DKSH signs an agreement with Healthium to provide high quality surgical products in Myanmar October 02, 2020


			
				DKSH signs an agreement with Healthium to provide high quality surgical products in Myanmar

DKSH has partnered with Healthium Medtech to distribute its high-quality surgical products to clinics and hospitals across the region.

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DKSH signs an agreement with Healthium to provide high quality surgical products in Myanmar

DKSH has partnered with Healthium Medtech to distribute its high-quality surgical products to clinics and hospitals across the region.

Yangon, Myanmar, October 2, 2020 – DKSH Business Unit Healthcare, Asia’s leading partner for healthcare companies seeking to grow their business in Asia, has partnered with Healthium Medtech Pvt Ltd., a leading global player and Innovator in medical devices, the world’s fourth largest surgical suture manufacturer and the largest surgical suture needle manufacturer by volume, exporting their products to over 70 countries. DKSH will manage distribution as well as sales and marketing of Healthium products in Myanmar. The agreement is in line with DKSH's strategy of expanding into higher value-added segments and services such as medical devices.

 

The Healthium Group has a lineage of 36 years in creating precision based medical devices across the world. Its products are used in 1 in 6 surgeries globally. Healthium is the largest domestic manufacturer and the largest exporter of surgical sutures from India.

With DKSH as a partner, Healthium can create access for its products and build up its brand presence in Myanmar. The company can also tap into DKSH’s sales force and marketing and distribution channels to ensure that their products reach extensively to hospitals, clinics, and medical channels across the country and also achieve Healthium’s vision of “Providing access to precision Medtech to every patient, globally”.

 

Anish Bafna, CEO & MD Healthium Group, said: “We are delighted to partner with DKSH and serve the medical fraternity and the people of Myanmar. Our products are manufactured to global standards with USFDA and CE approvals, thereby being accepted in over 70 countries. Our investments in R&D have helped us create an innovations pipeline with over 52 patents in India and the U.S. It is our vision to provide access these high-quality precision-made medical devices for every patient in Myanmar and serve different segments of customers by leveraging on the strong sales and distribution network that our esteemed partner DKSH provides. We look forward to our products being accepted as an integral part of Operations Theatres (OT) across Myanmar and touching patients’ lives positively.

 

Ankur Pandey, Vice President Healthcare, DKSH Myanmar, added: “As the leading Market Expansion Services provider in Myanmar, DKSH Myanmar Business Unit Healthcare is expanding its portfolio to Medical Devices and the partnership with Healthium offers us to achieve that. One of the key pillars for medical devices is surgery and consumables like surgical sutures, hernia solutions and haemostats (for wound closure) address a large section of customer needs. With a proven track record in Myanmar, we are committed to driving growth for Healthium and improving access to high-quality surgical products for all hospitals and clinics in the region.”