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Dianne Baker-Henry, Administrator in the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development delivers welcome remarks at the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development and the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago, on Monday.

The Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development (DHWFD) at the Tobago House of Assembly (THA) and the Family Planning Association of Trinidad and Tobago (FPATT)agreed to a framework for the promotion, protection and fulfilment of sexual and reproductive health and rights for men, women and young people in Tobago.

On Monday, the parties signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Division’s Head Office, Wilson Road, Scarborough, Tobago.

MOU signing

Ingrid Melville, Chairman of the TRHA; Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, President of FPATT; Councillor Dr. Agatha Carrington, Secretary of Health, Wellness and Family Development; Dianne Baker-Henry, Administrator in the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development, and Dona Da Costa Martinez, Executive Director of FPATT, sign the MOU on behalf of their respective organisation.

The MOU will establish an agreed framework for the coordinated operation of FPATT, DHWDF and the Tobago Regional Health Authority, in achieving their duties and statutory obligations regarding the establishment of a sexual and reproductive health programme in Tobago.  

Councillor Dr Agatha Carrington, Secretary of Health, Wellness and Family Development; Dianne Baker-Henry, Administrator in the Division of Health, Wellness and Family Development; Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine, President of FPATT and Dona Da Costa Martinez, Executive Director of FPATT all expressed their delight with the agreement and made a commitment to fulfil their respective roles within the partnership, to advance sexual and reproductive health and rights for men, women and young people in Tobago.

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