Pharma & Medical

After supplying the Amiri Hospital, the first Kuwaiti hospital, with medication in 1950, we have been improving the quality of life of the Kuwaiti community since then. Today, we are one of Kuwait’s top pharmaceutical distributors with the acquisition of Safwan Group. Our business lines distributes subsidiary brands in pharmaceuticals and medication, skin and beauty products and professional medical equipment and devices.

Along with distribution, we also manage the largest and most successful tender and regulatory departments in the country, with one of the strongest and most experienced teams that enable our partners to get their products to the market in a quick manner whilst adhering to all local market qualifications.

We also run a strong retail chain of pharmacies across most of Kuwait’s governantes, enabling us to directly drive the market penetration and dominance of our products. For more details about pharmacy location, please click here.

Below is a highlight of our subsidiary companies in our pharmaceuticals, skin and beauty and medical equipment divisions.


Sanofi is dedicated to supporting people through their health challenges. We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines, provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

For more information about Sanofi :

With more than 100,000 people in 100 countries, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.


Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Ltd. Is the largest pharmaceutical company in Japan and one of the global leaders of the industry, Takeda is committed to strive towards better health for people worldwide through leading innovation in medicine.  Areas of focus are central nervous system, cardiovascular and metabolic, gastroenterology, oncology, and vaccines.

AAW is the exclusive distributor for Takeda products in the Kuwaiti market.

Additional information about Takeda is available through its corporate website,


Roche is one of AAW’s principal pharmaceutical and medical partner since the 1980s. With Roche, AAW has improved healthcare in Kuwait for over two decades by providing the community with access to personalized medical needs. We work closely with the Ministry of Health in Kuwait to ensure patients have easy access to their required medication from hospitals and pharmacies.

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Biotronik is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pacemakers, implantable defibrillators, stents and remote patient management headquartered in Berlin, Germany. Biotronik entered the Kuwait market in 2010 after partnering with AAW.


Bioderma is another of AAW’s partner brands making up our skin care and cosmetics portfolio. We actively market and sell products from this French laboratory across Kuwait. Our pharmacists and medical professional provide an extension to Bioderma’s own medical prescription and medicinal consultancy system. We ensure we are providing the right products to the right people everyday.

For more information on Bioderma:



Nuxe is one of the newest brands on AAW’s skin care and cosmetic portfolio. AAW has been the sole distributor of French brand, Nuxe since 2011. Nuxe is a French natural origin cosmetology brand that has gained fast popularity and demand in Europe. It is currently one of the best-selling brands in pharmacies and parapharmacies in France.  

For more information about Nuxe:

Nuxe is available in all AAW owned and operated pharmacies. Click here to locate a pharmacy near you.