“easi-check” & T&T Diabetes Association link up with TSTT”

Pharmaco, a leading provider of quality healthcare solutions for pharmacies and the nation’s medical sector, is pleased to announce it will be partnering with TSTT through its Employee Assistance Program and The Diabetes Association of Trinidad & Tobago (DATT) to provide its “easi-check” blood glucose monitoring system to TSTT staff members living with diabetes.

Pharmaco’s “easi-check”, the 1st ever home diagnostics equipment brand owned by a Caribbean-based company to receive US FDA approval, will allow TSTT employees to monitor accurately and quickly their blood glucose status on a daily basis, a critical component of any successful diabetes management program.

Mr. Stephen Aboud, Pharmaco’s Managing Director, stated “our company is proud to have been selected by the country’s leading telecommunications provider to deliver this important healthcare benefit to its employees.” Aboud added, “I am elated that TSTT, a local technology giant, has chosen our “easi-check” precise meter for its diabetic staff for its Employee Assistance Program due to its superior technology.” Dawn Solomon, TSTT’s Manager of Employee Wellness and Assistance Program, was elated that the launch of this new program would enable TSTT to focus on investing in areas which will empower employees. “This collaboration with ‘easi-check’ and DATT will give employees with diabetes the means to effectively manage their health and live, happier, more productive lives.”

Mr. Carlton Phillip, President of DATT, said his organisation is always pleased to assist in any outreach program TSTT is involved in order to provider greater information and awareness concerning the impact of diabetes in our country.” Phillip is confident that TSTT employees who are diabetic will benefit greatly from the “easi-check” machine, which he says is “the most accurate and affordable on the market today.”

The partnership was launched at TSTT’s Arima Work Centre on Thursday, November 8th.