Health

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. 

Prevention the key to curb NCDs

Thursday November 13, 2014

Community Health Services are set to release a plan on non communicable disease to curb the lifestyles affecting the health of many Cook Islanders.

Cooks prepared for Ebola outbreak

Thursday November 13, 2014

Threat of an Ebola outbreak from the air or sea can be contained with processes and plans in place, say health professionals.

Local nurses talk healthy lifestyles

Thursday November 13, 2014

Cook Islands Nurses Association president Nga Manea said this is a great learning opportunity for nurses from the Cook Islands to build up stronger relationships with colleagues from other Pacific Countries and to make new lasting friendships that will create professional networks for future dialogue on nursing development.  

Ebola discussed

Thursday November 13, 2014

A meeting to discuss the preparedness of the Cook Islands for an Ebola outbreak will be held today. 

A man claims has been cured of prostate cancer by using a natural remedy from Nepal. However, the remedy used by the survivor is a contentious one. 

Mobros will be roaming the island with clean –shaven, groomed faces all in preparation for this month’s Movember campaign.

It was a memorable day for local character Ronnie Siu’lepa who for the first time ever shaved off his popular and iconic moustache in front of locals and visitors at the Punanaga Nui Market.

Local businesses are getting behind the local Movember campaign.

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