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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 ...

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Yellow Fever Vaccine Update – Recommendations for Booster Dose for High Risk Groups

The Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago recently adopted the one dose Yellow Fever policy as outlined by the Strategic Advisory Group of Experts [SAGE] ...

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Zika Virus Testing Guidelines

Kindly see the linked document for the Updated Guidelines for surveillance of Zika virus (ZIKV) disease and laboratory testing.  

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Polio Vaccination Update – May 2016

Replacing trivalent OPV with bivalent OPV: a critical step in polio eradication One of  the objectives of the Polio Eradication and Endgame Strategic Plan 2013-2018 ...

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Polio Vaccination Update

Please see Ministry of Health updated info on Polio Vaccinations. Polio Vaccination Update

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TTMA Statement: Legislation on Abortion

Illegal Abortions have been an issue in T&T for decades and by law, remain an illegal act in this country unless the life of the ...

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Screening for Viral Mosquito borne illnesses.

Please download the surveillance protocols for vector borne diseases (ZIKV/CHICV/DENV) by clicking the button below.

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Press Release: Zika and Other Mosquito Bourne Viruses

31st January, 2016 PRESS RELEASE The Ministry of Health announced on Friday a ‘national health emergency’ over the Zika virus. The WHO has expressed concern about the ...

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TTMA: Our reply to the Minister of Heath’s intended actions as of May 1st

The T&TMA notes the comments made by the Honorable Minister of Health at a press conference held earlier today, where he outlined new regulations to ...

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EBOLA UPDATE

About Ebola Virus Disease Ebola, previously known as Ebola hemorrhagic fever, is a rare and deadly disease caused by infection with one of the Ebola ...

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