MANILA, Philippines – On a remarkable day in 1990, Juvencio “Ven” Dizon decided to pursue his desire to provide high quality, cost effective health products to help meet the growing health needs of Filipinos. This led to the birth of Vendiz Pharmaceuticals Inc.
“My vision for Vendiz is to be one of the leading companies in the pharmaceutical industry by providing world-class customer service, competitive product alternatives, stronger physician-patient relationships and growing career opportunities.” , explained Dizon.
“Vendiz’s main mission is to improve the lives of Filipinos through continuous innovation, quality products and profitable prices,” he added.
Since its inception, VPI has remained a 100% Filipino-owned company and is currently headquartered at the Dizon Corporate Center in Quezon City.
Vendiz is affiliated with Ashford Pharmaceutical Laboratories., Inc. which manufactures all of Vendiz’s products. Ashford continues to comply with current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP) and Pharmaceutical Inspection Co-operation Scheme (PICS) standards. *
Ashford is equipped with the required manufacturing equipment and quality control analytical instruments. It is one of the few pharmaceutical factories still authorized to manufacture sterile products in the country.
“Our vertical integration with Ashford gives us the competitive edge. This ensures adherence to strict quality standards and the availability of inventory in the supply chain, ”said Dizon.
Vendiz products are FDA approved and available nationwide at major drugstores and hospital pharmacies. These are recommended and prescribed by healthcare professionals.
Over-the-counter (OTC) products include vitaClear eye supplement, Osteoprotec calcium supplement with vitamin D3 for bone health, and soon vitamin C and eye drops.
For prescription products, Vendiz offers eye drops and ear drops for various eye and hearing conditions; dermatological creams and ointments, oral anti-infective and anti-diabetic preparations.
Vendiz continues to develop its product portfolio and by 2022 and will launch its latest product offerings.
The company has also adapted to the changes and opportunities brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure the availability of its products to the public.
Vendiz continues Ven’s legacy through its CSR program. She has done and will continue to do several medical missions, a feeding program for children, scholarship programs, support for socio-civic organizations such as UNICEF, Resources for the Blind, Hand and Foot Artists, MOWEL Fund, Boys’ Town and orphanages.
As the end of year celebrations approach, Vendiz also continues to share its benefits with some 250 families through its traditional basket of Christmas delicacies.