Aster Healthcare opens 100th pharmacy in UAE
Dubai, April 3, 2014
Aster DM Healthcare, a leading healthcare conglomerate in the Middle East and India, has unveiled its 100th pharmacy outlet in Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC) recently.
The pharmacy operates more than 175 units including hospitals, medical centres, pharmacies, advanced diagnostic centres, in addition to rolling out constant social welfare initiatives under its purview.
Dr Azad Moopen, chairman and managing director of Aster DM Healthcare, said: “We’re delighted and proud to have met this important milestone with the launch of the 100th pharmacy. This is a momentous occasion for us as the largest integrated healthcare service provider in the Middle East region and beyond. We are indebted to the visionary rulers and people of the UAE for their undeterred support and encouragement that made this achievement possible.”
“We take this opportunity to express our gratitude to all our customers and business associates, who stood by and supported us along this illustrious journey of more than 25 years in healthcare services,” he said.
Alisha Moopen, director - Corporate Strategies, Aster DM Healthcare, said: “Opening of the 100th outlet further consolidates Aster Pharmacy’s position as the largest chain of pharmacies in the region. We have followed a prudent growth strategy as we pioneered the region’s retail pharmacy chain in the face of several challenges.
“Opening of the hundredth pharmacy outlet provides the potential for opening as many as 300 pharmacies by the year 2017, offering better value to customers and providing standardised patient care.” - TradeArabia News Service