YIACO Medical Company was established in the year 1953 as a sole marketing agent for many multinational research-based pharmaceutical manufacturers. YIACO quickly grew with the boom in Kuwait’s own national growth and development, diversifying and expanding into other healthcare services such as Medical Equipment, Hospital supplies and Dental equipment & materials. Through its many years of operation and experience in the medical field, YIACO’s reputation of excellence precedes its name. A name that has come to mean undisputed market leadership in the area of medical care, unparalleled sales and services, as well as innovative state-of-the-art technology for the medical and healthcare fields.
YIACO is fully committed to the modern healthcare system in Kuwait and abroad; and through this commitment, it has earned the privilege of delivering intelligent and economic solutions to the medical profession and the public. This commitment is not only evident through its ability to equip entire hospitals and research centers from the ground up, but in its solid financial holdings and a proud family of employees.
By listing the company in Kuwait stock exchange, YIACO has entered a new phase from being a private company to a public company. With these changes, YIACO is financially empowered to meet the continuing challenges of globalization, ensuring a future growth and continued commitment to the medical and scientific communities. And with over 700 full-time professional employees, all with proven track records in their respective fields, and many of whom are Physicians, Pharmacists, Biomedical Engineers, Paramedics and Technicians. Many are holders of Ph.D M.Sc and MBA’s. YIACO advocates and keeps an active exchange with the international community through conferences, workshops, conventions, lectures and seminars both in Kuwait and abroad.
This allows YIACO to stay abreast and inform the medical community on the latest medical innovations and research findings throughout the global healthcare network.
YIACO is composed of three main divisions that cater to the various needs of Hospitals, Pharmacies, Health Care Centers and private clinics throughout Kuwait. This is accomplished through each division and its respective professional staff of Biomedical Engineers and Marketing Personnel. YIACO medical also has an effective on-time distribution and delivery network that is second to none.