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Featured news

  • 08-Nov-2012
    Novartis provides updates on its leading research and development (R&D) pipeline

    Novartis R&D Day 2012 held on November 8th in Cambridge, MA, (USA) is an Investor event with senior Novartis executives discussing developments in research and development (R&D) across its divisions including Oncology and Pharmaceuticals.

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  • 31-Aug-2012
    Novartis International BioCamp 2012

    Novartis International BioCamp highlights global R&D reach to meet patient needs in emerging markets.

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  • 28-Aug-2012
    Swiss Graduate Barometer 2012 – Handelszeitung

    Novartis ranked most popular employer in healthcare by Swiss students in Swiss Graduate Barometer

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  • 25-Jun-2012
    Chairman Daniel Vasella, M.D.: spending more doesn’t always lead to better care

    A recent comparison of world health shows that countries that spend less often have higher quality care, writes Daniel Vasella, chairman of Novartis.

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  • 22-Jun-2012
    Africa’s double burden

    In the past, fast-spreading diseases were the continent’s greatest threat—malaria, tuberculosis, HIV, measles, diarrhea, polio and other communicable diseases. These problems remain real and serious. But today, Africa’s future may depend even more on battling chronic diseases that aren’t spread between people, such as cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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  • 22-Jun-2012
    Africa's growing need for medical expertise

    Africa is on the rise. The evidence is everywhere. In a 2011 report, the World Bank declared that “Africa could be on the brink of an economic take-off.” The World Health Organization (WHO) 2011 African Regional Health Report revealed that Africa has made significant progress in the battle against many communicable diseases, including river blindness, malaria, leprosy and measles, among others.

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  • 22-Jun-2012
    The two Africas

    In May 2000, The Economist ran a cover story on Africa under the headline, “The Hopeless Continent.” The article detailed violence and disease ravaging the region — the cover pictured a fighter with a weapon on his shoulder framed by an African map.

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  • 24-Feb-2012
    Novartis works for patients with rare diseases

    From pioneering Novartis medicines used by patients worldwide to treat rare forms of cancer to potential medical breakthroughs now undergoing clinical testing, our commitment to rare diseases has never been stronger. Underscoring that commitment, Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland, will host the RE(ACT) Congress, the first international congress on research of rare and orphan diseases, from February 29 to March 2.

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  • 30-Jan-2012
    Novartis continues fight to help end leprosy

    Novartis announced today that it will extend its collaboration with the World Health Organization and others to end leprosy.

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