China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) has officially approved the qualification of Yihaodian, one of the Chinese biggest online retailers, to distribute medicines online. This will expand Yihaodian’s coverage from medical devices and nutritional supplements to Over the Counter (OTC) medicines.

Yihaodian is the third e-commence online store authorised by CFDA to distribute OTC medicines, following 95095.com and Babaifang.

According the Vice President of Yihaodian, Liu Tong, it has already established cooperation with over 10 pharmacy chains to distribute their supplies. “By the end of this year, Yihaodian targets to work with another 50 chain pharmaceutical brands to cover almost all OTC categories available in China.” Liu Tong said.

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Beijing based tech contributor. Follows social media, e-commerce, digital currency, healthcare and life science, economy, fashion and design, and everything that involves inter-cultural phenomena. You...