Health

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. 

White Ribbon Day was commemorated yesterday with the clear message of ending violence against women. 

Anger addressed at workshop

Saturday November 22, 2014

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. 

Donation helps family planning

Saturday November 22, 2014

A generous donation from a local business has a charity excited about putting money towards helping family planning in the community.

Palliative care services to improve

Monday November 17, 2014

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. 

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.

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