Atasa Bosevakaturaga

Atasa Bosevakaturaga

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.

Apii Avarua marks 100 years

Saturday April 09, 2016

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.

Good health a life investment

Thursday April 07, 2016

MEMBERS of the public turned up in numbers to make use of the free of charge medical services provided by the Rarotonga Hospital and the Tupapa Community clinic yesterday.

THIS year’s orthopaedic surgeries and counselling services project could not have been the success it has been without New Zealand’s orthopaedic specialist Dr David Bartle and Rarotonga-based Dr Deacon Teapa.

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.

Animal foundation the real thing

Wednesday April 06, 2016

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.

The Cook Islands now has the fourth highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide.

Government records go digital

Saturday April 02, 2016

A plan to digitalise government records - in particular those relating to the filing of tax returns and Value Added Tax is well underway.

Road sign issue urgent

Thursday March 31, 2016

TAKITUMU Primary School chairperson, Ruth Horton is pleading with authorities to do something about road safety at the school.

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