The Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) is a joint effort of the World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Ministry of Health of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Philosophy of the EPI Unit is that every child should be immunized against vaccine preventable diseases.
The vision of the organization is to identify and completely immunize all infants, children, pregnant women and men as early as possible, in accordance with a national immunization schedule.
The mission of the Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) Medical Services is to eradicate, eliminate or reduce vaccine preventable diseases to the lowest levels possible through sustained IMMUNIZATION of all susceptible persons as an essential component of Primary Health Care.
The purpose of the EPI Unit is to prevent morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases.
The EPI is located at the following address:
Park Plaza Building,
St. Vincent Street,
Port of Spain.