Policies

Official information request policy

This policy provides the process to requests for official information from a member of the community. The process is designed to guide and assist Te Marae Ora (TMO) to respond to an official information request on any information relating to the role and functions of Te Marae Ora Ministry of Health Cook Islands.

Food and Nutrition policy for Cook Islands

This document aims to provide environments and settings that support and encourage a healthy diet, in all
population sub-groups and to prevent further increases in overweight and obesity.

Alcohol policy for Cook Islands

This document aims to create systems and environments that prevent the harmful use of alcohol and the subsequent impacts on health and safety, social harmony, and productivity; and to reduce the related burden on healthcare systems and law enforcement.

Patient Referral Policy 2015

This Policy outlines patient referrals processes for urgent medical evacuations domestically (from the Pa Enua to Rarotonga) and internationally (to New Zealand). The Policy also outlines the eligibility criteria of persons for urgent medical evacuation at the cost of Te Marae Ora.

National Immunisation Policy 2015

Description: This Policy outlines the immunisation schedule for infants and children in the Cook Islands, including clinical guidelines on the

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