Tokopedia Partners with GoApotik, to Provide Health Products and Online Prescription Feature
Partners with BPOM for surveillance of related products
Kristin Siagian - 22 November 2019
Tokopedia today (11/21) announced a strategic partnership with a health tech product, GoApotik. Users are now capable to get drugs and health products from GoApotik through Tokopedia app and website.
“We’ve seen significant demand from users to drugs and the health products on Tokopedia. Based on the internal data, the total transaction of health products is increasing by over 200% from July to September 2019,” Tokopedia’s Business AVP, Jessica Stephanie Jap said.
The service integration comes with an online prescription feature. Users can simply download the prescription through the Chat Bersama Apoteker feature. Furthermore, the pharmacy partners will help with the drugs accordingly and deliver it using Tokopedia’s logistics partners to the buyers.
Head of GoApotik, Mohamad Salahuddin said GoApotik is to present a legal and verified pharmacy. It includes encouraging pharmacists to provide patients with further information related to the prescription.
In addition, Tokopedia also partnered up with Indonesia’s National Agency of Drug and Food Control (BPOM) to control the distribution, delivery, promotion, and marketing ads for food and drugs in its platform.
“The agency keeps monitoring the business players to increase product competition and provide access towards safe, nutritious and high-quality drugs to all Indonesians,” Head of BPOM, Penny K. Lukito said.
Original article is in Indonesian, translated by Kristin Siagian