Aamal Medical signs deal with Turkish healthcare firm

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HE Sheikh Faisal with Sunman among others during the agreement signing.

Aamal Medical has signed an agreement with Simeks Medical (Simeks), a Turkish healthcare company, to supply medical equipment with advanced medical technologies. The signing event took place in Doha in the presence of HE Sheikh Faisal bin Qassim al-Thani, chairman, Aamal Company; Sherif Shehata, general manager, Aamal Medical; Bahar Sunman, member, Simeks board of directors and Yaguz Tuzunalp, project sales manager, Simeks.

Simeks started operating in Turkey in 1999 as the country’s exclusive distributor of ultrasonography, mammography, C-arm X-ray, mobile X-ray and urology products for a major radiology systems manufacturer.  In 2000, Simeks took over the sales rights for intensive care and anaesthesia devices in Turkey. Simeks focuses on areas such as imaging, operating rooms, intensive care, logistics, IT integration, and medication and supplies management.

Simeks focuses on the optimisation of management processing of medication and medical supplies, with the objective of containing major costs in hospitals and helping to prevent medication errors to maximise patient safety.  Sheikh Faisal said, “We are very pleased to announce this agreement with Simeks, a Turkish healthcare systems manufacturing company. The agreement is evidence of Aamal’s determination to explore new international markets and to create strong relationships with companies which adhere to the same high quality standards that Aamal sets for all its products and services.

“We are confident that this agreement will support Aamal Medical’s organic growth by through our proactive approach to partnering with leading institutions to provide the local market with the best and latest medical solutions, meeting Qatar’s increasing market needs. I would also highlight that the assembly of medical equipment will take place locally, an initiative which will add to the prosperity and self-sufficiency of our beloved country”. Sherif Shehata, general manager, Aamal Medical said, “I am pleased to announce this partnership Simeks. This agreement demonstrates our determination and commitment to secure medical equipment availability in Qatar from different sources, including Turkey which has recently provided strong support to the Qatari market.”

Sources and photo-credits: Gulf Times