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Health

Nurses in the Cook Islands will mark International Nurses Day this week byb celebrating their achievements, remembering their pioneers, and recognising nurses all over the world.

Over the Easter holidays the Ministry of Health received two cases of motorcycle crash-related hospital admissions involving young people, one of whom was referred from Aitutaki. Both incidents were associated with alcohol.

Cooks ‘safe’ from measles

Wednesday April 17, 2019

The high level of immunisation in Cook Islands is likely to have prevented an outbreak of measles, which is plaguing New Zealand at the moment.

Three German dental students who were recently in the country will return home after completing their practical work last week.

Pharmacy wins best in blue

Monday April 15, 2019

The CITC Pharmacy staff earned the prize of morning tea for the best dressed team in blue for the Autism Awareness day held earlier this month.

Programme to control mosquitoes

Monday April 15, 2019

The Ministry for Health has secured a vector control expert to assist the Cook Islands in controlling dengue spreading mosquitoes.

Call for storm-water tenders

Friday April 12, 2019

Infrastructure Cook Islands is tendering work for a storm-water management project to supply and improve pipes and catchments for excess storm water. 

Ophthalmologist Dr Joanne Sims has confirmed that over the years she has been to the Cook Islands she has seen changes to the diets of most diabetic patients.

Prime Foods the fresh and frozen produce store is making use of banana leaves on the island.

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