VTP Pharma, DKT International, and Golden Choice Sign Distribution Agreement for DKT Sexual and Reproductive Health Products in Laos

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – May 6, 2024 – VTP Pharma, DKT International, and Golden Choice signed an official distribution agreement for a range of family planning products bearing the DKT International trademarks. The products encompass OK condoms, Fiesta condoms, MVA (Manual Vacuum Aspiration), IUDs (Intrauterine Devices), OCPs (Oral Contraceptive Pills), EC (Emergency Contraception), and implants.

This strategic alliance is poised to revolutionise the availability of essential family planning and reproductive health products across Laos. VTP Pharma, a prominent pharmaceutical distributor in Laos, will harness its extensive network to ensure the widespread availability of these DKT products. 

“VTP Pharma is thrilled to partner with DKT International and Golden Choice,” said Mr. Sihamano Bannavong, CEO of VTP Pharma. This collaboration aligns perfectly with the Lao government’s family planning initiatives. Together, we’ll expand access to essential sexual and reproductive health products, fulfilling a long-held passion of mine since my time at PSI. This partnership ensures VTP Pharma can continue its mission of providing sustainable access to family planning products and services throughout Laos.” 

Mr Rodrigo Portugues, Regional Director of DKT Mekong (a subsidiary of DKT International covering Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam), added, “Following DKT’s successful 30 years experience in Vietnam, DKT Mekong is committed to supporting existing efforts to reduce the gap between demand and supply by increasing choice, access and availability to our high-quality, safe and affordable range of SRH branded products as well as information, education and communication (IEC) campaigns. We are thrilled to collaborate with VTP Pharma, a solid pharma and medical distribution business in Laos, to ensure contraceptives are always in reach for those most need them.”

Ms. Ha Quynh Chi – Golden Choice Director of International Markets happily stated that: “I strongly believe that with the professionalism and expertise of VTP and the superiority of DKT’s products, we will surely add value to existing efforts to increase choice and availability of much needed SRH products to Laos community, in particular those living in rural and semi-urban areas which account for more than 70% of the population.”

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