You can now order medicines on Flipkart App through Flipkart Health Plus
India’s domestic e-commerce platform Flipkart has announced the launch of medicines on its app, courtesy of Flipkart Health Plus. This will make it easier for millions of customers to access medicines, wellness products and other healthcare products at affordable prices. Customers across the country will now be able to order affordable and genuine medicines and healthcare products from a wide range of products within minutes.
With the recently launched user-friendly interface, customers will be able to enjoy easy purchase of medicines and other healthcare products through Flipkart’s trusted platform. The Flipkart Health Plus app has been designed to ensure access to genuine and trusted pharma products at the doorstep of the customers. Through this, customers will be able to order medicines from Flipkart’s platform. Under this, the sellers will have to ensure compliance with the meticulous process of quality checks, which will ensure the best quality.
Along with this, keeping in mind the importance of data privacy in the healthcare sector, adequate steps have been taken to ensure data security through regulation and encryption at various levels. As a customer, both the caregiver and the patient will be able to upload doctor prescriptions, easy checkout process, multiple payment options and order over 48,000 prescription medicines through the Flipkart Health Plus Wallet. Apart from this, Flipkart Plus members will also be able to avail great offers through SuperCoin.
The e-pharmacy industry in India is expected to grow at a CAGR of 40 to 45 per cent on the back of increasing internet penetration in the country, consumer behavior for ordering through mobile, improvement in digital payment infrastructure and several initiatives of the government. While the global e-pharmacy market is expected to have a CAGR of 15 to 20 percent.
Prashant Jhaveri, CEO, Flipkart Health Plus, said, “With access to Flipkart Health Plus through the Flipkart app, we take another step towards our goal of delivering affordable and reliable healthcare products to over a billion Indians. Leveraging on Flipkart Group’s expertise and experience in supply chain and end-to-end logistics, we are ready to meet the medical needs of customers across the country. Through latest technology and innovative solutions, we work with various Pharmacy, Healthcare & Pharma companies and policy makers to digitize healthcare to build a better tomorrow. Along with the current affordable prices, customers will also get attractive deals and access to genuine medicines and healthcare products during this Big Billion Days.
Hemant Badri, Head and Senior Vice President, Supply Chain, Flipkart, said, “Ekart has successfully established itself as one of the most trusted supply chain ecosystems in India. With the availability of medicines on Flipkart, we will now ensure customers have access to genuine medicines through our supply chain across the top 100 cities. Nothing can be more encouraging than delivering health and happiness to every home.