An array of mental health professionals gathered at the St Joseph’s Catholic Church hall last week for a three-day workshop to discuss mental health issues in the Cook Islands.
The Ministry of Health is suggesting women in their reproductive age should consider delaying their pregnancy as the Zika virus continues to spread in the Pacific.
Cook Islands Community Health Services are considering reactivating Operation Namu to ensure the country is safe from the fast spreading Zika virus.
An increase in the number of people reporting to Rarotonga hospital with conjunctivitis, more popularly known here as “red eye” or “sexy eyes,” has Ministry of Health staff worried.
Increasing numbers of abandoned homes and vacant and overgrown sections on Rarotonga is giving Ministry of Health staff some concern as they conduct progress with the 10-day pre-Christmas Tutaka this week.