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Doctor Anywhere Partners with Southstar Drug for Same-Day Medication Delivery


Doctor Anywhere Partners with Southstar Drug for Same-Day Medication Delivery

Doctor Anywhere, the leading online healthcare platform in Southeast Asia, has officially partnered with Southstar Drug, one of the largest and most trusted drugstore chains in the Philippines.


Doctor Anywhere Philippines and Southstar Drug team

IN PHOTO: (L to R) Irene Mae Romualdo, Provider Management Senior Manager, Doctor Anywhere Philippines; Jerome Sebastian, General Manager, Doctor Anywhere Philippines; Mariel Crisostomo, Group General Manager, Southstar Drug; Thaddeus Sanchez, Deputy General Manager, Southstar Drug



This partnership aims to offer a one-stop solution for patients' medical needs, enhancing the entire process from online consultation to obtaining medications through the Doctor Anywhere app. Members of Doctor Anywhere can now seamlessly purchase their prescribed medications through the DA app after having an online video consultation and have them delivered right to their doorstep on the same day. A convenience fee will be applied, covering the seamless and user-friendly experience of using the app for online prescription medicine orders.


Southstar Drug, founded over 85 years ago, has evolved into a key player in the pharmaceutical industry. Now operating under Robinsons Retail Holdings, Inc. (RRHI), the retail affiliate of the Gokongwei Group, Southstar Drug is one of the country's Top 500 Corporations and boasts a network of 900 stores nationwide, offering a broad range of branded prescription and over-the-counter medicines, along with various food, personal care, and wellness items.


Jerome Sebastian, General Manager of Doctor Anywhere Philippines, expressed his enthusiasm about the collaboration, stating, "Our partnership with Southstar Drug will enable more Filipinos to have immediate access to the medications they need. This collaboration streamlines the process for our members and users, representing an important step towards making healthcare a seamless experience for everyone."


Bringing together Doctor Anywhere's virtual consultations and Southstar Drug's dedication to quality medicines is just one way to provide Filipinos with a more seamless and hassle-free healthcare experience.



About Doctor Anywhere

Doctor Anywhere, a leading telehealth company in Southeast Asia, provides 24/7 online video consultations with general practitioners and primary care doctors on-demand or by appointment, as well as appointments with specialists, including dermatologists, OB-GYNs, pediatricians, and more, and also offers appointments with mental health experts. The company has a team of over 3,500 health professionals in Southeast Asia, and it has served over 2.5 million patients across 6 Southeast Asian countries. For more information, visit www.doctoranywhere.ph



About Southstar Drug

Southstar Drug is one of the largest drugstore chains in the Philippines. Since 1937, it has carried a wide range of prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceutical products, and a variety of food, personal care, and health & wellness items. Southstar Drug operates several store concepts, from stand-alone dedicated pharmacies to stores inside supermarkets, and pharmacies with self-service convenience sections. For more information, visit https://southstardrug.com.ph/


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