Terrance Deyalsingh

Deyalsingh hopes to make CDAP more accessible

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh says he has taken a position to Cabinet to “put CDAP drugs in the hands of patients” to give the required relief. And while he said this will happen “soon,” he gave no details of how this initiative will work.

But former South West Regional Health Authority chairman, Fyzabad MP Dr Lackram Bodoe, says he “looks forward to the suggestion” and hopes it is “properly monitored.” He described CDAP as “very close to all of us, it is a good programme and it continues to be improved.”

Deyalsingh concerned about infidelity and HIV/Aids

The fight against HIV/Aids will not be won unless people start taking personal responsibility, especially men who chose to have unprotected sex outside of marriage and committed relationships.

So said Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh who also expressed concern about the fact that the Caribbean has the second highest prevalence of HIV/Aids in the world after sub-Saharan Africa.

Minister of Health: Exercise caution when purchasing fish

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh is advising members of the public to exercise caution and good judgment as it relates to the purchasing and consumption of fresh fish on the local market.

Since the discovery of dead fish floating off waters of Mosquito Creek, some environmental activists have been telling T&T not to eat local fish.

Mr. Deyalsingh says the public health inspectorate of his ministry has been visiting fish depots cross country to ensure the proper standards were being adhered to.

Minister of Health: Exercise caution when purchasing fish

Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh is advising members of the public to exercise caution and good judgment as it relates to the purchasing and consumption of fresh fish on the local market.

Since the discovery of dead fish floating off waters of Mosquito Creek, some environmental activists have been telling T&T not to eat local fish.

Mr. Deyalsingh says the public health inspectorate of his ministry has been visiting fish depots cross country to ensure the proper standards were being adhered to.

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