DKT Philippines Receives 4 Top Honors for Reproductive Health

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DKT Philippines chosen as the 2014 Top Contraceptive Products Provider for their commitment to helping over 2.6 million families in the Philippines with family planning, reproductive health and HIV/AIDs prevention.

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We’ve sold over 100 million condoms at just 5 pesos, or about 10 cents in U.S. currency, so everyone is able to afford safe sex and prevention.

DKT Philippines receives 4 top honors for their commitment to reproductive health, quality of consumer products and services, value proposition and pricing, customer concern and intimacy, reputable and ethical business image, and truthfulness in business management.

“We are humbled and proud to have been able to help over 2.6 million families in the Philippines with family planning, reproductive health and HIV/AIDs prevention,” says Patrick Louvel, country director, DKT Philippines. “Every day we make health products affordable and accessible and educate men and women in cities and remote locations alike. For example we manufacture the Trust Pill and Condom, the country’s leading contraceptive brand and invest heavily in social marketing programs to provide reproductive health access to the poorest sectors. We’ve sold over 100 million condoms at just 5 pesos, or about 10 cents in U.S. currency, so everyone is able to afford safe sex and prevention.”

The following awards have been presented to DKT Philippines:

1. The Top Choice Awards Council has chosen DKT Reproductive Health, Inc. as the 2014 Top Contraceptive Products Provider for promoting best business practices leading to consumer welfare, consumer protection, product quality and consumer services, while helping promote nation-building and national development.

2. DKT Philippines has been awarded the 2014 recipient of the 25th annual Asia-Pacific Excellence Award for NO.1 contraceptive brand by the Asia-Pacific Excellence Award and Asian Achiever Awards Council for outstanding consumer products & achievement.     

3. The National Customers' Choice Annual Award for Business Excellence 2013 selected DKT Philippines as the most outstanding reproductive health products provider.

4. The Golden Globe Annual Award for Business Excellence 2013 has been awarded to DKT Philippines for meeting the following rigid six-criteria of the National Data Research Examiner and Marketing Services, Inc.: innovative business practices, quality of products and services, value proposition and pricing, customer concern & intimacy, reputable and ethical business image, and truthfulness in business management.

The following video documentary entitled, "In the Philippines, Giving Birth Kills: Maternal Mortality in the Philippines," provides a general overview of current practices in reproductive health with a special focus on the state of public health services provided for Filipino mothers.

“We are honored to accept these prestigious awards. Since 2005, DKT Philippines’s social franchising network has included 300 POPSHOP family planning clinics to ensure access to high-quality and affordable reproductive health products, services, HIV/AIDS prevention and information and training to government providers and to promote increased contraceptive use through education and branding,” says Christopher Purdy, President & CEO, DKT International. Program activities include educational campaigns, street theater productions, and the promotion of condom use in brothels and hotels.”

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DKT International is one of the largest private providers of family planning and reproductive health products and services in the developing world, serving 21 million couples in 2013 and prevented 8.3 million unwanted pregnancies, 12,364 maternal deaths, and 1.8 million abortions.

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