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  • Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger
    Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger appointed Global Head of Corporate Responsibility for Novartis

    In the context of increasing importance of corporate responsibility both for Novartis and for our stakeholders, we have decided to reinforce our efforts by establishing a new, full-time position that will integrate the Corporate Responsibility activities across the company. Juergen Brokatzky-Geiger, currently Global Head of Human Resources, will become Global Head of Corporate Responsibility effective February 26, 2014. In this role he will replace George Gunn, who has led our CR efforts since 2011, while leading our Animal Health Division at the same time.

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  • 02-Oct-2013
    Interrupting the transmission of leprosy

    The incidence of leprosy, an infectious disease that causes lumps and skin sores, has decreased by roughly 95%, but 233,000 new cases were reported in 2012.

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  • 13-Sep-2013
    Africa struggles to fill its health worker shortage

    More than 1.5 million healthcare workers, including nurses and birthing attendants, are needed in Africa. The continent has 24% of the world’s disease burden.

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  • 13-Sep-2013
    Making headway against malaria in Africa

    Malaria programs in sub-Saharan Africa are making progress by using insecticide-treated nets, diagnostic testing and Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy.

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