Headquartered in Uruguay’s capital of Montevideo, Nelson Arcos S.A. are one of the leading medical technology companies in the country.

A long established importer and exclusive supplier of world-leading medical equipment, pharmaceuticals and devices to hospitals across the country, Nelson Arcos have over 35 years’ experience in the sector. Their reputation and their committed approach to their established customer base will play an important role in navigating the regulatory processes and registration of Paxman Scalp Cooling and for an effective product launch in the region.

Uruguay has a low population density with half of the people concentrated in the metropolitan area of Montevideo. The country’s population of 3,490,048 has the highest cancer incidence in Latin America, with the combined cancer rate for men and women of 263.4 people per 100,000 – breast cancer is ranked second highest tumour type with almost 1900 cases per annum.