Delivery to Saudi Arabia

Bactiguard delivers an order of more than 20 000 Foley catheters for infection control to Saudi Arabia.

At the end of June, Bactiguard delivered an order of more than 20 000 Foley catheters to Gulf Medical in Saudi Arabia. Gulf Medical distributes Bactiguard’s portfolio of products for infection control to the healthcare system in both Saudia Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

“We are very pleased about the increased interest from the healthcare system in Saudi Arabia and UAE to combat hospital acquired infections at the source. Preventive measures will become more and more important as multi resistant bacteria continue to spread across the world. Bactiguard provides solutions which are both effective and cost-efficent,” says Christian Kinch, CEO.

This is information that Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) is required to publish in compliance with the Swedish Securities Market Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was submitted for publication on 1 July 2015 at 08:00

For further information, please contact:
Cecilia Edström, Acting Director of Sales, Marketing & Communications, cecilia.edstrom@bactiguard.se, mobile: +46 722 262 328

About Bactiguard
Bactiguard is a Swedish medtech company with a mission of preventing healthcare associated infections, reducing the use of antibiotics and saving lives by developing and supplying infection prevention solutions for the healthcare industry. The company’s patented coating prevents healthcare associated infections by reducing bacterial adhesion and growth on medical devices. Bactiguard®-coated urinary catheters are market leading in the US and Japan, and in recent years the company has developed its own product portfolio of catheters for the urinary and respiratory tract and the blood stream. Bactiguard is currently in a strong expansion phase, focused on new markets in the Europe, Middle East, Asia, Latin America and Southern Africa. The company has market presence in some 50 countries and has about 60 employees. Its headquarters is located in Stockholm and production facilities in Sweden and Malaysia. Bactiguard is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Read more about Bactiguard at www.bactiguard.com

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Bactiguard is a Swedish medtech company with a global presence, offering a solution that prevents healthcare associated infections caused by medical devices. By preventing infections, we contribute to a reduced use of antibiotics and the spread of multi-resistant bacteria, which is a growing problem worldwide. We save lives, increase patient safety and significantly reduce the cost for the healthcare and society. Our technology is well-proven, safe and tissue friendly and consist of a thin layer of noble metals that prevents bacterial growth. The coating can be applied on almost all medical devices. Bactiguard-coated urinary catheters are market leading in the US and Japan and the company has also its own product portfolio consisting of foley catheters, central venous catheters and endotrachealtubes. Bactiguard is a growth company, focused on markets in Europe, Middle East, Asia and Latin America. The company has about 70 employees worldwide, mainly at the headquarters in Stockholm and the production facility in Malaysia and is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. Read more about Bactiguard at www.bactiguard.com

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We are very pleased about the increased interest from the healthcare system in Saudi Arabia and UAE to combat hospital acquired infections at the source. Preventive measures will become more and more important as multi resistant bacteria continue to spread across the world. Bactiguard provides solutions which are both effective and cost-efficent
Christian Kinch