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Trinidad & Tobago: T&T Medical Assoc. condemns racist doctor, supports investigation

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.

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