Ten Cook Islanders will undergo a newer type of weight-loss procedure called the Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty in Rarotonga, free of charge, next month.
A paediatric team who has been visiting Rarotonga for the last five years believe that the hospital paediatric staff members have improved in their service delivery.
As part of the celebrations for International Nurses Week nurses are providing free health screening to those with special needs at Are Pa Metua, the Creative Centre and the Te Kainga O Pa Taunga today.
Nurses in the Cook Islands will mark International Nurses Day this week byb celebrating their achievements, remembering their pioneers, and recognising nurses all over the world.
Over the Easter holidays the Ministry of Health received two cases of motorcycle crash-related hospital admissions involving young people, one of whom was referred from Aitutaki. Both incidents were associated with alcohol.