Organisations active in India

International Dispensary Association - IDA Foundation
Slochterweg 35
1027 AA Amsterdam
Tel:020 - 403 30 51
Fax:020 - 403 18 54

Postal address
P.O. Box 37098
1030 AB Amsterdam

IDA Foundation is an independent not-for-profit organization, established in 1972 in Amsterdam by a group of pharmacists committed to contribute towards greater accessibility of healthcare supplies in developing countries. IDA Foundation is the world's largest not-for-profit provider of pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, offering a wide range of quality assured products from stock.

The IDA Foundation is based in Amsterdam and employs over 110 people in a wide range of positions, from pharmacists to accountmanagers and logistic specialists.

IDA is specialised in providing the pharmaceutical products included in the WHO Essential List of Medicines. Of particular interest are the products needed to treat IDA furthermore supplies the New Emergency Health Kit which contains medicines and medical supplies needed to cope with humanitarian disasters like earthquakes, floods, war and famine.
IDA's core objective has remained to provide high quality essential drugs and medical supplies at the lowest possible price to the not-for-profit healthcare sector in developing countries, in particular:
  • Intergovernmental organisations
  • National and International NGO's and aid organisations
  • National Governments
  • Public Healthcare institutions
In line with its mission IDA Foundation offers a range of drugs for neglected diseases at subsidized prices

IDA Solutions offers training and consultancy in the areas of pharmaceutical supply management to the not-for-profit sector. Customers of IDA Solutions include drug regulating authorities, Ministries of Health, medical stores, international donor organisations, hospitals, wholesale organisations, suppliers and pharmaceutical companies wanting to support the mission of IDA Solutions.

For further information please contact Mr. H.W.A. den Besten