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