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4 December 2020

Changing the face of men’s health: Growing ‘mos’ to save bros

Thursday 19 November 2020 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Health, National


Changing the face of men’s health: Growing ‘mos’  to save bros
From left: Tuakana Mataiti, Augustine (Gas) Heather Jr, Sonny Karati and George George, keep moving and keep up with their exercise routine at the Rarotonga Golf Club. 20111812

A significant increase in the number of men getting their health checked is a positive sign they are taking seriously the men’s health campaign message – “Get yourself checked”.

George George, a driver of the “Movember” movement, says Dr Rangiau Fariu is striving to keep up with the appointments.

“It is good to see and know that men are taking note of the message; and many people have come forward to sponsor our campaign.

“I’m really humbled too that the Prime Minister Mark Brown is also behind the cause, to encourage our men,” said George.

The Cook Islands Christian Church of Avarua are hosting a men’s evening tonight at the Sinai Hall at 6pm to help spread the gospel of men’s health.