Watsons Philippines and Don Bosco-One TVET Philippines, Inc. Partnership

On January 15, 2024 , a productive meeting between the representatives of Don Bosco-One TVET Philippines, Inc., a leading provider of technical and vocational education and training in the country, and Watsons Philippines about the possibility of establishing a Pharmacy Services Training Program that will offer students a comprehensive curriculum that covers both theoretical and practical aspects of working in the Pharmacy Industry. The program will also include opportunities for internships and employment at Watsons, the largest health and beauty retailer in Asia.


We are excited about this potential partnership, as we believe it will benefit both our organizations and the communities we serve. By creating a Pharmacy Services Training Program, we aim to address the growing demand for qualified and competent pharmacy personnel in the Philippines, as well as to provide quality education and career development for young Filipinos who are interested in this field. We hope that this collaboration will lead to a successful and sustainable program that will produce skilled and ethical pharmacy professionals who can contribute to the health and wellness of our customers.


The meeting was attended by Ms. Josefina C. Arriola (Director of People Innovation Projects, Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc., Ms. Racelle Kathe G. Dumlao, RPh (Manager of Pharmacy Workforce Development and Management, Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc.), Ms. Jhenly Gopez (Deputy Executive Director of Don Bosco-One TVET Philippines, Inc.) Mr. Robert Geronimo (External Relations Officer of Don Bosco-One TVET Philippines, Inc.), Mr. Johnnie Santos (Technical Director of Don Bosco Makati – TVET Center), and Ms. Mavic Salazar (External Relations Officer of Don Bosco Makati – TVET Center).

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