Kenya’s Haltons Pharmacy Enters Ethiopian Market

Kenya's Haltons Pharmacy, a subsidiary of mPharma, a patient-centred and technology-driven healthcare company says it has forayed in Ethiopia as part of its Africa expansion plans.

Kenya’s Haltons Pharmacy, a subsidiary of mPharma, a patient-centred and technology-driven healthcare company says it has forayed in Ethiopia as part of its Africa expansion plans.

Haltons Pharmacy is a retail pharmacy chain dispensing prescription and non-prescription pharmaceutical products. 

It has 27 stores across Kenya.

Powered by mPharma’s proprietary Bloom technology, the new Haltons Pharmacy in Addis Ababa is expected to provide patients with access to affordable and quality medications,mPharma management notes.

“The new pharmacy located in Sarbet, Addis Ababa is intended to support our expanded growth opportunities locally and in the region,” the facility says.

The pharmacy will also launch mutti®, mPharma’s health membership programme, which provides loyal customers with discounts, free health screenings, and other primary care services. 

“mPharma is deepening its long-standing commitment to Africa as a whole by increasing access to health care resources in the region. We continue to work with our retail partners to transform community pharmacies into primary care centers that provide value-added services,” said Naa Akwetey, Senior vice president, strategy and business development, at mPharma.

The opening of Haltons Pharmacies in Ethiopia is part of mPharma’s ongoing mission to build an Africa in good health by constantly shaping new health care methods to improve treatment standards for every African, it said.

“We are excited to be opening the first Haltons Pharmacy in Ethiopia and expect to do a lot more work in the near future,” said Mike Ghebru, shareholder, Belayab Pharmaceuticals.