Health

The MINISTRY of Health has clarified questions over the testing of water quality at water stations around Rarotonga.

Study shows grasp of HIV dangers

Thursday December 15, 2016

A UNITED Nations study has revealed that on average, Cook Islanders first have sex when aged 15 and, along with people from Kiribati, are the youngest in the Pacific to do so.

Spreading message on healthy eating

Thursday November 24, 2016

Getting more men to take part in healthy food cooking demonstrations is a future goal for Cook Islands Red Cross Society’s community-based health programme coordinator Courtney Raita.

EIGHT NURSES are expected to graduate from the Cook Islands Nursing School at the end of this year. Minister for Health, Nandi Glassie, said it was back in 1967 that the first nursing school was established and the ministry managed to re-establish this three years ago.

TE KAINGA o Pa Taunga has been busy carrying out activities as part of their awareness campaign to mark Mental Health Week.

The MINISTRY of Health will not hold another public consultation for the 2017-2037 National Health Roadmap and the National Health Strategy for 2017- 2021.

THE MINISTRY of Health Cook Islands is urging the public to attend a consultation meeting next month at the national auditorium.

Health literacy discussed

Wednesday August 03, 2016

A NEW Zealand Aid-funded partnership programme has brought together a team of professional educators to discuss the future of a pilot scheme for the Cook Islands Pacific Science for Health Literacy Project.

Tutaka shows serious health hazards

Wednesday August 03, 2016

A NUMBER of serious issues affecting some Rarotonga properties have been noted by the Cook Islands Ministry of Health following the end of the Tutaka mass cleaning campaign on July 29.

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