Terrance Deyalsingh

Health Minister discharged from hospital

Minister of Health, Terrance Deyalsingh has been discharged from hospital.

This has been confirmed by a statement issued by the Ministry of Health this afternoon.

"The Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh, Minister of Health was admitted to the Port-of-Spain General Hospital yesterday (July 13th, 2016) for observation and treatment. His condition has significantly improved and he was discharged from that hospital earlier today.

National Health Emergency declared over Zika virus threat

Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh has issued a national public health emergency in T&T, placing the country on a heightened state of alert in light as it relates to the Zika virus threat.

This means the Ministry of Health will be partnering with the Ministry of National Security to combat the spread of Zika.

This means soldiers will be assisting in disseminating information on the virus.

The service men will be going door to door handing out flyers and information booklets starting in mosquito hotspots.