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Vincent Medical to Supply its INSPIRED HME Filter to Smiths Medical in India and Japan

7th June 2020

Vincent Medical Holdings Limited (“Vincent Medical” or together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, stock code: 1612), a global respiratory medical device supplier, is pleased to announce that the Group, Smiths Medical India Private Limited and Smiths Medical Japan Ltd have recently agreed to expand the territory of the exclusive supply of InspiredTM Heat and Moisture Exchanger Filters (“HMEF”) from India to Japan.

Smiths Medical is a leading supplier of specialized medical devices and equipment for global markets, focusing on the medication delivery, vital care and safety devices market segments. Smiths Medical sells its products in over 120 countries and has operations in over 30. For respiratory care products, Smiths Medical offers a range of therapeutic devices for airway management and respiratory care.

HMEF humidifies and warms the air that goes to the lungs when someone’s normal breathing is compromised. The utilization of HMEF in operation theaters, Intensive Care Units as well as other settings aims to ensure proper humidification of inspired air and to provide a barrier to cross contamination between patients, caregivers, respiratory breathing systems, equipment and the clinical environment.

Mr. Vincent Choi, Chairman of Vincent Medical, said, “Vincent Medical is a proud global supplier to Smiths Medical and we have been working with Smiths Medical in India in the last two years for the distribution of our HMEF and we are extremely pleased that this is now expanded further in Japan. The award of this contract contributes to further expand our revenue base in Japan, the world’s third largest medical device market.”