Distribution of quality diagnostic and medical supplies

Distribution of quality diagnostic and medical supplies

Distribution of quality diagnostic and medical supplies Sector: Healthcare Year of establishment: 2012 Investment need: 150,000 USD    Company Description The company is a private liability company, established in 2012, its office based in one of the suburbs of Kampala. The company distributes medical equipment and supplies serving healthcare facilities in the Ugandan market. 60% of turnover results from sales of medical equipment, about 30% of consumables and 10% from rapid test kits. Their main customer groups are the Ugandan government, NGO’s and private clients (health centres, hospitals etc). They are an exclusive distributor of 3 top American manufacturers of medical equipment and supplies companies. Investment Opportunity The business has now grown to a stage where it enters into International Competitive Bidding, where it competes directly with manufacturers. In this context, the business seeks affordable finance. Entrepreneurial Team The company is a registered limited liability owned by 3 directors. One director is a medical laboratory scientist with specialisation in microbiology, a trained certified application specialist with various manufacturers. He has experience of 8 years in the field. The other director is a trained specialist with 15 years exposure in this field, gained through working with a Kenyan company. The third director is a doctor by training with 15 years medical experience in the medical field, with a masters in Medicine. Social Impact The health sector is a priority sector for the Ugandan government and International Development Organisations, who allocate a significant portion of its budget worth over USD 250 million allocated to healthcare. This is all in the bid to extend healthcare services to as many people as possible. The...
To be the No. 1 Quality Retail Pharmacy in Uganda by Superior service Knowledge and accessibility to the widest range of products

To be the No. 1 Quality Retail Pharmacy in Uganda by Superior service Knowledge and accessibility to the widest range of products

To be the No. 1 Quality Retail Pharmacy in Uganda by Superior service Knowledge and accessibility to the widest range of products Sector: Healthcare Year of establishment: 2008 Investment need: 550,000 USD    Company description The Company was established in 2008 by a Uganda Pharmacist and his wife to fulfill the market gap related to providing affordable, quality care and medicines to middle income consumers. The Company currently has 8 pharmacy outlets in Kampala ; 90% of current turnover is related to walk-in clients who pay cash, the remaining 10% relates to (1) clients who are insured and (2) wholesale sales to hospitals and NGO’s. The Company cleverly targets middle income consumers who look for affordable, quality healthcare.  Investment Opportunity The proposed investment is related to 5 opportunities, namely: Setting up a wholesale division Expansion of the number of branches Launch of an ERP-system Grow the volume and turnover of existing branches Re-financing of current loan Entrepreneurial Team The company founder holds a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy, and an MBA in Financial Management, and had extensive working experience in marketing and supply chain management, prior to setting up The Company. Also, he successfully launched one of the dominant drug importers and distributors. He has built a competent management team with all required expertise in Operations & HR-management, procurement and finance. Social impact The business has strong social impact by ensuring the availability of quality drugs and healthcare at affordable prices. The company currently employs 50 full time staff, but also offers internship and training opportunities to university students. The company also engages in social activities, e.g. they organize medical camps...
Affordable high quality medical laboratory supplies

Affordable high quality medical laboratory supplies

Affordable high quality medical laboratory supplies Sector: Health Year of establishment: 2000 Turnover: USD 1.5M – USD 2M Investment need: USD 1.080.000 Product, market solution and potential The company was established in 2000 and is a member of an international group, with its headquarters in Europe. It is one of the leading diagnostics company in Uganda today with a wide range of product offerings from small instruments to state of the art fully automated systems. The company prides in a full range of diagnostic reagents and test kits for chemistry, haematology, immunology and antiseras and offers the health sector a variety of rapid test kits. Over more than 15 years, the company has obtained experience and coverage of the Ugandan market in distributing a wide range of products. The company aims at automating its manufacturing plant and upgrade existing equipment technology which will enable efficient production ensuring timely delivery, product availability and standardized quality of output. Furthermore, there is an ambition for opening up an equipment Lease line to further expand the usage of its products within Uganda and the East African region. Entrepreneur and Team The company is a registered limited liability company, owned entirely by two shareholders, who are assisted by a management team and consultants who are qualified professionals with vast experience in operations, purchasing and marketing. Turnover and Investment need The company has a turnover between USD 1.5M – USD 2M and its investment need is USD 1.080.000, they need USD 200.000 for reagent processing, USD 200,000 for equipment lease and USD 680,000 for equipment upgrade. Impact The company offers easy accesses of laboratory reagents across the country to even...
Quality medication at an affordable price

Quality medication at an affordable price

Quality medication at an affordable price Sector: Pharma Year of establishment: 2012 Turnover: USD 1M-2M Investment need: USD 540.000 Product, market solution and potential The company was started in 2012 and is one of the largest pharmacy retail chain in Uganda owning over 10 pharmacies. They sell largely European imported medicines at affordable prices that are lower than the competition yet maintaining a healthy margin by carefully maintaining efficiencies in their operations and by importing the bulk of their medicines. The company has built an extensive network of suppliers in Europe, United States and India to help them meet their clients’ needs. The company has established a partnership with the largest up stream distribution chains in the Country to enable them set up outlets in various locations all over the country so they can have a minimum of one outlet in each major town in Uganda. Entrepreneur and Team The company was started in 2012 and is one of the largest pharmacy retail chain in Uganda owning over 10 pharmacies. They sell largely European imported medicines at affordable prices that are lower than the competition yet maintaining a healthy margin by carefully maintaining efficiencies in their operations and by importing the bulk of their medicines. The company has built an extensive network of suppliers in Europe, United States and India to help them meet their clients’ needs. The company has established a partnership with the largest up stream distribution chains in the Country to enable them set up outlets in various locations all over the country so they can have a minimum of one outlet in each major town...