The Cook Islands’ incidence of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), is predicted to worsen with increasing problems of unhealthy lifestyle and behaviour according to the 2015 World Health Organisation report.
THIS year marks a special occasion for parents, teachers and current and former students of Apii Avarua as they celebrate the school’s 100th year jubilee.
As part of its efforts to address diabetes issues in the Cook Islands, the Ministry of Health will conduct free blood and diabetes check-up at all its health centres today to mark World Health Day.
HUMANE Animal Foundation Cook Islands trustee Alistair Macquarie has refuted claims by a Cook Islands SPCA committee member that the foundation is fake and is falsely collecting money from unsuspecting people.
THE teachers and students of Takitumu Primary School have every reason to smile after a Good Samaritan guaranteed to the school that he will repair the school’s stop sign, reinstall the zebra crossing and paint the school’s signs.
A plan to digitalise government records - in particular those relating to the filing of tax returns and Value Added Tax is well underway.