Health

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.

A total of 255 children was screened for rheumatic heart disease in the northern islands during a visit from a medical outreach programme.

Te Kainga reaches out

Thursday May 05, 2016

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.

Health expert guest speaker

Monday May 02, 2016

The Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation is holding its  Annual General Meeting this evening.

Kiwi team checks eye problems

Wednesday April 20, 2016

ADVANCED eye cataracts have become a common problem among elderly Cook Islands residents says visiting New Zealand ophthalmologist Dr Alison Pereira.

Fighting breast cancer

Wednesday April 20, 2016

IN a bid to raise awareness of breast cancer, the Cook Islands Breast Cancer Foundation (CIBCF) will provide a free screening programme in July.

Biosecurity workshop held

Sunday April 17, 2016

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.

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