Medilines Distributors, Inc., a leading distributor of medical equipment in the country, has established its strong and strategic partnerships with top global suppliers Siemens Healthineers, B. Braun Avitum Philippines, and Varian Medical Systems.

In a statement, the firm said these partnerships allow Medilines to deliver state-of-the-art equipment to various health facilities in the country.


Medilines, which is gunning for initial public offering before year-end, is focused on three healthcare categories: diagnostic imaging, dialysis, and cancer therapy.

According to Medilines Chairman Virgilio B. Villar, the company’s working relationship with the three global companies, has been tested by time “Our long-standing relationships with these global industry leaders will continue to strengthen our market position in the medical equipment distribution space in the Philippines,” he added.

“The established operations of our principals in the Philippines also enable our company’s operations to be lean and efficient,” Villar said.


Medilines has been working on a platform to provide all Filipinos with access to healthcare facilities with world-class medical equipment.

The strong partnership between Medilines and B. Braun Philippines started when the former distributed its dialysis products, surgical instruments, and other disposables.

B. Braun, a 182-year-old multinational medical device manufacturer from Germany, is one of the world’s leading providers of extracorporeal blood treatment. Their product portfolio in renal care includes dialysis machines and consumables consisting of dialyzers, bloodline systems, concentrates, fluid filter, cannula, and catheters.

Medilines has relied on B. Braun’s established image as a trusted provider of renal care products and services. Ever since its Avitum division began dialysis center operations in the Philippines in 1989, B. Braun Avitum has been one of the top and most reliable brands of dialysis supplies and equipment in the country.

Backed with over 120 years of experience in the medical field and 18,500 patents globally, reputable German multinational company, Siemens Healthineers, meanwhile, is one of the leading medical technology companies in the world. Their product portfolio in diagnostic imaging includes CT scan, MRI, cathlab, C-arm, and X-ray, to name a few.

“Siemens Healthineers has helped fuel our growth in the Diagnostic Imaging and Cancer equipment markets,” Medilines said.

Medilines also works with other types of suppliers including those involved in the production and distribution of consumables and accessories related its various lines of equipment. It also offers services related to its infrastructure projects.

Source: Manila Bulletin (