About Akacia Healthcare
Group of Companies
Akacia Healthcare is a significant and successful Black Economic Empowered healthcare group with its focus on the supply of cost effective pharmaceutical, medical, complementary and consumer health products that are accessible to all South Africans. The operating divisions are:
Akacia Pharmaceuticals distributes a large range of branded, ethical, generic and niche complementary medicines through its national sales forces that detail its products to general practitioners, selected specialists and pharmacies in the private and state sectors.
Akacia Medical manufactures, markets and distributes a wide range of medical and surgical equipment, and related consumables incorporating the brands of GRS and Hiline.
Akacia Surgical has grown in leaps and bounds since it was started in 1999. Martin and Philip Lambrecht as well as Clive van Geems started a surgical company called Hiline MIS which represented various international distributors. The main focus of Hiline MIS was endoscopic and laparoscopic surgery. In 2006 Hiline and Hiline MIS were acquired by Akacia Medical after which the name Hiline MIS was changed to TASS (Akacia Surgical). We now have a dedicated marketing and sales team and represent Pentax Microline (US), Teleflex (US), AMI (Gmb), Cereplas (France) and TiMesh (Gmb).
Akacia Consumer Health
Akacia Consumer markets and distributes its own brands, as well as leading international brands to independent and group pharmacies, specialist baby stores and major retail chains in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia.
Akacia Natural Medicines
This is an innovative South African natural medicines company that researches, develops and markets natural medicine from indigenous South African medicinal plants. The company pioneered the first pharmaceutically manufactured products from the South African plants Natural Medicines has a history of strong social responsibility, researching products of potential public health importance, and is committed to environmentally sustainable activities, cultivating the plants in its lead product.
CliniSut was born out of the necessity to provide a product of the highest possible quality to compete in hospitals worldwide. CliniSut products exceed the standards of strength and durability as set by the British, European and United States Pharmacopeias resulting in a product comparable to the best available. What sets CliniSut apart from it competitors is the sterilizing process in clean room conditions, unique packaging systems and speciality needles. Choosing CliniSut will result in an appreciation of the contribution made by CliniSut in obtaining superior wound closures.