TAMS (TRANS AFRICA MEDICAL SUPPLIES) is a South African medical supplies company that is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. TAMS leads in patient and healthcare worker safety and the technologies that enable medical research and clinical laboratories. The company provides innovative solutions that help enhance the diagnosis of infectious diseases, improve medication management, promote infection prevention, equip surgical and interventional procedures and support the management of diabetes.

The company partners with organizations around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues. TAMS  has associates across several countries who work in close collaboration with customers and partners to help enhance outcomes, lower health care delivery costs, increase efficiencies, improve health care safety and expand access to health.



  • To build a model corporation for employees, customers, community, and shareholders based on performance, pride, and profit;
  • To set a standard for excellence, effectiveness, and integrity in selling and delivering our products; and
  • To establish mutually beneficial relationships with other companies who share our overall vision.

Quality policy

We consistently research and provide superior products and services in pursuit of our purpose of advancing the world of health, medical safety and access to world class medical products. This will be achieved through continuous improvement, innovation and by maintaining an effective quality system that complies with medical regulatory requirements.

Core Values

We are committed to the highest standards of excellence and integrity in everything that we do: on behalf of our customer, our shareholders, our communities and ourselves. We are proud to believe that our products and services make a difference in people’s lives. We derive our greatest sense of accomplishment from doing what is right – not what is expedient. We don’t compromise our high standards of ethics in lieu of achieving objectives. We are reliable, honest and trustworthy in all our dealings. We keep our promises and if we make a mistake, we make it right.


Change is never easy, and despite our best efforts, it won’t all go smoothly. We take individual responsibility which means we are accountable for our decisions, even when we make a mistake. We treat the company’s reputation as our own and take honest pleasure in building long lasting relationships.

Customer-focused Solutions

At TAMS, associates are motivated to find customer-focused solutions that not only meet our customers’ needs but exceed them! In addition to providing innovative products and solutions, we continue to work hard to improve our operational effectiveness to better meet the needs of our customers.