IN an effort to address mental health issues in the Cook Isalnds, Te Kainga Mental Health and Wellbeing Centre will organise an outreach programme at Te Upoko Enua hall in Amuri on Friday.
TE Kainga’s Mental Health Trust Psychosocial Rehabilitation Programme on Mangaia drew about 20 sufferers, guardians and carers for mentally challenged adults and children.
For the last seven years Cook Islands women have had the opportunity to have specialist breast cancer checks without having to leave the country.
Though the disease is present in some other Pacific countries, the Cook Islands Ministry of Health has still not recorded any confirmed cases of Zika virus this year.
ADVANCED eye cataracts have become a common problem among elderly Cook Islands residents says visiting New Zealand ophthalmologist Dr Alison Pereira.
BIOSECURITY Service Cook Islands is holding a workshop on the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Wildlife Species (CITES) at the Agriculture office this week.