Health

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 now has the fourth highest prevalence of diabetes worldwide.

A clinical psychologist and a psychiatrist will be in the Cook Islands this week.

The Cook Islands Ministry of Health has received ULV electrical misters for its vector control service programme worth NZ$230,000.

PM dispels health talk

Wednesday March 23, 2016

Prime Minister Henry Puna says he is fit and well despite rumours circulating about his health, yesterday. 

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.

In the Cook Islands at least one out of every three adults has a non-communicable disease (NCD).

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.

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