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Khiron opens its first Zerenia Clinic in Brazil

The Rio de Janeiro clinic has a capacity of 23,000 patient consultations per year

Photo via Khiron.

Khiron Life Sciences Corp. (TSXV: KHRN) (OTCQX: KHRNF) continues to expand its clinic footprint worldwide and has opened its first medical cannabis clinic Zerenia in Brazil.

On Monday, the Toronto-headquarter cannabis operator with primary operations in Colombia announced the inauguration of its Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro clinic with a capacity of 23,000 patient consultations per year.

The clinic will have 13 doctors for in-person and telehealth consultations that will prescribe cannabinoid-based medications to treat chronic pain, neurological, dermatological and other pathologies.

The clinic’s operations will be supported by strategic partnerships with doctors and patient associations including CANNAB in Salvador de Bahia and leading medical distributors as TAIMIN in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.

This fall, the company expects to launch more of its THC products in Brazil.

“Khiron has developed a unique, successful, and sustainable model with the implementation of Zerenia in Colombia, Perú, and the United Kingdom,” said CEO Alvaro Torres.

“Brazil is Latin America´s largest addressable market with more than 210 million people and we believe that our Zerenia model will replicate the success we have experienced around the world,” he added.

“We have served more than 25,000 individual patients across the globe through our model, with high peer patient acquisition and retention rates.”

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Brazil continues to experience exponential growth in prescribing doctors and demand for medical cannabis products by patients. Zerenia Rio, is positioned as a comprehensive and humanized pioneer in patient health service and prevention to improve the quality of life of Brazilian families,” Zerenia Rio medical director Eduardo Faveret said.

“We have assembled a multidisciplinary medical team that covers diverse medical cannabis specialties and treatments, which makes our Zerenia Rio clinic unique in Brazil,” he added.


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