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Stakeholders extol HealthPlus Pharmacy 20 years impact in health sector, community services

By Editor
20 December 2019   |   3:05 am
Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical space have commended HealthPlus Pharmacy for its commitment towards promoting and protecting the integrity of medicine supply...

Former president of the Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria, Ahmed Ibrahim Yakasai (left); Founder and Chief Executive Officer, HealthPlus Limited, Bukky George; Founder and Chairman, JULI Pharmacy PLC, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, and Founder, JAYKAY Pharmaceutical and Chemical Company Limited, Jimi Agbaje, at the 20th Anniversary ceremony of HealthPlus Limited.

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical space have commended HealthPlus Pharmacy for its commitment towards promoting and protecting the integrity of medicine supply chain in communities and its impact in the health sector at large.

They gave the commendation during the community pharmacy 20th anniversary celebration in Lagos with the theme: “An evening of Inspiration and Gratitude”, where the organisation celebrated is success story in trusted care.

The Founder and Chairman, JULI Pharmacy Plc, Prince Julius Adewale Adelusi-Adeluyi, in his goodwill message stated, “HealthPlus will continue to celebrate and make great impact in the healthcare sector.’’
He eulogised the founder of the organisation for her commitment and stated further that she has surprised everyone with her achievements.

In her speech, the Chief Executive Officer, Bukky George, said, ” We have distinguished ourselves from inception by protecting the integrity of our supply chain through strong partnerships with trusted suppliers; self-regulating according to world-class standards; attracting, retaining and training the best pharmacists and support staff; providing unparalleled customer service and value-adding pharmacy services through our modern and professional stores.

“The celebration of our 20th anniversary is a time to reflect on what has made HealthPlus the most highly regarded community pharmacy in Nigeria. From our humble beginnings in an 18sqm space with four employees, today against all odds, we have successfully raised the bar in community pharmacy practice. We have become a household name and the gold standard of our industry, serving millions of customers through our 90 stores in 11 states, with 800 employees making us the largest employer of pharmacists in Nigeria.

She continued: “Our robust structure and management team is second to none. Our efforts have been rewarded with multiple awards for excellence in healthcare and community service. Our commitment to excellence is second to none. Our resilience is renowned. We not only inspire our peers in healthcare, we inspire enterprises and individuals across Nigeria and beyond. This anniversary therefore provides the opportunity to renew our commitment to the pursuit of excellence and the achievement of even greater milestones. Our best is yet to come.”

She went further to express gratitude to God for the vision, provision and miracles over the past two decades and to members of staff, HealthPlus Champions and HealthPlus Heroes for hard work, relentless commitment to the company’s mission.

She also appreciated the customers, suppliers, regulators and other stakeholders who keep the company in business.