Health

A big improvement in the gathering of population statistics is expected in the Cook Islands over the next decade.

The Cook Islands is still waiting for a promised 100 protective suits for health workers dealing with a future Ebola outbreak in this country.

On average, every five-year-old in the Cook Islands has a smile with at least six decaying teeth.

Four dengue cases suspected on Raro

Wednesday December 31, 2014

One case of the mosquito-borne illness dengue fever has been confirmed on Rarotonga and another four cases are suspected, says the Ministry of Heath.

The most important meal of the day was enjoyed free by many people on Rarotonga yesterday, thanks to the generosity of a church and its sponsors.

The Ministry of Marine Resources is concerned that programmes to monitor levels of ciguatera poisoning in Rarotonga’s lagoon may be affected by a change of direction taken by the Australia Awards Fellowships.

Keep active, be prepared

Tuesday December 23, 2014

Before you get active and head to the beach to cool down, the Cook Islands Water Safety and Surf Lifesaving Council urge the community to remember the ‘water safety code’.

Dengue danger alert

Tuesday December 23, 2014

Santa may not be the only ‘guest’ arriving at Rarotonga homes this Christmas.

The Ministry of Marine Resources (MMR) and Infrastructure Cook Islands (ICI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work in co-operation on water quality monitoring associated with the Sanitation Upgrade Programme (SUP).

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