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There is a Medical Council appointed by the Minister in accordance with the Medical Board consisting of:-

  • (a) the Chief Medical Officer;

  • (b) two medical practitioners;

  • (c) four medical practitioners elected by the Board;

  • (d) one person nominated by the Inter-Religious Organization;

  • (e) an attorney-at-law with at least five years experience nominated by the Law Association of Trinidad and Tobago;

  • (f) an accountant with at least five years experience nominated by the Association of Chartered Accountants; and

  • (g) a medical practitioner nominated by the University of the West Indies.



Election of Executive Posts

Within three months of the coming into force of this Act and triennially thereafter, there shall be convened in accordance with the Regulations a general meeting of the Board for the purpose of electing the Council.

Terms of Office and Eligibility for Elections

  • (1) Members of the Council shall hold office for a term of three years.

  • (2) A President, Vice-President, Secretary and a Treasurer;
    who shall be medical practitioners, shall be elected from among members of the Council*

  • (3) The members of the Council are eligible for "re-appointment*".



Power of the Council

The Council, subject to the approval of the Board, shall have power to make such rules or regulations as it deems necessary for carrying the purposes and provisions of this Act into effect, and, without restricting the generality thereof for all or any of the following purposes:

  • for the good government of the Board and for the proper conduct of its affairs;

  • for regulating the time, manner and place of meetings of the Board and the Council and the proceedings thereof;

  • for the conduct of elections including the manner of voting thereat, and all other matters arising out of or incidental to the elections as provided for in this Act;

  • with respect to the fees for registration or for the issue of a temporary licence and the amount of any annual or special fees to be paid by members;

  • with respect to the determination of the professional qualification and experience including internship required of an applicant for registration or for a temporary licence, and to proof of professional conduct and general fitness to practise medicine;

  • for regulating the manner of applying and using the funds of the Board;

  • for prescribing anything required or authorized to be prescribed;

  • for prescribing in respect of any contravention thereof or failure to comply therewith a penalty not exceeding a fine or three hundred dollars or imprisonment for three months on summary conviction.

  • No rule or regulation shall come into force or have effect until it has been approved by the Minister.



Current Members of Council (2017-2020)

(Front Row - Left to Right) - (Secretary), (President), (Vice President), (Treasurer).                                        

(Back Row - Left to Right) - Council Members:                                      

Absent:                                       

POST

NAME

QUALIFICATIONS

President

Professor Terence Anand Rao Seemungal

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1989
M.R.C.P. (UK) 1995
Ph.D. Medicine(University of London) 2002
C.C.S.T. Respiratory & General Internal Medicine 2003
F.R.C.P. (L) 2008

Vice President

Dr. Varma Deyalsingh

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1988

Secretary

Dr. Rajeev Khaja

M.B.,B.S.(University of Madras) 1987
Postgraduate Dip. Psychological Medicine (Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University) 1992

Treasurer

Dr. Nathaniel Duke

M.D.(St. George's University) 2004
Am.Bd.(Internal Medicine) 2007
Fellow in Infectious Diseases (Jackson Memorial Hospital) 2009
Am.Bd. Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) 2011

Member of Council

Dr. Kenneth Sterling Charles

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1988
M.R.C.P. (UK) 1994
M.R.C.Path.(UK) 1999
F.R.C. Path.(UK) 2007
F.R.C.P. (L) 2000

Member of Council

Dr. Roger Anthony Ramjohn

M.B.,B.S. (UWI) 2003

Member of Council

Dr. Michael James Udit Ramdass

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1997
M.R.C.S. (Ed) 2002
F.R.C.S. (Ed) 2007
M.Sc. Surgical Science (University of Kent) 2009
F.R.C.S. (E.) 2010
Fellow American College of Surgeons 2013

Member of Council

Dr. Roshan Akash Parasram

M.B.,B.S. (UWI) 2002
P.G.Dip. Public Health (University of London) 2007
M.Sc. Public Health (University of London) 2009

Member of Council

Mrs. Lynette Seebaran-Suite

Nominee of Law Association of T&T

Member of Council

Mr. Anthony Pierre

Nominee of Association of Chartered Accountants

Member of Council

Brother Harrypersad Maharaj

Nominee of Inter-Religious Organization



Current Members of Council (2014-2017)

(Front Row - Left to Right) - (Secretary), (President), (Vice President), (Treasurer).                                        

(Back Row - Left to Right) - Council Members:                                      

Absent:                                       

POST

NAME

QUALIFICATIONS

President

Professor Terence Anand Rao Seemungal

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1989
M.R.C.P. (UK) 1995
Ph.D. Medicine(University of London) 2002
C.C.S.T. Respiratory & General Internal Medicine 2003

Vice President

Dr. Dev Ramoutar

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1972

Secretary

Dr. Nathaniel Duke

M.B.,B.S.(St. George's University) 2004
Am.Bd.(Internal Medicine) 2007
Fellow in Infectious Diseases (Jackson Memorial Hospital) 2009
Am.Bd. Internal Medicine (Infectious Disease) 2011

Treasurer

Dr. Varma Deyalsingh

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1988

Member of Council

Dr. Andy Bhagwandass

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 1993
D.M. Internal Medicine (UWI) 2000

Member of Council

Dr. Ramashawardath (Boysie) Mahabir

L.R.C.P. & S. (NUI) 1970
Am.Bd.(Ophth) 1978

Member of Council

Dr. Roger Anthony Ramjohn

M.B.,B.S.(UWI) 2003

Member of Council

Mrs. Lynette Seebaran-Suite

Nominee of Law Association of T&T

Member of Council

Mr. Anthony Pierre

Nominee of Association of Chartered Accountants

Member of Council

Pundit Lutchmidath Persad-Maharaj

Nominee of Inter-Religious Organization



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Modified: December 21st 2015, 10:30 A.M.