The revival of the Tourism and Health Programme in Tobago is discussed.
It was done during a courtesy visit Director Surveillance, Disease Prevention and Control, Caribbean Public Health Agency, Dr Lisa Indar, paid to Assemblyman Dr. Faith B.Yisrael, Secretary of Health, Wellness and Social Protection as well as Councillor Tashia Burris, Secretary of Tourism, Culture, Antiquities & Transportation and Assemblyman Sonny Craig, Assistant Secretary in the Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection recently at the Division’s Head Office.
The THP was launched in Tobago in 2016 and since then, training sessions were done on different aspects of the programme such as the Tourism Health Information System, advanced food safety and COVID-19 prevention and control guidelines.
Additional training sessions will be conducted in the upcoming weeks / months, providing the necessary ground work to integrate the THP into Tobago’s tourism and health strategies.