Health

The Cook Islands Prostate Foundation will be able to develop and continue awareness and education programmes after receiving generous donations from individuals and businesses who helped support the Movember campaign. 

Punanga Tauturu turns to Facebook

Wednesday December 10, 2014

Punanga Tauturu Inc (PTI) has joined the social media age and is launching a Facebook page to commemorate Human Rights Day 2014. 

Mosquito disease warning

Tuesday December 09, 2014

The season for mosquito-borne diseases is almost here and with it comes a warning from public health to combat diseases like dengue fever by using repellent and avoiding creating mozzie-friendly environments.

A senior lecturer from the University of Otago has been on the island organising and conducting a research project of the mentoring programme offered by the Rotaianga men’s centre in Tupapa. 

Christmas celebrations came early for the drop in visitors of Te Kainga Pa Taunga on Thursday complete with all the Christmas trimmings.

Help is available, say no to violence

Saturday December 06, 2014

The festive season is a time of sharing and giving but it is also when cases of domestic violence spikes.

We do our best: Mitiaro nurse

Thursday December 04, 2014

Mitiaro nurse practitioner Ngatokorima Patia is livid about a comment made in a letter to the editor titled ‘try living in the outer islands’ about the health care on the island.

Movember shave-off raises $3,500

Tuesday December 02, 2014

The month long men’s health awareness campaign, Movember Cook Islands has come to an end.

The Cook Islands National Council of Women President, Vaine Wichman will represent the Cook Islands, Te Marae Ora, and the Gender and Development Division at the Human Rights in the Pacific Conference being convened by Massey University from December 8 to 9 in Auckland.

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