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Comapny Profile, History of the Establishment

Having realized that there was a gap of drug distribution in the private sector in terms of one stop centre for all essential drugs; Mr. Aziz Damani, setup Gittoes Pharmaceuticals Ltd in 2004 with the aim of providing all major essential drugs in one centre.

In 1992, when there was acute shortage of essential drugs in Uganda, Mr. Aziz Damani setup Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., the first private sector drug manufacturing factory in Uganda.

Kampala Pharmaceutical Industries grew and became a leading local drug manufacturer in Uganda. In 1997 Industrial Promotion commonly known, as IPS, an AKFED company owned by Aga Khan Group and Kopran Ltd of India acquired the factory from Mr. Aziz Damani.

Mr. Aziz Damani, still very interested in serving mankind through promoting Health, resumed pharmaceutical business with Gittoes Pharmaceuticals Limited(GPL).

Gittoes has merged with Agog Pharma Ltd of India and established an ultra WHO GMP certified factory at Thane, Mumbai, India. The factory, Agog Pharma Ltd, Plot No 33, Sector II, which is approved by National Drug Authority, Uganda, Tanzania Food & Drugs Authority, KenyaPharmacy and Poisons, Zambia Pharmacy and Poisons, DRC, SriLanka, Ghana and other Regulatory Agencies. With its own production Industry, Gittoes ensures constant supply of quality and affordable medicines.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to be the leading supplier of quality and affordable medicines and medical supplies in East and Central Africa.


This is to certify that GITTOES PHARMACECUTICAL LIMITED has been supplaying save the children with pharmceutical mediciens and hospital equipements for the part five year to our satisfaction We have no doubt that win meet your expections and threfore recommend then for the provision of similar suppliers
-”patrickTani,Ag Head of Logistices”

This is to confirm that GITTOES PHARMACEUTICAL LIMITED has Successfully participated in the Tendering process for supply of pharmaceuticals for more than five years to national medical stores GITTOES PHARMACECUTICALS LIMITED hass been her contractual obligations
-”Alfred Natamba,HeadProcurement,NationaMedicalStore”

This is to certify That M/S GITTOES PHARMACEUTICAL Limited is a Perqualified Suplier With Joint Medical Store And Pharmaceutical Products and Consumables. Any assitance reandered to them is highly appreciated
-”Jean Zikusooka,Procuremand officer, JMS,Uganda”