HISTORY

Created in 1984, Unicorn (MSJ Ltd). The group has grown over the years and is today a leader in the healthcare sector.

Unicorn (MSJ Ltd) is involved in the import, distribution and marketing of pharmaceutical and healthcare products in Mauritius.

Our business scope covers the following segments: pharmaceuticals (both prescription and OTC), consumer healthcare products, medical equipment, consumables and FMCG.


Company profile

Unicorn (MSJ Ltd) has through its subsidiaries and associated companies, built a strong presence in the retail pharmaceutical sector of Mauritius.

We have established a network of 6 strategically located pharmacies throughout the country, in line with our commitment to be as close as possible to the consumer.

  • St Jean Pharmacy in Quatre Bornes.
  • Gerval Pharmacy in Curepipe.
  • Link Pharmacy in Port Louis, the capital.
  • Unilink Pharmacy at Jumbo Commercial Centre, Riche Terre.
  • Pharmalink Pharmacy at Caudan Waterfront, Port Louis.
  • Healthlink Pharmacy at Flacq shopping mall.

Our cutting-edge competitive advantages:

– One of the pioneers in the fields of healthcare and well-being in Mauritius with an outstanding legacy of more of 25 years in business.

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ETHOS

Our Vision

Our vision is to lead the way in the well-being sector.

Our Mission

Being the country’s most valued manufacturer and distributor of health-related products with the purpose of optimising the quality of life of our compatriots.

Our Values

  • Leadership Upholding world-class best business practices and ethics to win the heart and mind of our employees and customers
  • Quality Achieving excellence in execution by continually improve the quality of our processes
  • Integrity Maintaining a high level of transparency, accountability, good corporate governance and fairness in all our undertakings

Customer Focus

Always going the extra mile to exceed our customers’ expectations

Responsiveness

Ensuring the efficient and flexible delivery of our products to all pharmacies and other healthcare outlets

Team Work

A unified and knowledgeable team working in harmony to attain the objectives set

Social Responsibility

Acting for the benefit of the Mauritian society at large and encouraging our employees’ involvement to alleviate the sufferings of the underprivileged

Employee welfare Promoting equitable initiatives, fair wages and safe working conditions
Eco-citizen commitment Protecting the environment to leave a lasting legacy for the future generations

OUR TOP MANAGEMENT

Mr Kumar Gunness, Managing Director

Kumar L Gunness born in 1949, qualified as a pharmacy graduate at the Liverpool John Moores University in 1972, registered with the Royal Pharmaceutical Society in 1973 and completed a Masters degree at the University of London in 1974. After occupying various positions in hospitals and retail pharmacies in London, he returned back to Mauritius in 1978.

He acquired a retail pharmacy, Pharmacie Gerval in 1978 and from then on went on to create five more retail pharmacies.

Mr Sadeck Vawda, General Manager

Mr Vawda did his pharmacy degree at the University of Nottingham, UK then specialized in the field of clinical pharmacy. He is a member of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. He has worked in the various segments of the pharmacy profession including community pharmacy, wholesale and distribution, hospital pharmacy and academia.

He has been an executive member of the Pharmaceutical Association of Mauritius (PAM) and Federation des Pharmaciens de l’Ocean Indien (FPOI).

He is presently a member of the Pharmacy Board, the Health Supplement Committee of the ministry of health and the Clinical Trials Research Council.

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OUR PARTNERS

Unicorn (MSJ Ltd) has partnered with highly reputed local and international firms as well as organisations in Mauritius.

We reap the benefits of high-value added services so that we can always not only keep our promises but also, strengthen our relationships with all stakeholders.

Mauritius Employers Federation

The MEF is the vital voice of Mauritian enterprises in all matters, from economic to social.

www.businessmauritius.org

Barclays Bank

Barclays was the first international bank to operate in Mauritius in 1919.

www.barclays.mu

The State Bank of Mauritius

A leading financial services group Mauritius.

www.sbmgroup.mu

The Mauritius Commercial Bank

Incorporated in 1838, it is the leading bank of Mauritius.

www.mcb.mu

PricewaterhouseCoopers

A reputed multinational in the fields of auditing and accounting.

www.pwc.mu

The Mauritius Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI)

The MCCI represents the private sector in Mauritius since 1850.

www.mcci.org

RETAIL OUTLETS

Link Pharmacy – Port-Louis

Link Pharmacy is located in the heart of the capital, Port Louis and near the bubbling financial centre. Link Pharmacy caters for the needs of the time-pressed office workers. It offers an extensive range of healthcare products showcased in different settings.


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Pharmalink Pharmacy – Caudan

It is situated in the most popular commercial and leisure waterfront of Mauritius.

Pharmalink matches the medical needs of the Caudan Waterfront office workers, passers-by and tourists visiting this inescapable sightseeing attraction.


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Unilink Pharmacy – Riche Terre

Unilink Pharmacy is located in one of the largest shopping complex of Mauritius at Riche Terre, with the Jumbo Hypermarket as flagship.

This pharmacy is found within driving distance from the capital and its residential areas but is also close to the main Northern motorway.

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Pharmacy St Jean

Pharmacy St. Jean is located on the main road of the posh residential town of Quatre Bornes. It is one of the biggest pharmacies of Mauritius with a wide array of display cases highlighting the wide range of products and services of our suppliers.


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Pharmacy Gerval

Pharmacy Gerval occupies a prime spot in the old quarters of the town of Curepipe in the centre of Mauritius. Pharmacy Gerval can pride itself to be one of the oldest pharmacies of the island but it has kept up with innovation and pursued the best practices with a high sense of professionalism.


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Healthlink Pharmacy

Situated in one of the busiest shopping malls of Flacq, Healthlink Pharmacy covers the heath care needs of the inhabitants of the Eastern part of Mauritius. Its open architecture fosters friendly interactions between the dispensers and the public.

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