Health

Oral health warning

Monday October 09, 2017

Urgent action needs to be taken to protect the oral health of Cook Islands children if they are to be protected from contracting serious diseases later in life, says Public Health’s Chief Dental Officer, Dr Danny Areai.

Show looks for the healthiest babies

Tuesday September 12, 2017

The Tupapa Maraerenga baby show was held yesterday as local young ones aged up to three and a half were checked by doctors and nurses from the Health ministry.

Almost a third have NCDs

Friday September 01, 2017

Almost a third of the Cook Islands population has been diagnosed with non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Health ministers take a field trip

Wednesday August 30, 2017

Ministers and chief delegates attending the 12th Pacific Health Ministers meeting took part in a field visit to Rarotonga Hospital and Highland Paradise yesterday.

Focus on health meeting

Monday August 28, 2017

All focus will be on the 12th Pacific Health Ministers Biennial Meeting which starts today at the National Auditorium.

All set for health meeting

Monday August 28, 2017

The Ministry of Health is all set to host the 12th Pacific Health Ministers Biennial Meeting which starts at the National Auditorium on Monday.

Major health meeting here soon

Wednesday August 16, 2017

The Cook Islands will host the Pacific Health Minister’s biennial meeting from August 28 to 30.

Flu like illnesses on the rise

Thursday July 27, 2017

The health department has recorded an increase in the influenza like illnesses in Rarotonga this month.

Government and non-government organisations from the Cook Islands and New Zealand joined forces last week at the first mental health and well-being stakeholders meeting.

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