Health

No dengue but heaps of mozzies

Friday 1 February 2013 | Published in Health

Recent deluges and the boom in mosquito numbers have some residents on edge over dengue fever.

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Good hygiene counters flu

Thursday 31 January 2013 | Published in Health

If you or members of your household are experiencing influenza (flu) like symptoms – stay home and keep kids from going to school.

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Demand for a bite of healthy fisheries

Saturday 26 January 2013 | Published in Health

The Cook Islands fisheries are in a healthy state – so healthy that everyone else wants a bite.

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'Sad' death not meningitis, said doctor

Friday 25 January 2013 | Published in Health

The death of a young woman at Rarotonga Hospital last weekend left rumours floating around Rarotonga that both the woman’s family and the Ministry of Health are keen to quash.

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Be smart, eat smart

Thursday 24 January 2013 | Published in Health

Giving children a great start to the new school year and helping them form healthy eating habits for life, begins with a nutritious school lunch.

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New course on nutrition

Tuesday 22 January 2013 | Published in Health

A new short course designed to help Cook Islanders understand more about nutrition is one of a number of changes at the Cook Islands Hospitality and Tourism Training Centre.

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Meeting tackles water safety

Tuesday 15 January 2013 | Published in Health

Increasing signage at danger spots in Rarotonga, informing tourists of those areas and forming an action group to prevent accidents were discussed at yesterday’s water safety meeting.

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Water safety strategy planned

Friday 11 January 2013 | Published in Health

A water safety council is one of the expected outcomes of a meeting surrounding the issue on Monday.

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1st new year baby

Tuesday 8 January 2013 | Published in Health

Rarotonga’s first New Year baby took her sweet time coming into the world.

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Full range families study planned for Cooks

Friday 4 January 2013 | Published in Health

Looking at the health of mothers and babies, to help paint a picture of the health of the nation, is set to take place in Rarotonga this year.

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Act now to prevent diabetes

Monday 31 December 2012 | Published in Health

As 2012 comes to an end, Takitumu Chief Pa Marie Ariki pens a column to acknowledge those who have assisted in pushing a greater of message of health to the wider community this year.

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Esther Honey gets $700 gift

Monday 31 December 2012 | Published in Health

The Esther Honey Foundation has become the seventh group in as many years to receive a funding boost from Island Hopper Vacations.

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Calendar a reminder of commitment

Friday 28 December 2012 | Published in Health

The Pacific Islands Forum leaders celebrated the adoption of the Gender Equality Declaration with a calendar focusing on improving the lives of women in the Pacific earlier this month.

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Action plan to combat 'evil disease'

Monday 24 December 2012 | Published in Health

A national plan to help control Cook Islanders’ high rate of smoking and the associated health problems was launched by the health minister on Wednesday.

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Creative Centre ends for 2012

Monday 24 December 2012 | Published in Health

The Creative Centre has been keeping itself busy on its last two days for the year, holding a Christmas party before finishing for the year on Thursday.

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Te Vaerua glad of Xmas help

Friday 21 December 2012 | Published in Health

Christmas is a time for giving and non-profit organisations in particular appreciate being remembered amidst the festivity hype.

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Comfort and cheer from carols

Thursday 20 December 2012 | Published in Health

Led by Santa Claus – 30 carol singers from the Hospital Comforts group, Girls Brigade companies and members of the general public spread the Christmas cheer and lifted spirits at the Rarotonga hospital on Tuesday night.

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Carols at hospital

Tuesday 18 December 2012 | Published in Health

A number of carolling Cook Islanders will assemble this afternoon at Rarotonga Hospital – and they’re looking for members of the public to join in.

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SIF deadline extended

Thursday 13 December 2012 | Published in Health

The board overseeing the Social Impact Fund (SIF) has extended the deadline for the full proposals to be completed.

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International disability day celebrated locally

Tuesday 4 December 2012 | Published in Health

Celebration was the key word for the Cook Islands’ International Disability Day efforts yesterday.

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