The Public Health Service is calling on parents to give their consent for their children to take part in a rheumatic heart disease screening programme for youngsters between five and 15 years.
Screening began yesterday and will take place in all schools in the Cook Islands.
The Cook Islands Ministry of Health has received ULV electrical misters for its vector control service programme worth NZ$230,000.
THE Cook Islands Tourism Marketing Corporation is calling on visitors to take basic precautions to protect themselves from being bitten by mosquitoes.
IN an effort to address mental health and road safety issues, the Ministry of Health will launch the Cook Island’s Mental Health Policy and Cook Islands Road Safety Strategy at Sinai Hall today.
An array of mental health professionals gathered at the St Joseph’s Catholic Church hall last week for a three-day workshop to discuss mental health issues in the Cook Islands.