Enabling small health care providers to buy drugs at better prices

Joint purchasing through CDMS

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Welcome to CDMS

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The Chronic Drugs Medical Scheme (CDMS) is a social entrepreneurship established to develop and implement innovative supply chain interventions to reduce the cost of chronic illness medication, in order to improve access and affordability for low income Kenyans particularly those living on less than the equivalent of $2 Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) per day.

HOW WE WORK

CDMS operates as a group purchasing organization (GPO), with the objective of enabling small health care providers to buy drugs at better prices than are usually available to them. We do this by leveraging the aggregate procurement muscle of the individual small providers to negotiate discounts with manufacturers and distributors such that individual providers enjoy the benefits only available to large buyers.

Our value proposition

We help hospitals to have predictability in their procurement processes and to achieve valuable savings and hence reduced cost of doing business.

We work with importers and distributors to deepen their market reach and to enable their health provider clientele enjoy lower procurement costs thus increasing market share.

We enable pharmaceutical manufacturers to achieve higher sales volumes by linking them with distributors, small & medium sized hospitals and clinics.

BENEFITS OF USING OUR SERVICES

  • Access to quality and affordable pharmaceutical products
  • Access to credit from CDMS-approved suppliers
  • An efficient and simple procurement process
  • Assurance of quality pharmaceutical supplies
  • Will be kept up-to-date on new pharmaceutical products from contracted manufacturers
  • Excellent customer service

Why CDMS

CDMS Ltd is a new Group Purchasing Organization whose core mission is to provide access to affordable lifesaving medication

Leveraging on order aggregation

Improved sales for suppliers

Better Deals

The constant increase in drug prices places health care providers under pressure to provide the best care, maintain quality and remain affordable. Suppliers typically give the lowest pricing to buyers of high volumes. That’s where CDMS comes in handy. If your business isn’t big enough to buy large quantities on its own, joint purchasing through CDMS can yield lower prices for customers than can be obtained on their own.

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Our Markets

  • Small and medium size Hospitals
  • Institutions with in house clinics
  • Clinics and Dispensaries
  • Nursing Homes
  • Physicians
  • Chemists and pharmacies

Do you want to become a CDMS customer/partner?

Simply complete the customer application form provided herein, and we will contact you. A dedicated account manager will be assigned to understand your needs and ensure satisfaction with our services.