The Leading distributor for leading Healthcare brands
A subsidiary of the Group, DAL Medical Services Company Ltd. (DMS) was founded in 1997 and began operations as a distributor of Forceval, owned by Unigreg Limited. Through a series of agency agreements for distribution, sale and marketing of pharmaceutical brands, DMS has grown into one of the leading pharmaceutical and healthcare dealerships in Sudan. In 2010, DMS acquired K.A. Bodourian, an already established brand with 60 years of success behind its name
Today, DAL Medical Services Company is the second largest pharmaceutical company in Sudan, and acts as agent for leading multinational pharmaceutical companies, including GlaxoSmithKline, ASPEN, BSN, and Amdipharm Mercury Ltd.
DAL Medical capitalizes on its well-trained human resources by building strong relationships with its customers and health care authorities. As a result, DAL Medical is considered as one of the preferred health care companies by many of the well-established multi-national pharmaceutical companies. DMS has excelled through its commitment to “doing the right things right”.
The Journey to Success
Progressing Healthcare in Sudan
The history of DAL Medical is a tale of success for the DAL Group. Established from humble beginnings in a small office with just four employees, today DAL Medical offers an extensive range of healthcare products, equipment and services to Sudan’s fast-growing health care market from our impressive portfolio of international pharmaceutical brands.
DAL Medical was founded in 1997 by Eiman Daoud Abdellatif in response to the DAL Group’s efforts to expand into new industries. DAL Medical was the distribution center for Alliance (previously known as Unigreg). In 1999 Two years after launch, DAL Medical sets up a vet veterinary division after partnering with Schering-Plough who specialise in animal medication. DAL Medical becomes the distributor for Wockhardt (previously known as CP Pharmaceuticals).
In the period 2000 through 2008 DAL Medical acquired the distribution rights for SPIMACO, Roche, Agrovet and Alcon. And in 2009 A medical equipment division was set up to provide orthopedic equipment to Khartoum’s hospitals. The range of extremely high-tech equipment helps supports and repairs bone injuries and weaknesses.
In 2010 DAL Medical becomes Sudan’s distributor for GlaxoSmithKline – one of the world’s leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies, and is also officially signed to Phillips (previously known as Avent which supplies baby products).
160 registered products
160 registered products with the Sudanese Ministry of Health
10 distribution vans
1223 M² Warehouse
Warehouse space of 1223m²
> 40 Pharmacists
More than 40 pharmacists leading operation
Products & Services
Pharmaceuticals: Wide range of products from leading brands
Medical Equipment: High Tech orthopedic equipment
Strengths and Capabilities
Human Resource Expertise
DAL Medical capitalizes on its well-trained human resources to build strong relationships with its customers and health care authorities. We have a team of highly trained and dedicated personnel who only handle registration procedures, reducing time-to-market
DAL Medical finance complies with IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Our team also follows a rigorous set of standards across all areas of the business to ensure excellence and quality standard.
DAL Medical operates through a network of agents and distributors in the major cities and remote areas of the country to ensure wide availability of products for its customers. We have a growing fleet of 10 distribution vans, 1 distribution centre, 6.4 tonne cooled truck for large orders and Warehouse space of 1223m², supported with chilling units.
Information Technology Systems
DAL Medical uses a set of systems and IT solutions to support its business, including: Sales automation system, Sage, IBM Cognos® Controller, Share point and HR System (Cascade) and eLearning Portal and Distance Learning (Global English & CIPD)