Connect Pharmacy

A medicine affordability program that connects patients to professionals

Project start date : 01/01/2013

Beneficiary country : Philippines (the) Viet Nam

Healthcare themes targeted

  • Access to quality medicines/pharmacies
  • Chronic diseases
  • Cardiovascular illnesses

Fields of application

  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data
  • Financial access to care, microinsurance

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)
  • Government agency (USAID, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • International (in several countries)

Economic model(s)

  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities
  • Sales of data analysis

Target audience

  • Sick people

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering
  • Improved treatment

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone

Technologies used

  • Mobile telecommunications (without data connection)
  • Internet
  • Mobile app (Android, iOS, Windows Phone, HTML5, etc.)

About the sponsor

SwipeRx (formerly mClinica)

SwipeRx, formerly mClinica Pharmacy Solutions, is a company dedicated to revolutionizing pharmacy practice. We are dedicated to empowering pharmacies, improving patient care and transforming global healthcare.

Sector : Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

Country of origin : Singapore

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, auto-evaluated or evaluated by a related organization


  • Drugstores Association of the Philippines

    Institutions (Communities, public authorities, NGOs, foundations, etc.)