Distribution of quality diagnostic and medical supplies
Year of establishment: 2012
Investment need: 500,000 – 750,000 USD
- 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.
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.
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.
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 equipment distributed by the company enables health practitioners to diagnose health conditions on time and accurately before administering treatment.