Nova Signs Partnership Agreement in Trinidad & Tobago


April 2013 – A subsidiary of Nova MSC Berhad, novaHEALTH announced that it has signed a Partnership Agreement with ILLUMINAT LTD to market VESALIUS, its Integrated Health Information System in Trinidad & Tobago.

A member of one of the largest conglomerates in the Caribbean, the Neal & Massy Group of Companies, ILLUMINAT is the pioneer in the field of information technology and communications in the region. ILLUMINAT boasts a dynamic regional team of 450 employees operating mainly out of Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, and Antigua. Their IT specialists design, implement and maintain systems that allow their customers to exploit technology to achieve quantifiable improvement in business efficiency.

“ILLUMINAT is pleased to have partnered with novaHEALTH. Through this partnership, ILLUMINAT believes that we are well-positioned to deliver quality healthcare solutions to the Caribbean and thereby allow the region to benefit from the experience that novaHEALTH has built their reputation on,” says David Belgrave, CEO of ILLUMINAT.

“The partnership in Trinidad & Tobago underscores our aspiration to introduce our healthcare solutions and expertise beyond our region,” says Mr. Lai Teik Kin, CEO of novaHEALTH. “Having a partner with ILLUMINAT’s outstanding reputation and regional-reach will certainly accelerate our plan to establish a foothold in the Caribbean,” he added.

Figure 1 – Signing Ceremony between Lai Teik Kin (left) and David Belgrave (CEO, Illuminat) and witnessed by Fenwick Reid (Chairman, Illuminat), His Excellency Kemal Siddique (Singapore’s Ambassador to the CARICOM)

To kick-off with partnership, ILLUMINAT and Nova jointly held an Executive Health Forum attended by key stakeholders in the public healthcare in both Trinidad & Tobago and St Lucia, another a sovereign island country in the Caribbean.

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