Cook Islands

In May 1953, before its independence, Cook Islands was assigned to the Western Pacific Region at the Sixth World Health Assembly ''without prejudice to any questions regarding sovereignty'' as an area. On 4 August 1965, it became a self-governing territory in free association with New Zealand. It joined the World Health Organization on 9 May 1984 as a Member State followed by the establishment of its Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1983...

Contact us

The WHO Representative in Samoa, American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue and Tokelau:
Dr Rasul Baghirov

Address: Ioane Viliamu Building Beach Road Apia Western Samoa

Telephone: (685) 24-976 (direct line)


Ministry of Health

Address: P.O. Box 109, Avarua Rarotonga, Cook Islands

Telephone: (682) 22664 (Hospital),
(682) 29664 (Admin)