The National Association of Crohn’s and Colitis of Trinidad and Tobago is committed to providing the best possible service and treatment for patients suffering with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis within T&T. This is done through building relations with medical professionals as well as providing Continuing Medical Education for various medical professions.
This initiative is headed by our Chief Medical Director Dr. Rene Ramnarace and Medical Director Dr. Maria Bartholomew with the support of other Gastroenterologists in T&T: Dr. Ricardo Jurawan (MBBS, FRACP), Dr. Gerard Farfan, Dr. Judith Henry and Dr. David Coomansingh.
We hope to:
- Increase awareness of the NACCTT amongst the medical community in T&T and our role in facilitating patient education and support for those patients and relatives with Crohn’s Disease and Ulcerative Colitis.
- Increase awareness of the diseases in our population amongst primary care physicians and help establish links to the resources available.
- Develop a meaningful and positive relationship between patients with inflammatory bowel disease, the care providers, the Ministry of Health and other stakeholders.
In keeping with this goal the NACCTT in collaboration with the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association held the first ever Gastroenterology Symposium in T&T in May 2014. This event was targeted at primary health care physicians and medical students and was AACME Accredited.
We hope to continue CME events in 2015.
If you would like to be part of our cause you can become a Medical Member of the NACCTT