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Amendment to the Public Health (Yellow Fever) Regulations 2016
The general public is advised that Regulation 27 of the Public Health (Yellow Fever Regulations) [...] has been amended, to increase the fine...
Zika Virus Update: August 25th 2016
The Ministry of Health [...] would like to inform the public that as of August 25th, 2016, the number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago stands at 335
Multi Stakeholder Meeting held on Zika
This round table discussion was held to develop a new response to the Zika outbreak now affecting seventy (70) countries worldwide
Media Release: Why Zika Continues to Rise
The Minister [...] will redouble efforts to address the issue of source reduction of the Aedes aegypti mosquito.
Death Wrongfully Attributed to Zika
The Ministry of Health notes with concern the events surrounding the death of Ms. Keisha Howell and offers condolences to her family.
Mosquito Borne Diseases Update: August 15th 2016
The Ministry of Health [...] would like to inform the public that as of August 12th, 2016, the number of confirmed cases of Zika Virus in Trinidad and Tobago stands at 254
QPCC&C - Locations and Opening Hours
Queen's Park Counselling Centre and Clinic - Locations and Opening Hours
Link between Zika Virus and Guillain-Barre Syndrome
The Ministry of Health wishes to address the concerns of the public following a news report that indicated seven babies were affected by Guillain-Barre Syndrome (GBS) as a result of the Zika virus.
Temporary Closure of Sangre Grande Hospital Blood Bank on Saturdays
The Eastern Regional Health Authority wishes to advise the public that the Sangre Grande Hospital Blood Bank will be temporarily closed for the period August 13 - 27, 2016.
Know Hepatitis: Act Now
The World Health Organization observes World Hepatitis Day
Think beyond the Emergency Room!
Do you want an exciting and fulfilling job? A career in health may just be for you!
Update: Minister of Health Discharged from Hospital
The Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, Minister of Health [...] was discharged from the Port-of-Spain General Hospital earlier today.
Yellow Fever FAQs
Click for frequently asked questions on Yellow Fever.
Public Advisory to Travellers (Update: 24th June 2016)
Persons travelling [...] are advised to carry their International Immunization Card with proof of the Yellow Fever vaccination when travelling to: Caribbean Countries, Latin American Countries, African Countries, Asian countries. Click for details...
World Blood Donor Day (14th June 2016)
A message from the Minister of Health, the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, on World Blood Donor Day.
Voluntary Product Recall - Nepro Vanilla 8oz Cans
Abbott Nutrition International has initiated a voluntary recall of Nepro Vanilla 8 oz metal can products with lot number 57648RA11
World No Tobacco Day
The Ministry of Health joins the international community in observing "World No Tobacco Day" on May 31, 2016
International Nurses' Day Message
"On the occasion of International Nurses' Day 2016, the focus is on being a 'force for change'."
Mosquito Awareness Week Message
"This week, May 9th to 15th 2016, marks our first ever Caribbean Mosquito Awareness Week."
Meeting with US Ambassador
Minister of Health meets with the Ambassador of the United States of America to Trinidad and Tobago
National Switch Day - Change in Administration of Polio Vaccine
Vaccination Week in the Americas will be observed from 23rd-30th April, 2016. This year’s theme is ‘Go for the gold! Get vaccinated!’
World Heath Day 2016 Address
Address by the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, Minister of Health on the occasion of World Health Day 2016.
International Women's Day 2016
The Ministry of Health takes this opportunity to celebrate women and provide awareness of key health issues that affect women, namely: NCDs
Zika: Frequently Asked Questions
Learn about Zika, its symptoms, treatment and much more. Download the Zika Brochure.
Meeting with the Non-alcoholic Beverage Manufacturers
The discussions focused on developing a collaborative strategy to reduce the growing problem of childhood obesity...
Zika Being Treated as a Public Health Emergency
Minister of Health, the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh announced that he would now be treating the Zika virus as a public health emergency...
Message on Mosquito-Borne Diseases
..."The Ministry of Health is reaching out to each and every home [...] to ensure that we are all sensitized about Mosquito-Borne Diseases"...
Zika Virus Health Advisory
The Ministry of Health is urging citizens to take steps that will prevent the infection of themselves and their loved ones.
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World AIDS Day 2015: Dr. Ayanna Sebro, Deputy Director of the HIV/AIDS Coordinating unit of the Ministry of Health chats with the TV6's Morning Edition's Fazeer Mohammed (1st December, 2015).

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