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NWRHA: Closure of Health Centres
The NWRHA wishes to advise the public that due to current security concerns the following Health Centres will be closed today: Upper Laventille, Oxford Street and George Street.
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The Ministry of Health Recognizes Staff [...] during Carnival 2018
The Ministry of Health Recognizes Staff at the Public Health Facilities for their Continued Efforts during Carnival 2018...
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Women's Health Newsletter (2018-03)
See the 2018-03 Women's Health Article for Part I on Routine Antenatal Care
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Women's Health Newsletter (2018-02)
Read the 2018-02 Women's Health Article for Part II on Accessing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services at the Regional Health Authorities
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World Leprosy Day 2018
The Ministry of Health joins the rest of the world in observing World Leprosy Day on January 28, 2018.
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Minister of Health Comments on Domiciliary Services at RHAs
Minister of Health congratulates cadre of nurses providing Domiciliary Services...
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Media Release: No Shortage of Gleevec® in Nation’s Hospitals
The Ministry of Health wishes to inform the public that there is no shortage of the cancer medication, Gleevec®, at the nation’s hospitals.
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Women's Health Newsletter (2018-01)
Read the January 2018 Women's Health Article to learn about Accessing Obstetrics and Gynaecology Services at the Regional Health Authorities
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Public Health Issues at the Duck Farm in Chaguanas
The Ministry of Health wishes to address a report of a public health hazard caused by a duck farm on Greenidge Road Extension in Felicity, Chaguanas...
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Women's Health December 2017 Newsletter
Read the December 2017 Women's Health Article to learn about Diabetes in Pregnancy
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Don't Get the Flu...Don't Give the Flu
Get the New 2018 Flu Vaccine at ALL Health Centres.
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Building Capacity. Building Health. Building T&T.
Construction Announcement: new Central Block for the Port of Spain General Hospital and new Administrative Building for the Ministry of Health.
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World AIDS Day 2017
#MYHEALTHMYRIGHT Wear Red! Join Us to Form a Human Ribbon! Health Fair, Free HIV Testing and Information Booths. Click for details...
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Expressions of Interest
The Ministry of Health is inviting Expressions and Interest for Consulting Services to undertake a National Screening and Management program for Diabetes in Pregnancy...
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Ministry of Health Flood-related Interventions
The Ministry of Health continues to urge citizens to partner with the Ministry and other Public Sector agencies to reduce the spread of diseases associated with flooding.
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Government Committed to Operationalising Couva Children’s Hospital
The Ministry of Health notes the ongoing and justified national interest in the Couva Children’s Hospital and wishes to place the following facts in the public domain.
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Protect Yourself Against Leptospirosis
The Ministry of Health continues to urge members of the public to take the necessary steps to avoid the health risks associated with flooding.
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Women's Health November 2017 Newsletter
Read the November 2017 Women's Health Article to learn about Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
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Illegal Request for Donations for Flood Relief Efforts
The Ministry of Health has received reports of person(s) soliciting donations on behalf of the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Rural Development and Local Government to support local flood victims...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pregnancy: Reduce the risk of Zika
Tips on reducing the risk of Zika while pregnant.
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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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