Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Top ministers in Samoa

Monday September 04, 2017

Prime Minister Henry Puna and finance minister Mark Brown are in Samoa attending the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting this week.

Half marathon build-up for big race

Friday September 01, 2017

Athletes preparing for the 40th Round Rarotonga Road Race will have a perfect build-up opportunity tomorrow in a half marathon event.

The 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting on Rarotonga this week proved productive, says chairman and Cook Islands Health minister Nandi Glassie.

Almost a third have NCDs

Friday September 01, 2017

Almost a third of the Cook Islands population has been diagnosed with non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Netballers target Singapore trip

Thursday August 31, 2017

The Rarotonga-based players in the national netball squad to the Nations Cup in Singapore in December is holding a fundraiser this Saturday.

Health ministers take a field trip

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Ministers and chief delegates attending the 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting took part in a field visit to Rarotonga Hospital and Highland Paradise yesterday.

A representative from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) will make a presentation today during the 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting at the National Auditorium.

Diane McFadzien, country dialogue specialist on the Green Climate Fund, will talk about the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) funding systems, mechanisms and processes.

This will be one of the key presentations at the three-day meeting, which will end later this afternoon.

Doctor Shin Young-soo, the regional director for the World Health Organisation Western Pacific, s

Population down just 2 per cent

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Census shows small decline in population.

“Healthy Islands” is the vision for the 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting which started yesterday with an official opening ceremony at the National Auditorium.

Cook Islander Thomas Whiddon has been accepted for a Deep Sea Minerals related at-sea training with the Federal Institute for Geosciences and Natural Resources of the Federal Republic of Germany (BGR).

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