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Media Release: Unemployed Junior Doctors and hiring of Cuban Specialists

Re: Unemployed Junior Doctors and hiring of Cuban Specialists The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (T&TMA) continues to be concerned about the lack of employment for qualified medical professionals, and in particular House Officers in the public sector. We estimate that there are close to 200 of our colleagues who continue to seek permanent employment. For the last 3 years, the ...

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Position Statement by TTRNA, T&TMA, & NWDA

POSITION STATEMENT REGARDING DECANTING OF POSGH The Stakeholder Associations takes note of the Ministry of Health’s press release, following our joint clarification meeting held at the Ministry of Health Head Office on Wednesday 29th September 2018. We commend the Minister for the inclusion of our professional associations for discussion on this critical matter that concerns the welfare of both staff and patients as ...

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T&TMA – Our response to the article ” Vitamin C more effective than flu vaccine”

Press Release: The Trinidad & Tobago Medical Association’s response to “Vitamin C more effective than flu vaccine.” Dear Sir/Madam, The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (T&TMA) writes in response to an article published in today’s Guardian newspaper entitled “Vitamin C more effective than flu vaccine”. We have consulted with various stakeholders including technical professionals at the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), the Faculty of Medical ...

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T&TMA Statement

From the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (T&TMA): The medical fraternity has seen the unfolding of the events surrounding the alleged assault of an intern in one of our public institutions this week. The issue of safety for health care providers at our health institutions is not a new one – and little progress has been made to resolve some of these problems. We ...

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“Antimicrobial Stewardship: A competency-based approach” course now available

“Antimicrobial Stewardship: A competency-based approach” Course now available! We are pleased to announce the online course “Antimicrobial Stewardship: A competency-based approach” on OpenWHO. You can access the course through the following link: This course will provide a framework for approaching each clinical encounter from the perspective of combating antimicrobial resistance. Using case based examples the course will highlight how ...

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Scholarship Opportunities

Please see the list below for scholarship opportunities available: 1. Australia Award Scholarship ( 2. LPDP Scholarship ( 3. DIKTI Scholarship a. Dalam Negeri ( b. Luar Negeri ( 4. Turkey Government Scholarship ( 5. General Cultural Scholarship India ( 6. USA Government Scholarship a. ( b. ( 7. Netherland Government Scholarship ( 8. Korean Government Scholarship (…) 9. Belgium ...

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The Pulse 2015-2016

The 2015-2016 edition is out! To read it online, click here. Let me begin by commending the editor and his staff for putting together an exciting and enlightening collection of articles that range over 150 years in time and several thousand miles in space.  The editorial team interviewed one of our new members of staff but also had a visit with an ...

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