Health

Young farmers lead way on Mangaia

Tuesday February 07, 2017

On Mangaia, five young leaders are being trained in organic farming practices so they can supply local markets, as well as export crops to Rarotonga.

New nurses to graduate this month

Friday February 10, 2017

Seven nurses will officially receive their Diploma Certificates in Nursing at the Cook Islands Tertiary Training Institute (CITTI) graduation ceremony at the National Auditorium on February 24.

The 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting on Rarotonga this week proved productive, says chairman and Cook Islands Health minister Nandi Glassie.

Zika update for leaders

Wednesday February 24, 2016

Cook Islands Community Health Service met with community and traditional leaders including Members of Parliaments yesterday at Sinai Hall to give them an update on Operation Namu.

Cook Islands still Zika free

Thursday February 11, 2016

While the Zika virus continues to spread in neighbouring countries, the Cook Islands remains a safe haven with the mosquito-borne virus yet to enter the country.

Smoke issues prompt MOH visit

Tuesday December 08, 2015

The Ministry of Health has promised to take action after complaints from residents in Vaimaanga that Rarotongan Resort and Spa staff have been burning plastic PVC furniture among other rubbish on a dump site opposite the resort.

Mental health boost for Mitiaro

Monday December 07, 2015

In September this year, the Te kainga o Pa Taunga team from the Ministry of Health, made the long awaited visit to the island of Mitiaro.

Tutaka time again

Saturday December 05, 2015

The Ministry of Health will conduct its end of year Tutaka programme in Rarotonga, starting next week.

MOH takes hard line on abortion

Saturday November 28, 2015

The Ministry of Health has stopped the country’s only gynaecologist from making tough phone calls on behalf of women who decide they want to terminate a pregnancy.

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