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