Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: Megacare Offers Nigeria's First Online Pharmacy Service Delivery

Tapping into the Information and Computer Technology (ICT) that has dragged the world into a global village where access to information is made easy for effective and efficient production, education and most importantly healthcare system, the management of Megacare Pharmacy, has launched Nigeria's first online pharmacy and health mart to provide a healthier you and also bring shopping of its products to your doorstep through online portal.

In a media chat with journalists at the company's head office in Ikeja, Group Managing Director, Olayinka Oredola, said, as part of our corporate social responsibility (CSR), we desire to redefine the healthcare service in Nigeria and to empower the sector to become fully compatible with her counterparts in the developed countries knowing how easy access to health-related information and products could save many lives, she said.

For these reasons Oredola said, we have decided to introduce an online portal (www.megacareonline.com) to give people quick access to health-related products. It's a one-stop online healthcare mart that gives prompt access to healthcare and lifestyle products, saying Nigerians can have access to relevant products and services without physical presence anytime, anywhere just at the touch of the computer button.

According to her, Megacareonline is the online healthcare mart of Megacare Limited with over 15,000 products, including health, medical devices, body care, mother & child, health food, perfumery, toiletries, house hold, sport nutrition & fitness, eye care, oral and dental care veterinary, gifts and cards. She explaind that, there is a flexibility and provision for different payment systems with options to pay online, in-store, on product delivery or pay into the bank. Our delivery timelines span from express delivery option to 48 hours delivery within Lagos and 3-5 working days outside Lagos. Our focus is to create a "healthier life." Our vision is to be in every home saving lives, she said.

In addition, General Manager, Dr. Nkem Chimezie said, we revolutionalised the retail pharmacy practice in Nigeria and with our new innovation we can now be in all homes and offices, everywhere in Nigeria at the click of a button, and with our layout of professionals, we are strongly committed to customer delight and contentment, positioned to deliver superior value by way of products and services.

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