Pharmacies in Ukraine are accepting digital payments in lieu of the ongoing war, with a significant local pharmacy chain allowing payments in cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC).
ANC Pharmacy, which is one of the biggest pharmacy chains in Ukraine, has collaborated with Binance Ukraine to introduce cryptocurrency payments through the contactless crypto payment service Binance Pay.
Starting from January 3, ANC Pharmacy is allowing its customers to go ahead with instant payments while purchasing pharmacy products online, the pharmacy chain announced.
ANC Pharmacy has over 1,000 pharmacies across Ukraine and runs its own online pharmacy service. Binance Pay payments will be rolled out in pharmacies in Kyiv initially, according to Binance.
The new payment features will be available at ANC pharmacies, along with ANC Pharmacy-operated pharmacy stores like Kopiyka and Shara. Users must download the Binance application and then go to the ANC.ua website in order to proceed with a crypto payment at ANC pharmacies.
After selecting a product to order online, users will have the option to pay using the Binance Pay service and pick up the order at a preferred pharmacy.