Health

Donation benefits two hospitals

Wednesday October 24, 2018

The x-ray departments at Aitutaki and Rarotonga hospitals this week benefitted from generous donations of equipment.

A costume-themed Disney quiz night hosted by the Rarotonga Rotaract Club last Thursday night raised over $2000 for Te Vaerua Rehabilitation centre.

While the Cook Islands Nursing Association (CINA) hosted a successful Pacific Regional nurses meeting last week, the organisers failed to ensure standard government protocols were followed leading up to and during the opening ceremony, says Health secretary Dr Josephine Herman. 

The Cook Islands Nurses’ Association is made up of government employees and they are required to understand government procedures and protocols when it comes to the hosting of national or regional forums, says Health minister Rose Brown.

Nurse suspension ends

Wednesday October 24, 2018

The 14 nurses suspended following an alleged breach of protocol at the opening of the 19th South Pacific Nurses Forum last week have been reinstated.

Push for NCD committee in Cooks

Tuesday October 23, 2018

A proposal was put forward to establish a Cook Islands Non-Communicable Disease (NCD) committee during the national summit held last Friday.

Nurses forum ends on buoyant note

Sunday October 21, 2018

The final day of the 19 South Pacific Nurses Forum on Thursday featured presentations on the theme, “Transforming Nursing and Midwifery Practice”.

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.

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