Health

‘World No Tobacco Day’ is celebrated every year on the 31st May. 

Leaders against chlorination

Saturday May 18, 2019

Traditional leaders of the Cook Islands remain steadfast in their decision to oppose the chlorination of public water supplies.

Nursing school under review

Friday May 17, 2019

The future of the School of Nursing in Rarotonga is being reviewed and a report on this is yet to be received, says the head of school of nursing.

A paediatric team who has been visiting Rarotonga for the last five years believe that the hospital paediatric staff members have improved in their service delivery.

Free clinic for the elderly

Saturday May 11, 2019

Nobody should be left out of health services, says Nurses Association president Ngatamariki Manea.

As part of the celebrations for International Nurses Week nurses are providing free health screening to those with special needs at Are Pa Metua, the Creative Centre and the Te Kainga O Pa Taunga today.

Nurses in the Cook Islands will mark International Nurses Day this week byb celebrating their achievements, remembering their pioneers, and recognising nurses all over the world.

Over the Easter holidays the Ministry of Health received two cases of motorcycle crash-related hospital admissions involving young people, one of whom was referred from Aitutaki. Both incidents were associated with alcohol.

Cooks ‘safe’ from measles

Wednesday April 17, 2019

The high level of immunisation in Cook Islands is likely to have prevented an outbreak of measles, which is plaguing New Zealand at the moment.

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