PHC services well rated in Trinidad & Tobago

July 1999
Caribbean Health;Jul1999, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p6
The article reports on a survey of 1,500 users of primary healthcare centres in Trinidad & Tobago, discovered 74 percent of patients were satisfied with the service they received from doctors. On the other hand, nurses were rated 84 percent for patient satisfaction. However, 80 percent of people using health centres were unemployed.


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