Health

Pacific agents from various global organisations took part in discussions with Pacific country delegates at the 19th South Pacific Nursing Forum (SPNF) yesterday at the National Auditorium in Avarua.

Join in World Food Day

Thursday October 18, 2018

Fresh organic baby food will feature at the World Food Day tomorrow at the Punanga Nui Market.

Obesity must be caught early

Wednesday October 17, 2018

Obesity is the highest Non Communicable Disease (NCD) faced by the Cook Islands.

Emotional start to nurses’ forum

Tuesday October 16, 2018

There was plenty of vibrant colours, and an equal amount of emotion at the opening of the 19th South Pacific Nurses’ Forum at the National Auditorium yesterday morning.

Cooks among TB-free nations

Monday October 15, 2018

The Cook Islands is one of only eight countries in the world that did not have a reported case of tuberculosis (TB) last year.

Walk and talk to health

Wednesday October 10, 2018

“These Boots are made for walking and that’s what the Cook Islanders are going to do, and one of these days these boots are going to walk all around you.” 

Countries in Asia-Pacific region have committed to accelerate efforts to promote the rights of, and eliminate violence against, children and adolescents with disabilities.

A petition has started to clear the name of Dr Joe Williams, who has been fined by New Zealand Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal for mixing medicines he should not have and giving inappropriate dietary advice.

Doctor Joseph (Joe) Williams has been fined $10,000 and ordered to pay costs of $145,000 for mixing medicines he should not have, as well as giving inappropriate dietary advice.

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