Health

Dengue cases rise to 10

Saturday March 09, 2019

Ten dengue cases have been confirmed by the Ministry of Health and there are another five probable cases are yet to be diagnosed.

Tackling NCDs on awareness day

Thursday March 07, 2019

A large crowd of more than 100 people attended the launch of the Ministry of Health (MOH) Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Day yesterday morning.

NCD awareness day tomorrow

Tuesday March 05, 2019

Forty per cent of the Cook Island’s population was affected by Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) last year.

Operation Namu to fight dengue

Thursday February 21, 2019

Four cases of dengue have been recently confirmed in Rarotonga. This follows the diagnosis of dengue three weeks ago in a visitor who arrived from French Polynesia.

Tairea at obesity health meet

Thursday February 21, 2019

Public health nutritionist Karen Tairea was part of the 17 Pacific Island countries meeting to address childhood obesity in the region.

Team monitors mosquito breeding grounds

Wednesday February 13, 2019

With the recent heavy rain, the Ministry of Health has made an effort to increase surveillance activities on mosquito breeding places around the island.

A Good Samaritan from Hawaii has secured about 840 pairs of reading glasses which will be given to people in need for free this Friday.

Fundraiser for Lotu

Thursday February 07, 2019

Sadly, 9-year-old Lotu Vaevae Pare has been recently diagnosed with leukaemia.

Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease caused by the dengue virus.

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