they may also help you live longer.

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