History

Realizing the importance of a strong, unified association of drugstore owners to serve the needs of its members, the customers, the manufacturers or suppliers, as well as the government. A core group of fifteen wholesalers, chain store operators and retailers, namely: Carlos Super Drug, Dyna Drug, Emilene’s Pharmacy, Farmacia Arsenia, Globe Pharmacy, Goodwill Pharmacy, Madis Drug, Marcelo’s Pharmacy, Merced Drug, New South Star Drug, Rose Pharmacy, Save More Drug, Surety Drug, 777 Pharmacy & Olympic Drug met with hopes of working together.

The DSAP has participated in deliberations with the Department of Heath, BFAD, House of Representatives, Senate of the Philippines and other government agencies, as well as private offices & organizations.

The DSAP has participated in deliberations with the Department of Heath, BFAD, House of Representatives, Senate of the Philippines and other government agencies, as well as private offices & organizations.

The association also spearheaded several civic and humanitarian projects & training programs which seek to teach both new & old drugstore owners on the more modern operational methods courtesy of participating drug companies. Of course, the social affairs were never missing, for it was always in the spirit of camaraderie and friendship that the officers and members of DSAP continue its untiring task of uniting the thousands of drugstores all over the country.

  • 15 Drugstores

    Original participants formally organized what now is known as the Drugstores Association of the Philippines (DSAP)
  • April 1984

    Election of our initial set of officers at the Quezon City Sports Club
  • First Founders

    The newly inducted officers included Merced Drug, Dyna Drug, Carlos Super Drug, Save More Drug, 777 Drug, New South Star Drug, Marcelo’s Pharmacy, Olympic Drug and Madis Drug
  • November 1984

    Induction of the initial set of officers of the DSAP along with the charter members, held at the Hyatt Regency Manila with Catalina Sanchez
Vision

To be the prime mover in healthcare distribution, responsive to the needs of its members, adapting to the changing business climate to pave the way for continued growth and prosperity while maintaining excellence in customer servicing.

Mission

To ensure a climate of continuous growth and development as an association through its strong organizational structure supported by its servant leaders, committed membership nationwide and its more than 25 years of dedicated partnership with stakeholders of the healthcare industry.

Directors

Ms. Estela A. Lim

CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD


Mr. Alberto P. Hechanova

PRESIDENT


Mr. Jonathan A. Chiquillo, RPh.

VP-INTERNAL


Mr. Ramie C. Villamor

VP-EXTERNAL


Ms. Leonora C. Mayos, RPh.

SECRETARY


Ms. Nenita A. Santiago, RPh.

TREASURER


Ms. Gina T. Alcantara, RPh.

AUDITOR


Mr. Arnulfo M. Velasco

P.R.O


Ms. Ederlin S. Espiritu

DIRECTOR


Ms. Frances C. Castro, RPh.

DIRECTOR


Ms. Jovelyn N. Blancaflor

DIRECTOR


Mr. Chiquito L.Fabillar

DIRECTOR


Ms. Leila C. Puno

DIRECTOR


Mr. Johnson M. Go, JR.

DIRECTOR


Mr. Erickson John Q. Perez

DIRECTOR


Mr. Dino T. Chua

AWARDS & RECOGNITION


Mr. Rolando A. Rey

BIDS & AWARDS


Ms. Ederlin S. Espiritu

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT


Mr. Vicente U. Briones, RPh.

EDUCATION


Ms. Maribel C. Magsambol

ELECTION


Mr. Chiquito L. Fabillar

ETHICS


Mr. Ramie C. Villamor

FOUNDATION


Mr. Jonathan A. Chiquillo, RPh.

NATIONAL AFFAIRS


Ms. Jane G. Mallari

LEGISLATION


Mr. Erickson John Q. Perez, RPh.

SOCIAL SERVICES


Ms. Gloria N. De Chavez, RPh.

WAYS & MEANS/CONVENTION


Ms. Jovita M. Uy, RN.

CONSTITUTION


Ms. Maureen Luz M. Rodriguez

MEMBERSHIP


Ms. Theresa A. Galindez, RPh.

PUBLIC RELATION & INFORMATION


Events