Health

Health

There are currently 9 hospitals located throughout Trinidad and Tobago. There are also several health centres and health facilities located throughout the country offering primary health services to the communities that they serve. You can visit http://www.health.gov.tt/moh-healthfacilities/ for more information on these health centres and hospitals in your area.

 

For sexual and reproductive health, you can also visit the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT)*. The Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago promotes the sexual and reproductive rights of individuals and families and Trinidad and Tobago. Their services include PAP smears, HIV tests and counselling on sexual and reproductive health issues. If you are also pregnant, you can visit the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago for medical attention.

They have four locations in Trinidad throughout Trinidad and Tobago: Port of Spain (Oxford St. and Henry St.), San Fernando and Tobago.

You can make an appointment at (868) 292-3411 or mail.fpatt@gmail.com to make an appointment or you can walk-in. You can also visit http://www.ttfpa.org/ for more information.

 

*Please note that Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago offices are closed until further notice due to the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have any queries, please call 292-3411.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have access to health care in Trinidad and Tobago?

You will have access to primary and emergency health care.

Is health care free in Trinidad and Tobago?

Primary health care is free of charge.

How do I get medical assistance?

You can visit any  health facility in Trinidad and Tobago if you are in need of medical attention. For a comprehensive guide of health centres and hospitals in Trinidad and Tobago, please visit http://www.health.gov.tt/moh-healthfacilities/

I have a child in this country who is in need of vaccinations. Will he/she be able to be vaccinated?

Yes. Please visit a health centre near your area.

Is being vaccinated free?

Yes.

Do the health centres and hospitals have people who speak Spanish?

Most health workers do not speak Spanish. However, there are some hospitals that have Spanish-speaking nurses and doctors such as Mount Hope General Hospital and the Port of Spain General Hospital.

Does the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago have people who speak Spanish?

Yes.

Are Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago services free?

Yes. All Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago services are free.

Where can I go to receive prenatal care?

You can visit a health centre or hospital near where you live or you can visit Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago at their locations.

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