According to the Ministry of Health, the Chikungunya outbreak is on the rise and it’s the community that have brought about this increase.
The staff at Rarotonga Hospital can finally catch a breath as their collapsed computer system comes back online following weeks of repairs.
Although she is now back in Cairns, Cook Islands woman Takaivaine Tetini Hakaoro is still working hard for kidney and diabetes awareness and her goal to get a dialysis machine in the Cook Islands.
Mosquito-borne illnesses are increasing in the Cook Islands, with 18 cases of chikungunya confirmed and 187 cases of a ‘dengue-like illness’ reported in the past three months.
Matavera kids will be on the move tomorrow, with exciting activities at the popular Just Play Village Festival at Takitumu School field.
Healthy living was the focus of the first Ministry of Health Non-Communicable Disease Day held yesterday, aiming to combat one of the biggest health issues in the Cook Islands.