Health

Chikungunya numbers hit zero

Wednesday September 16, 2015

The Chikungunya outbreak which swept through the nation has finally come to a standstill, with only one case reported in the last fortnight.

Road safety not on island time

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Health has responded to a letter in Monday’s paper condemning their consultation period for the new Road Safety Strategy.

Ebola workshop prepares for the worst

Monday September 14, 2015

The Cook Islands is fighting fit should the deadly Ebola virus reach our shores thanks to a three-day workshop at Rarotonga Hospital last week.

Pneumonia on the rise

Friday September 11, 2015

The rapid spread of sickness during Te Maeva Nui celebrations isn’t over yet, with the hospital now seeing a rise in pneumonia cases.

Sensitive issue aired

Friday September 11, 2015

More than 30 people have died through committing suicide in the Cook Islands, and yesterday, a special day was held with the aim of ensuring that this number does not rise.

A large number of Aitutaki residents took the opportunity to learn how to use an Automated External Defibrillator (AED) and how to administer CPR.

Asbestos contaminates schools

Friday September 04, 2015

Asbestos has been found in buildings across the Cook Islands and the hazardous substance is contaminating a number of local schools.

Mental health service targets Pa Enua

Friday September 04, 2015

Te Kainga Mental Health Services on Rarotonga are going the extra mile to ensure that Cook Islanders suffering from stress and mental illness are properly cared for.

Dog attacks school child

Tuesday August 25, 2015

A dog attack at Takitumu Primary School has left a mother shaken and a young girl with stitches, sparking police to take a hard line against animal owners. 

Page 10 of 43