Aster Pharmacy, GD Assist to set up pharmacies in Bangladesh

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  • Date: 22-Sep-2022
  • Source: Gulf Business
  • Sector: Healthcare
  • Country: Jordan
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Aster Pharmacy, GD Assist to set up pharmacies in Bangladesh

Aster DM Healthcare has announced its entry into the Bangladesh market with the Aster Pharmacy division. Aster Pharmacy will be operated by GD Assist in Bangladesh. , Aster DM Healthcare and segments such as nutrition, pharmaceuticals, baby care, skincare, home healthcare and others — to serve communities in the country. Aster DM Healthcare currently operates 446 pharmacies in India, GCC and Jordan, including 201 pharmacies in India operated by Alfaone Retail Pharmacies. Aster also recorded eight million pharmacy visits in its last financial year. Through this long-term agreement with GD Assist, Aster Pharmacy aims to expand its horizons beyond UAE, India, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain and Jordan into other territories to provide pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical products. GD Assist plans to open and operate a minimum of 25 stores located in high streets, communities and shopping malls of Bangladesh over a period of three years. Alisha Moopen, deputy MD, Aster DM Healthcare, said, “Since its inception over two decades ago, Aster Pharmacy has been a one stop solution for medicines and wellness products. We have invested in our care offering and revamped the infrastructure and talent to ensure the best service experience to our customers and continued this endeavour during the pandemic