House of Representatives


Improve the delivery of healthcare services to the people of Trinidad and Tobago

House of Representatives - 4th Session - 12th Republican Parliament

WHEREAS it is the duty of the Government to provide safe, reliable, and compassionate healthcare services for all citizens;

AND WHEREAS the provision of human resources has not adequately met the demands for public health care resulting in patients being subjected to long waiting times and the postponement of clinic visits and surgeries;

AND WHEREAS healthcare professionals do not have access to modern information technology systems, lack access to suitable drugs, equipment, and facilities to deliver modern and advanced healthcare;

AND WHEREAS health care workers have endured physical and mental stress in the delivery of public healthcare services:

BE IT RESOLVED that this House call on Government to implement measures to immediately improve the delivery of healthcare services to the people of Trinidad and Tobago and to address mismanagement in the healthcare sector.

(By the Member for Caroni East)

26 Jan 2024
House Debate - Day 1Hansard
5 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Rishad Seecheran [Caroni East] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Terrence Deyalsingh [St. Joseph] [Minister of Health]
3. Dr. Lackram Bodoe [Fyzabad] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Lisa Morris-Julian [D’Abadie/O’Meara] [Minister in the Ministry of Education]
5. Dr. Rai Ragbir [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
22 Mar 2024
House Debate - Day 2Hansard
8 speakersShow Speakers
1. Dr. Rai Ragbir [Cumuto/Manzanilla] [Opposition Member]
2.The Honourable Faris Al-Rawi [San Fernando West] [Minister of Rural Development and Local Government]
3. Dr. Roodal Moonilal [Oropouche East] [Opposition Member]
4.The Honourable Ayanna Webster-Roy [Tobago East] [Minister in the Office of the Prime Minister]
5.Ms. Vandana Mohit [Chaguanas East] [Opposition Member]
6.Mr. Roger Monroe [Toco/Sangre Grande] [Government Member]
7.Mr. Ravi Ratiram [Couva North] [Opposition Member]
8.The Honourable Pennelope Beckles-Robinson [Arima] [Minister of Planning and Development]