Health

‘Expect 2400 infections, 100 hospitalisations and ten deaths when Covid-19 arrives’: TMO

Wednesday 17 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

Covid-19 is likely to hit the Cook Islands causing multiple deaths, hundreds of hospitalisations and thousands of infections when it arrives.

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Te Vaerua organises caregivers’ workshop

Tuesday 16 November 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Health, National

A practical and theory workshop targeted for caregivers and family members looking after the elderly and disabled starts today, hosted by the Te Vaerua Community Rehabilitation Inc.

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Te Marae Ora prepares for digital Covid certificates

Monday 15 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

In preparation for international travel regulations, Te Marae Ora (TMO) Ministry of Health is expecting to have digital Covid-19 certificates available by 2022.

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Not a proud record: Cook Islands biggest drinkers in the world

Saturday 13 November 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Health, National

Cook Islands has been crowned the highest consumer of alcohol per capita in the world. The findings come as no surprise to those who have been calling for a clampdown on excessive alcohol consumption in the country.

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New men’s group promotes ‘happy, stable and productive families’

Friday 12 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, National

Te Punanga Oraanga Matutu, a new NGO dedicated to supporting and solving domestic problems regarding men and their families, held their first workshop on Wednesday at the New Hope Church.

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Search on for fittest mum

Saturday 6 November 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Health, National

Tumuora Fit Family are searching for Cook Islands’ “fittest mum”, into their sixth year of holding a Fit Mum Competition in conjunction with NZ Fittest Mum Search, based in Auckland.

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Men in Crisis: ‘Our men are dying young’

Saturday 6 November 2021 | Written by Al Williams | Published in Features, Health, National

A staggering majority of men are heading towards early deaths as a joint project by Te Marae Ora (TMO), Ministry of Health and the Rarotonga Rotary Club rolls through Rarotonga.

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Covid booster shots planned for 40-plus

Saturday 6 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health is waiting for New Zealand to make its decisions on Covid-19 booster shots before giving them to Cook Islands residents.

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Booster shots for the immune-compromised: Dr Tukuitonga

Thursday 4 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

People with underlying medical condition or cancer or some immune-compromised condition may require Covid-19 booster vaccines twice a year, says a leading Pacific health expert.

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Movember fundraising month underway

Tuesday 2 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, Local, National

Movember Cook Islands is excited to kick off a big month of celebrating men and raising awareness of their health - both physical and mental.

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Cancer survivor encourages a positive attitude

Monday 1 November 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, National

A breast cancer survivor says one has to try and stay positive after receiving the diagnosis and in their journey to fight the cancer.

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Health ministry to consider vaccine for young children

Monday 1 November 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

The Cook Islands would consider vaccinating children under the age of 12 if it was approved by New Zealand’s medicine safety authority, Medsafe, says a government spokesperson.

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Rarotonga men are not prioritising their health

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, National

A joint project by Te Marae Ora (TMO) Ministry of Health and the Rarotonga Rotary Club to improve men’s health has noticed that a lot of them have health related problems tied to smoking and drinking.

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Vax drive covers Mitiaro and Atiu

Wednesday 27 October 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Health, National, Outer Islands

Young people aged 12 to 15 years on Aitutaki, Mitiaro and Atiu have had the opportunity to receive their first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine, so too have a number of adults who missed out first time around.

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Auckland returnee in MIQ was ‘admitted to hospital’

Monday 25 October 2021 | Written by CI News Staff | Published in Health, National

A returnee from Auckland who is completing managed isolation quarantine (MIQ) at the Edgewater Resort and Spa in Arorangi was admitted to hospital last week.

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Raro turns pink to support breast cancer awareness

Saturday 23 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Health, National

Within an hour, three tables of donated bras were quickly snapped up by women and girls at the ‘Free Bra Day’ event yesterday morning.

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Busy dog desexing clinic in Avarua

Saturday 23 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, Local, National

Te Are Manu Veterinary Clinic hosted one of their biggest dog desexing clinics yet, serving dog owners from the Takuvaine, Tutakimoa, and RAPPA puna.

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Free bras for Breast Cancer Awareness

Friday 22 October 2021 | Written by Melina Etches | Published in Health, National

In partnership with the Breast Cancer Association, the Cook Islands Family Welfare Association (CIFWA) have on offer free bras for women to pick up today from their office located at Tupapa.

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Rarotonga groups team up for Wellness Day

Tuesday 19 October 2021 | Written by Alana Musselle | Published in Health, National

The Realist Project is excited to collaborate with The Compassion Project Rarotonga (CPR) to organise a ‘Wellness Day’ in support of CPR’s efforts to build their ‘Hub’.

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Cooks amongst the most vaccinated in the world

Tuesday 19 October 2021 | Written by Caleb Fotheringham | Published in Health, National

The Cook Islands have been identified as world leaders in Covid-19 vaccinations by the International Federation of Red Cross (IFRC).

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