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Media Release: General Precautions When Purchasing Seafood
..."The Ministry of Health continues to monitor the situation with particular reference to fish and other seafood vendors so as to safeguard the health of the population."...
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Increased Reports of “Red Eye” Cases
The Ministry of Health has been receiving reports of an increased number of persons visiting public health care facilities complaining of ‘red eye’...
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Warning Against the Inappropriate Use of Aerosol Insecticides
...these products should be used according to the directions of the manufacturer
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HIV Counseling and Testing Sites
Click for the latest listing on HIV Counseling and Testing Sites throughout Trinidad and Tobago
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Closure of Sangre Grande Hospital North Gate
The ERHA wishes to advise the public that [...] access to the Sangre Grande Hospital via the gate [...] on the north eastern end [...] has been prohibited due to the commencement of construction works...
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HIV AIDS Coordinating Unit Commendation
University of Washington (I-TECH) gives commendation to the HIV AIDS Coordinating Unit of the Ministry of Health
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Swift Emergency Response from Health Workers
The Ministry of Health commends the dedication of members of staff who responded to two separate emergency events, in South and East Trinidad, on Tuesday, August 2, 2017.
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Launch of the National Health Accounts
Launch of the National Health Accounts [...] spearheaded by the HIV and AIDS Coordinating Unit
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Building Capacity, Building Health, Building T&T
Click to learn more about upcoming health facilities in Trinidad and Tobago
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Diabetes Association Workshop
Diabetes Association of Trinidad and Tobago's holds two-day workshop for children with Diabetes and their parents and caregivers.
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Ultrasound Service at the Mt Hope Women’s Hospital
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the public that there is no backlog of requests for appointments for ultrasound scanning at the Mount Hope Women’s Hospital as incorrectly reported in the press.
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Availability of CDAP Drugs
The Ministry of Health wishes to correct a major piece of misinformation contained in the article “Pharmacists face abuse over shortage of CDAP drugs” which appeared in the Trinidad Guardian dated Sunday 9th July, 2017.
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The Rainy Season is Here
Protect yourselves and your loved ones from mosquito borne diseases such as dengue, zika and chikungunya...
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Water Safety
If you collect water from untreated sources and store it, then you must make water safe before using it...
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Minister Addresses Issues at Port of Spain General Hospital
The Minister and the Ministry of Health wish to reassure the healthcare workers that their issues are being given the required attention and thank them for their dedication to duty.
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IVCD Works to Reduce Mosquito Population in Flooded Areas
The IVCD [...] modified its routine vector control schedule to institute emergency plans in affected counties across the country to urgently address the issue of heavy flooding over the past week...
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Water Safety Advisory
If you collect water from untreated sources and store it, then you must make water safe before using it...
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Update on Status of CT Scanners at San Fernando General Hospital
The Ministry of Health wishes to advise the public that steps are being taken to address the long wait times for CT scans currently being experienced by patients of the San Fernando General Hospital.
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World Blood Donor Day 2017
What can you do? Give blood. Give now. Give often.
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Mental Health Information Presentation to Joint Select Committee
The Ministry of Health wishes to address the Express editorial of June 9th, 2017...
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Get Your Flu Shot
Don't be tormented by the Flu. Tuesdays and Thursdays 8am-4pm, at the following Health Centres...
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Updated Contact Information for Blood Donation Service Site
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the public of updated contact information for the Blood Donation Service Site. Click for details...
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The Children's Life Fund
The Children's Life Fund is a charitable fund that was established [...] to provide financial support to children with life-threatening conditions so that they may receive medical treatment...
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Application to the Children’s Life Fund by the Family of Shannen Luke
The Ministry of Health wishes to assure the public that [...] Children’s Life Fund Authority [...] treats all applications for a grant of funding [...] with urgency
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World Health Day 2017
World Health Day 2017. Depression: Let's Talk. A message from the Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, Minister of Health
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Payment of Arrears of Salary to Staff of the Regional Health Authorities
The Ministry of Health advises that funds have been released by the Ministry of Finance for the payment of the remaining 50% arrears...
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Status Update on the Point Fortin Hospital
The Government of Trinidad and Tobago notes with concern the misinformation on the status of the Point Fortin Hospital that has been placed in the public domain.
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Yellow Fever Public Advisory (March 2017)
Persons travelling TO Trinidad and Tobago from the following six (6) countries are required to present a proof of Yellow Fever vaccination via their International Certificate of Vaccination or Prophylaxis...
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24 Hour CCTV Surveillance at Port-of-Spain General Hospital
The NWRHA is pleased to inform the public that twenty CCTV cameras have been installed [...] on the compound of the Port of Spain General Hospital.
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Management of Zika Positive Pregnancies
The Ministry of Health would like to report that the total number of confirmed cases of Zika [...] has been 718 cases. Of these, 463 confirmed cases have been noted in pregnancy.
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World Cancer Day 2017
The Ministry of Health observes World Cancer Day 2017: "We can prevent cancer by making healthy lifestyle choices"
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Get Your Flu Shot
Flu Vaccines will be available every Tuesday and Thursday (8:00am-4:00pm) at the following health facilities... (click for details)
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NADAPP Secondary School Survey 2013
NADAPP releases the results of the National Secondary School Drug Survey which was conducted in Trinidad and Tobago in September 2013.
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Flu Awareness
Learn the benefits of getting your annual flu shot.
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Pregnancy: Reduce the risk of Zika
Tips on reducing the risk of Zika while pregnant.
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Public Advisory: HIV Home Testing Kits
The Ministry wishes to advise members of the public who have concerns about their HIV status to get tested at a quality assured Ministry of Health testing site.
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Zika Remains a National Public Health Emergency for Trinidad and Tobago
The Ministry [...] wishes to advise the population of Trinidad and Tobago that vigilance must be maintained in the coming months...
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Antibiotic Resistance
Learn what you can do to prevent Antibiotic Resistance.
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Practice Proper Hand Hygiene
Get useful tips from the WHO Guidelines on Hand Hygiene in Health Care
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Dignity in Mental Health
Psychological and Mental Health First Aid for All
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Suicide Prevention Tips
Click for Suicide Prevention Tips, Suicide Myth Busters and Help Resources
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QPCC&C - Locations and Opening Hours
Queen's Park Counselling Centre and Clinic - Locations and Opening Hours
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Zika: Frequently Asked Questions
Learn about Zika, its symptoms, treatment and much more. Download the Zika Brochure.
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Complaints? Suggestions? Comments? We want to hear from you, our Medical Professionals and the Public.
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