Cook Islands Health Minister Nandi Glassie used his weekend between two United Nations meetings in Bangkok to visit a ground-breaking youth programme in Northern Thailand.
Although Breast Cancer month has long ended, the Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation collected a cheque from Telecom Cook Islands for donations received through text.
An anger management workshop organised by the Rotaianga Men’s Support Centre will be run next week parallel with White Ribbon Day.
“Harnessing the emotions is the focus of the workshop,” says Bob Kimiangatau, Manager of the Rotaianga Centre.
Individuals taking part in the workshop will be taught how to deal with their emotions and identify what triggers their anger.
While palliative care programmes in the Cook Islands are still in the early stages of development – support in developing this service has been received from overseas experts.
With OVER 20-years experience in sports massage and ten years in podiatry in New Zealand, Julie McLellan has decided to call Rarotonga home.
McLellan is the first and only sports podiatrist on the island and is open for consultations at her home in Muri.
Podiatry focuses on diagnosing and treating disorders on the ankle, foot, and lower leg.
Community Health Services are set to release a plan on non communicable disease to curb the lifestyles affecting the health of many Cook Islanders.