KUWAIT: Chairman and CEO of Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co (AAW), Faisal Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa, met with senior representatives of University of Pennsylvania's Penn Medicine Hospital, the world-renowned academic medical center, to discuss potential collaboration and opportunities within the healthcare sector.

Held at at AAW offices, the meeting was attended by the President of Global Zone Omar Al-Mutawa, Professor of Otorhinolaryngology, head and neck surgery, at Penn Medicine David Kennedy, Regional Manager of Penn Medicine Moulay Larbi Alaoui, and the Executive Medical Director of Penn Medicine Professor Jack Ende.

Chairman and CEO of AAW, Faisal Al Mutawa, said: "AAW has a leading role in the growth and development of Kuwait's healthcare sector. We work with our global healthcare partners on bringing the best the world has to offer to Kuwait. We are pleased to welcome representatives from the prestigious Pennsylvania Medical Hospital today to discuss the prospects of collaborating and benefiting from their rich history and extensive experience."

Founded in 1751, Penn Medicine is a private, nonprofit, 534-bed teaching hospital located in the center of Philadelphia and is part of the Pennsylvania University of Pennsylvania. It is one of the earliest established public hospitals in the United States and home to America's first surgical amphitheater and medical library.

AAW is one of Kuwait's largest trading and commercial companies and operates in multiple FMCG, pharmaceutical, and retail sectors. The company's pharmaceutical division is one of the oldest in the country, with operations spanning over 50 years and a portfolio of world-renowned products from global pharmaceutical companies, such as Roche, Biotronik, Bioderma, Nuxe, and Takeda. The company is trusted by doctors, patients, and consumers across Kuwait and provides high-quality pharmaceutical products to combat infection, prevention, reduce risks, and ensure a healthier lifestyle.