Top-Up Pharmacy screens Kasoa community to mark one year anniversary

Health Foundation Screening
Health Screening

The Kasoa branch of Top-Up Pharmacy, a private local pharmaceutical company, last Friday celebrated its first anniversary with a free health screening for residents of Kasoa and its environs.

Top –Up Pharmacy started its operations in Ghana in 2006 as a pharmaceutical distribution company and has since opened thirteen branches in Accra in efforts to provide affordable and quality healthcare to all.

The free exercise which was the pharmacy’s way of giving back to the society, screened residents for blood pressure, blood glucose test, cholesterol, hypertension and hepatitis B.

Doctors provided general health consultation to the beneficiaries and advised them on the proper use of medication, they also offered free dental inspection and assessment to persons who visited the screening stands.

Mrs Olena Odor, Executive Director of Top-Up Pharmacy, said the dispensary was interested in the wellbeing and health of its customers and people within the catchment areas of its operations and the entire country.

She said the company had made customer satisfaction its hallmark and was therefore constantly improving its services to meet customers’ need adding, “our services are tailored to ensure the best quality for customers.”

She said the inception of the Kasoa branch and others across the country had brought them immeasurable pleasure in serving the interest of the community and its environs.

Mrs Odor said the health screening was a way for her outfit to show appreciation to the people of Kasoa for believing and embracing the Top-Up brand.

“Kasoa is a very fast-growing community, and the health screening is our way of giving back to the community and in in line with our passion to alleviate the suffering of those we come into contact with,” she said.

She stated that the Top-Up Pharmacy envisioned to open one branch at least in each regional capital, assuring that anyone who walked into the pharmacy would be welcomed by a team of well-trained professionals and offered an extensive rage of medications for known diseases.

The Head of Sales and Marketing, Top-Up Pharmacy, Dr Isaac Boateng Nyantakyi, cautioned people to desist from taking drugs without first talking to a doctor or a pharmacist.

“Drugs can become poisons depending on how they are used. You need to speak to a pharmacist on every drug you take, don’t just walk into a pharmacy and buy anything, especially antibiotics,” he said.

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