Health

More money for Health…

Friday September 21, 2018

Health to get $1.4m in 2018/19 budget

The Ministry of Health’s new mobile health clinic bus will initially be used to bring a mobile clinic to Titikaveka.

Dr Isaac Warbrick is visiting Rarotonga as part of his research on indigenous knowledge relating to health. As director of Taupua Waiora Centre for Maori Health Research at Auckland University of Technology, he leads Maori health research projects, supervises Masters and PhD students, and teaches post-graduate classes in Maori ways of approaching health and research. He contributed this article to CINews.

Pastor Ngarima George has embarked a one-man anti-smoking campaign at the Punanga Nui market.

Island draws family ‘home’

Saturday September 01, 2018

Dr Isaac Warbrick has moved to Rarotonga with his wife and family for three months.

Nine water stations unsafe

Tuesday August 28, 2018

Nine of the 24 public water stations in Rarotonga are contaminated and people are urged not to get their drinking water from them.

The flu-like symptoms affecting a large number of Rarotonga residents at present do not constitute an epidemic, says Rarotonga hospital chief medical officer Doctor Yin May.

The delivery of health services in the Cook Islands has gradually improved over the years, says former health minister Nandi Glassie.

Health issues up, budget down

Friday August 17, 2018

Despite an increase in complex health issues and challenges, the Cook Islands’ annual spending on health has declined every year for the past six years.

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