Health Organizations

The Ministry of Health (Trinidad and Tobago)

    The Ministry of Health is the national authority charged with oversight of the entire health system in Trinidad and Tobago. The Ministry plays a central role in the protection of the population’s health and in ensuring that all organisations and institutions that produce health goods and services conform to standards of safety.

Excerpt from "The Ministry of Health - Overview."  Ministry of Health. Web. 5 Feb. 2015

The World Health Organization (WHO)

    WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.

Excerpt from "About WHO." World Health Organization. Web. 5 Feb. 2015

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)

    Formerly known as The Caribbean Health Research Council (CHRC), CARPHA is and organization that works with national, regional, and international organizations to deliver better health outcomes for residents and visitors via training and counsultations for health related institutions.

Paraphrased from "Who We Are" The Caribbean Public Health Agency. Web. 5 Feb. 2015


Caribbean Women's Health Association (CWHA)

    For over twenty years CWHA has served as an advocacy group and service provider in the community. CWHA strongly relies on community involvement in planning, implementation and evaluation of programs that meets the health and social support needs of the community. 

    CWHA is accredited by the United Nations Economic and Social Council.

Excerpt from "Who We Are." Caribbean Women's Health Association (CWHA). Web. 5 Feb. 2015


Physiotherapy Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT)

    The Physiotherapy Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT) is the sole professional body that represents all physiotherapists in Trinidad and Tobago. PATT seeks to improve the overall health and wellness of our society through physiotherapy education, practice, professional and patient advocacy.

Excerpt from "Who Are We?" Physiotherapy Association of Trinidad and Tobago (PATT). Web. 17 Mar. 2015

Last Updated: 18/11/2020