For the last seven years Cook Islands women have had the opportunity to have specialist breast cancer checks without having to leave the country.
Though the disease is present in some other Pacific countries, the Cook Islands Ministry of Health has still not recorded any confirmed cases of Zika virus this year.
ADVANCED eye cataracts have become a common problem among elderly Cook Islands residents says visiting New Zealand ophthalmologist Dr Alison Pereira.
BIOSECURITY Service Cook Islands is holding a workshop on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Wildlife Species (CITES) at the Agriculture office this week.
THE World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged the Cook Islands government’s commitment towards addressing non-communicable diseases problem (NCDs) in this country.
Ministry of Health (MOH) has denied claims made by the Grey Power that the delay in transfer of some ill elderly patients to New Zealand for further medical treatment is due to lack of funding.