GRAFIL Medical Limited is a subsidiary of Grafil Group and distributors of medical and laboratory equipment in Nigeria such as diagnostics and laboratory equipment, endoscopic equipment, intensive care unit equipment, general medical equipment. Apart from being one of the leading and dependable firms in the nation’s medical equipment subsector, the company prides itself as one with a well-grounded capacity and ability to provide quality services that exceed the expectations of esteemed customers and prospects, as well as excellence in customer service predicated on respect and faith.
Founded over twenty years ago by a medical doctor by profession, Dr. Forster Ihejiofor with the intention of supplying top of the range medical equipment and consumables to Nigeria’s Health Sector, Grafil Medical has ever since continued to hold forte as one of the most formidable brands in the country’s Health Sector.
According to Ihejiofor, “We are a key supplier of state-of-the-art ambulances, medical equipment, high quality consumables, instruments, and home healthcare products to both public and private healthcare organisations and medical practitioners.”
“Grafil is the go-to company for turnkey hospital and medical equipment projects in Nigeria. We are well fortified with the knowledge, expertise, and experience to design, plan, manage, construct and fully equip turnkey hospitals. In addition, our specialized team of medical professionals, engineers, and technicians are on hand for advisory, consultation, fulfilment, installation and after-sales maintenance of complex medical healthcare equipment projects”, he added.
Attributing the company’s success factors to God’s grace, experience, and expertise, Ihejiofor noted that Grafil has acquired a nationwide reputation for quality products, service delivery and added that the company remains competitive by maintaining an enviable inventory log which has constantly seen it through trying times.
He explained further that Grafil only works with the best manufacturers around the world, and therefore, get only quality products at the best prices for the country’s Healthcare Sector which has in turn resulted in quality service delivery to patients in healthcare facilities.
In his words, “This is not all. The company has a team that is fully equipped with the skills and knowledge to address any issue pertaining to turnkey hospital projects, sophisticated medical equipment, and consumables. “Over the years,” he said, “we have executed a healthy number of turnkey hospital projects including the supply and installation of state-of-the-art hospital equipment for clients in both public and private sectors. Some of our clients include teaching hospitals, federal medical centres, research institutes, private clinics, laboratories and much more.”
While speaking on his company’s aversion for the sale, supply of counterfeit and substandard medical equipment, Forster Ihejiofor, Chief Executive Officer, Grafil Medical Limited said “We are aware that the menace that plagues every industry in Nigeria; however, needless to say, we at Grafil Medical have zero tolerance for fraudulent activities. We grow through creativity, invention and innovation. We integrate honesty, integrity and business ethics into all aspects of our business activities.”
He maintained that the reason why substandard products are dangerous in the medical line is because of the human lives that are directly at risk if an equipment fails or under-performs at a critical point of use,
To stem the menace of counterfeit products in the market, Ihejiofor called for checks and balances to be put in place by regulatory bodies whilst also appealing to fellow medical practitioners to be well vast in the technical details of the products they work with to ensure that all proposals and purchases are well vetted before money changes hands and precious lives are put at risk.