The Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association has condemned racist comments allegedly made by a doctor, which have since been shared online.
In a statement today the association’s public relations officer Dr Muhammad Rahman said the group condemns all forms of discrimination:
‘An unfortunate event has been brought to the attention to the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (T&TMA) regarding the alleged use of discriminatory language by a member of the fraternity. We wish to, in the strongest manner possible, condemn all forms of discrimination.’
The Association said it supports any investigations into the matter:
‘We endorse any relevant investigations that are required to resolve this matter expediently. As a profession, we are driven by the code of our oath and bound by the duty entrusted to us by the patients that we serve.