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AK Life Sciences (Abacus) was incorporated in 1995 under the flagship of the Kiboko Group of companies. Within a span of 15 years the Company has grown from a small distributor to one of the leading importers and distributors of pharmaceutical formulations and surgical and non-surgical items. Abacus represents several reputable pharmaceutical companies spread across India, China, Middle East, Pakistan, UK and Kenya.