Zuellig Pharma and Pacific-AA Group have entered into a strategic partnership to make healthcare more accessible in Myanmar.

The two companies officially launched their partnership yesterday at an event in Yangon, which was attended by Myanmar Union Minister of Health and Sports Dr. Myint Htwe, Yangon Division Chief Minister, U Phyo Min Thein as well as healthcare companies, practitioners and other partners from across the healthcare community.

Pacific-AA Group is one of the largest healthcare companies in Myanmar, serving 19,000 hospitals and clinics from 15 distribution centres. The partnership combines Pacific-AA Group’s in-depth understanding of the local healthcare landscape and strong distribution reach with Zuellig Pharma’s global quality, safety and innovation expertise.

Zuellig Pharma Vice President Indochina, Taiwan and Thailand, Yves Hermes said the partnership will leverage the unique strengths of both parties.

"Zuellig Pharma is a leader in pharmaceutical distribution, commercialization and innovation. We have worked with healthcare communities across the region to introduce new quality and safety standards and improve the overall healthcare infrastructure. We are looking forward to working with Pacific AA Group to bring this expertise to Myanmar and we are very excited about the benefits this partnership will bring to Myanmar patients.”

Pacific-AA Group Chairman and Group Managing Director, Mr.Zaw Moe Khine said the partnership will leverage AA Medical Group’s strong relationships and reach across the sector.

"Pacific-AA Group has been making healthcare products available to people right across Myanmar for two decades. We understand the market and the needs of the Myanmar people and medical community. We are looking forward to working closely with Zuellig Pharma to bring innovative new solutions and standards to the country.”

Find out more about the partnership and how it will make healthcare more accessible in Myanmar here.