Population Programme Unit


The Population Programme Unit was established in 1969 to facilitate the delivery of fertility management services to citizens. This department is the major provider of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services in the country. These services include fertility management in all primary care facilities (Family Planning Services), the Port of Spain General Hospital and the Mt. Hope Women's Hospital, diagnostic screening of cervical cancer, first time counselling in SRH, specialist referrals and education and training programmes.

Services Offered

Services are provided at all Health Centres on scheduled clinic days and at Port of Spain, Mt. Hope and San Fernando Hospitals No appointment is necessary. Clients are attended to on a first-come, first-served basis You are not required to provide any documents to access these services. If you a new client, however, you will be required to provide some basic demographic information (age, area of residence etc.)

Services include:

  • A variety of contraceptive options
  • Diagnostic screening services for pap smears (in selected health facilities)
  • Referral to Specialist Medical services
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Family life counselling

Contact Information

Level 2, Sacred Heart Building

Sackville Street

Port of Spain


(868)-625-8384 or (868)-285-9126

Fax: 668-3387 E-mail: ppu@health.gov.tt 


Ministry of Health
4-6 Queen's Park East
Port-of-Spain 101002
Trinidad and Tobago

+1 (868)-217-4MOH (4664)


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