Medswana is a fully licensed pharmaceutical wholesaler and distributor established in 1994.
We understand our role in the supply chain and our strategic regional location, Medswana’s worldwide network is aimed at supplying the right medication at the right time, safely and efficiently to the Botswana health care market. The combination of our improved technologies and our teams’ expertise enables amazing things to happen. Learning and development for all our employees is key, because their growth is Medswana’s growth.

Guided by these we ensure to stay on top of our game through innovation and pro-activity.

Our Mission

We are on a mission to skillfully warehouse and distribute pharmaceutical, allied and
surgical products to the best intentional quality, on time, every time to our clients
according to the World Health Organization Policies and standards and doing so with utmost honesty, integrity and innovation.

Our Quality Policy

With Medswana being ISO 13485:2016 certified, ultimate responsibility for quality management and continual improvement rest with our leadership. In this respect, we confirm our commitment to our quality management system through:

  • Active involvement and accountability of leadership
  • Aligning quality with wider business strategies to enhance and monitor performance.
  • Promote the process approach throughout the organization.
  • Enhancing customer satisfaction by identifying risks and opportunities (risk-based thinking)
  • Setting measurable quality objectives.
  • Compliance with all applicable requirements of the ISO 13485:2016 standard.
  • Continually improving our quality.

Our Guiding Principles

  • Commitment to Operational Excellence
  • Focus on customer-centricity
  • Outstanding Warehousing & Distribution Practices
  • Continuous Employee Development

Management Team

Our management team brings together a diverse range of expertise and experience, united by a shared commitment to innovation, excellence, and customer satisfaction. Discover the individuals who steer our strategic decisions, foster a collaborative environment, and guide us toward new horizons.

Piet Le Grange

Chief Executive Officer

Mark Fallows

Chief Operations Officer

Thabiso Thwane

Finance Manager

Mpho Modisenyane

Sales & HR Manager

Deven Sawmaynaden

Receiving Manager

Monique Strydom

QA & Regulatory Manager

Poloko Bernard

Vet & Warehouse Manager

Tumi Kowa

Systems & Data Manager

Through the Years

Over the years, Medswana has grown tremendously, employing about 75 team members. From occupying a 2600 square meter warehouse space in Fairgrounds and previously an 80 square meter warehouse with about six employees, Medswana has certainly established itself as the first ‘one stop shop’ pharmaceutical distributor for pharmacies, covering a variety of prescription, pharmacy, over the counter medication, cosmetics and herbal products.


Medswana was established

Medswana was established as a pharmaceutical wholesaler and distributor in Botswana.


Operations & Trading

The company began to operate on a 80 square meter warehouse with only about six employees.



Within 2 years Medswana outgrew its first warehouse and acquired land in the Fairgrounds area and built a 2271 square meter warehouse as the company was rapidly growing.


Expansion & Partnerships

As we became known and got established in the market as the first ‘One Stop Shop’, pharmaceutical distributor. We aslo partnered with a multinational brand -Ultimate Sports Nutrition (USN) to expand on sports and nutrition products.


Veterinary division formed

In our mission fully be come a true one stop shop, Medswana lauched the veterinary division offering a diverse portfolio of products for both small and large animals.


Acquired new warehouse

As demand increases and technology advances, In August 2016, Medswana purchased a 3500 square meter warehouse in Block 8 Diamond Park, strategically located in the heart of the capital city and close to Sir Seretse Khama International Airport.


ISO 13485:2016 certified

Awards & Recognition


SSA Distributor Awards

In Market Sales Award
Astra Zeneca


SSA Distributor Awards

Oncology Award
Astra Zeneca


PMR Africa Award

Leaders & Achievers for companies & institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth & development of Botswana.


PMR Africa Award

Leaders & Achievers for companies & institutions doing the most in their sectors over the past 12 months to stimulate the economic growth & development of Botswana.