20 Oct 2017

New WHO chief nursing officer from Cook Islands

From , 6:03 am on 20 October 2017

A long-serving public health figure in the Cook Islands has been appointed chief nursing officer of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Elizabeth Iro has spent over 30 years working in public health and hospitals in her homeland and in New Zealand.

Ms Iro told Sela Jane Hopgood she was in Australia for the announcement.