Generika Drugstore, the pioneer in the retail of affordable, quality generic medicines, and FamilyDOC, the largest retail clinic chain, both member companies of Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (AC Health), recently partnered with Hapinoy, a social enterprise, which assists micro-entrepreneurs and sari-sari store owners, to provide discounts and benefits to its members who are mostly mothers.
AC Health President and CEO, Paolo Borromeo, Generika Drugstore President, and CEO, Dino Francisco, FamilyDOC General Manager, Raymund Paul Darroca and Hapinoy Founder and CEO, Mark Ruiz led the signing ceremony held last April 24, 2019.
Borromeo said that the partnership is in line with AC Health’s advocacy of improving healthcare for more Filipinos through primary and preventive healthcare, especially to mothers.
“At Generika and FamilyDOC, we consider mothers as our partners in health, since they are often the first providers of healthcare in the home. We believe that a healthy mother nurtures a healthy home,” Borromeo added.
Through the partnership, Hapinoy was able to provide MedPadala vouchers as a form of health benefit for its employees. MedPadala is an electronic gift certificate that enables the purchase of medicines at any Generika store.
On the other hand, FamilyDOC will provide more than 10,000 Samahang Hapinoy members, mostly mothers, with free check-ups at any FamilyDOC branch. They are also eligible for a 10% discount on FamilyDOC’s laboratory and imaging services.
believes that this partnership will help improve productivity of its members as
it focuses on their over-all health and wellness.
“Through this partnership, we hope to not just cater to their livelihood needs, but most especially their healthcare concerns,” Ruiz said.
Aside from Hapinoy, Generika and FamilyDOC also partnered with other social and microfinance institutions, such as Card MRI, to bridge the gap in quality and affordable healthcare services.
Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc. (AC Health) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Ayala Corporation and serves as the portfolio company for healthcare businesses. Its vision is to build an ecosystem that links every patient to a seamless healthcare experience. Its portfolio includes Generika Drugstore, the pioneer in generic retail pharmacies, and FamilyDOC, a new chain of community-based primary care clinics. AC Health is also investing in health technology solutions, such as its HealthTech arm, Vigos Health Technologies, MedGrocer, an FDA-licensed online pharmacy, and AIDE, a home health care platform.
Generika Drugstore is the pioneer in the retail of generic medicine established in 2003 with the mission of providing access to QUALITY, affordable generic medicine. Generika Drugstore is a member of AC Health— a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ayala Corporation and serves as the portfolio company for healthcare businesses. To learn more about Generika Drugstore, visit www.generika.com.ph.
FamilyDOC is the largest chain of retail clinics, which offers the combined services of a clinic, a diagnostic facility and a pharmacy with consumer goods. FamilyDOC is the first 3-in-1 primary care facility in the Philippines, with a goal to make healthcare more accessible and affordable for Filipinos. As part of Ayala Healthcare Holdings, Inc., FamilyDOC recognizes the importance of building partnerships to key stakeholders to promote primary and preventive healthcare. To date, FamilyDOC has 60 clinics located in Cavite, Las Pinas, Laguna, Paranaque, Pasig, Pateros, Taguig, Quezon City, Marikina, and Caloocan. The goal of FamilyDOC is to open 100 clinics by 2020.