MOH guards against dengue

Monday May 08, 2017

Ministry of Health says it has an effective Integrated Vector Bourne Management (IVM) programme to ensure mosquito-borne diseases do not enter the Cook Islands

A clinical psychologist and psychiatrist will visit the Cook Islands from May 15 for two weeks.

Annual health outreach in the north

Wednesday April 12, 2017

Nine medical professionals from the Health ministry are conducting the annual outreach health programme to the northern group islands.

Depression health day theme

Thursday April 06, 2017

“Depression: Let’s Talk”, is the theme of World Health Day, to be marked in the Cook Islands today.

The problem with Health...

Saturday April 01, 2017

With health spending in the news recently, a CI News reader has contributed this feature which highlights deficiencies in the national health budget. The writer, who is well qualified to comment on this issue, has asked not to be named. He says Health spending is currently $10 million below recommended minimum

The graduation of the second cohort of the First Line Management programme was celebrated on Friday as well the graduation of a number of students who completed National Certificate Courses in 2016. 

Just Play was launched in the Cook Islands in 2011 and has now spread to two of the outer islands within the southern Cook Islands – Aitutaki and Atiu.

Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) Awareness Week is an opportunity for people to get together and share information on the effects and prevention of NCDs, which are highly prevalent in the Cook Islands.

Health wary of disease outbreak

Tuesday February 28, 2017

The Cook Islands Ministry of Health is keeping a close eye on a leptospirosis outbreak in French Polynesia and is working with authorities to keep it out of the country.

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