English | دری

First pharmaceutical chain comes to Afghanistan

in Afghan Business

First pharmaceutical chain comes to Afghanistan

786 pharmacyAfghanistan’s only branded pharmacy recently opened in Kabul. The 786 Pharmacy offers credible health advice and is a trusted source of genuine medicines.

Counterfeit medicines are a big problem in Afghanistan. Not only are they often ineffective, but can also be dangerous. It is estimated that people in Kabul spend millions of dollars on counterfeit medicines each year.

786 Pharmacy might not have been possible without a grant from the Afghanistan Business Innovation Fund (ABIF). ABIF is a private sector investment fund, supported by the UK and Australia, to promote innovative business ideas. With the help of an ABIF grant, 786 Pharmacy hopes to open up to 20 branches, initially close to public hospitals and other areas of high demand.

In addition, 786 Pharmacy is working to develop a mobile phone-based product verification service. This will help customers check whether the medicines they purchase are the real thing, and not potentially dangerous fakes.

Related Articles

Citizens Call on Govt to Reduce Fuel Prices

By Zabiullah Jhanmal- Tolo News Kabul citizens have called on the government to do more to bring down fuel prices,

World Bank pledges USD 120mn for horticulture projects in Afghanistan

According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock officials, the World Bank will fund horticulture development projects at a

Afghanistan Seeks EU’s Approval To Remove Afghan Airlines From Blacklist

A conference on cooperation between European Union (EU) and Afghanistan is expected to be held next month and removing Afghan

No comments

Write a comment
No Comments Yet! You can be first to comment this post!

Write a Comment

Your e-mail address will not be published.
Required fields are marked*

Time limit is exhausted. Please reload the CAPTCHA.