Dubai: Aster Pharmacy, a division of Aster DM Healthcare, has been honored for its outstanding performance and won The Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) – Silver Category for Healthcare segment, during its 16th cycle 2017-2018. Jobilal Vavachan, CEO, Aster Pharmacy received the award from His Highness Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court, at the award ceremony held at Emirates Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi. The Sheikh Khalifa Excellence Award (SKEA) was launched by the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ADCCI) back in 1999 as a blue print, a roadmap and a methodology for continuous improvement aimed at enhancing the competitiveness of the Business Sector in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. The SKEA Award recognizes organizations that has demonstrated a clear evidence of continuous improvement over their past performance.
Aster Pharmacy is backed by more than two decades of experience in pharmaceutical retailing. Recognized today as theregion’s leading pharmacy retail chain, Aster Pharmacy started with a focus on “delivering good health and happiness”through friendly neighborhood pharmacies which were customer centric and easily accessible. The Pharmacy operates more than 200 retail outlets within the GCC. The entity followed a prudent growth strategy, demonstrated continuous improvement and achieved excellence through adoption of soundly-based approaches for quality services. Offering the entire gamut of curative, nutritive, baby products, lifestyle, wellness products, FMCG products, cosmetics, personal and homecare products, Aster Pharmacy has become a household name in the UAE & has emerged as the brand of choice amongst pharmacies due to its solid availability and customer first orientation. Aster Pharmacies have already dotted the GCC healthcare landscape with over 200 pharmacies thereby touching upon the lives of millions by going beyond boundaries, both in terms of products & services.