Unicaja Banco supports one more year the Colegio Oficial de Farmacéuticos de Málaga (Málaga Official Association of Pharmacists, Icofma) so that these professionals can address the challenges they face, especially due to the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. For that purpose, they have signed an agreement under which the bank will provide a specific comprehensive specific financial service on advantageous terms to the over 2,000 pharmacists and 680 pharmacies member of the association in the province of Malaga.
With the agreement, the financial institution also puts at the disposal of pharmacists a full range of products specifically designed to meet their needs, as well as funding facilities to improve the development of their professional activity.
These professionals have had to face the situation caused by the COVID-19 health crisis and, as well as other sectors, have had to adapt and reinforce some of their functions to give an effective response to the health needs of citizens.
This collaboration falls within Unicaja Banco’s interest in supporting the business and professional fabric, as well as in promoting entrepreneurship as a key driver in the creation of jobs and in the social and economic development of the areas where it operates and, in particular, in the province of Malaga
The agreement, which reinforces the existing relationship between the parties, was signed by Unicaja Banco’s Regional Manager in Málaga, Agustín Sánchez, and by the President of the Colegio Oficial de Farmacéuticos de Málaga, Francisco Javier Florido.
Unicaja Banco’s range of financial products and services, on advantageous terms, aims at meeting the needs of the pharmacists who are member of the association, and at improving and facilitating the development of their activities.
The main features of the offer and of the agreement are a special financing service for pharmacies (credit account for the advance payment of the Andalusian Health Service, special conditions in PoSTs, advantageous conditions for current accounts and financing for working capital and investments).
It also includes a wide range of Unicaja Banco products and services on advantageous terms, such as channeling of official credits and subsidies; Pharmacy Business Account Pharmacy, Proxima Personal Banking Account and Fee Free Plan for Professional Freelancers; funding for the acquisition of premises to establish pharmacies; Digital Banking (Unicaja Banco UniVía service and mobile services for smartphones or tablet, Flexicompra financing system, PoS terminals, E-Business card); service for the payment of salaries, direct debit of invoices and payment of taxes; financing for the transfer of pharmacies, and a wide range of insurance and pension plans with competitive returns.
Colegio de Farmacéuticos de Málaga
The Colegio Oficial de Farmacéuticos de Málaga has more than 2,000 members in the province, and its main goals include the regulation of the profession, its exclusive representation and the defense of the interests of its members.
It also aims at the safeguard and observance of the deontological principles and dignity and prestige, at enhancing the scientific, cultural, economic and social levels, and at collaborating with the public administration to achieve the right to health protection.