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Novartis Announces Winners of its 12th Annual International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp)

Novartis BioCamp engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
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Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion
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Novartis International BioCamp highlights how collaboration and diversity drive innovation and inspires future science leaders

  • The International Biotechnology Leadership Camp (BioCamp) engages students around scientific advances and entrepreneurial opportunities
  • The interactive program brought 70 university students from 24 countries and territories to Novartis headquarters in Basel, Switzerland
    • Elena Gross, Sarmishtha Sharma and Masatoshi Takara are the winners of the case study competition
  • Novartis cultivates an inclusive high-performance environment encouraging collaboration by championing high performing teams with diversity and inclusion

Novartis Foundation Leprosy Elimination Dialogue Event Press Release

Novartis Foundation is convening global health experts at a summit in Brazil to discuss the current state of leprosy treatment & care
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The Novartis Foundation convenes experts to help finish the last mile in leprosy elimination

Novartis Foundation Confirms New Members of its Board of Trustees, Including New Chairman Dr. Joerg Reinhardt

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  • Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board of trustees
     
  • New trustees also include Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub of Harvard Medical School, and Mr. Rainer Boehm from Novartis Pharmaceuticals
     
  • The Novartis Foundation and its partners are pioneering innovative healthcare models to have a transformational impact on the health of the poorest populations
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  • Dr. Joerg Reinhardt, Chairman of the Novartis Board of Directors, will serve as Chairman of the Foundation Board of trustees
     
  • New trustees also include Professor Peter Piot of the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Dr. Rebecca Weintraub of Harvard Medical School, and Mr. Rainer Boehm from Novartis Pharmaceuticals
     
  • The Novartis Foundation and its partners are pioneering innovative healthcare models to have a transformational impact on the health of the poorest populations

Sandoz Launches Breathe Africa Program to Improve Asthma Diagnosis, Treatment and Patient Outcomes in Zambia

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  • Non-communicable diseases like asthma are rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa where healthcare systems are ill-prepared to cope1 – Zambia is ranked #1 in the world for mortality due to asthma2
  • Increasing the medical expertise of local healthcare professionals is a quick and sustainable way to improve patient health outcomes3,4
  • Sandoz is calling on European doctors with an interest in asthma to volunteer for Breathe Africa
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  • Non-communicable diseases like asthma are rising rapidly in sub-Saharan Africa where healthcare systems are ill-prepared to cope1 – Zambia is ranked #1 in the world for mortality due to asthma2
  • Increasing the medical expertise of local healthcare professionals is a quick and sustainable way to improve patient health outcomes3,4
  • Sandoz is calling on European doctors with an interest in asthma to volunteer for Breathe Africa

Novartis Supports Pan-African Meeting to Move Faster to Malaria Elimination

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  • Malaria experts and leaders from over 35 African countries gather to explore innovative strategies to move from malaria control to elimination
  • Meeting convened by Novartis fosters best practice sharing and helps catalyze action to achieve new WHO objective of 90% reduction in malaria burden by 2030
  • Growing threats including inadequate funding, first signs of drug resistance, and the advance of diseases such as Ebola, could derail efforts unless addressed
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  • Malaria experts and leaders from over 35 African countries gather to explore innovative strategies to move from malaria control to elimination
  • Meeting convened by Novartis fosters best practice sharing and helps catalyze action to achieve new WHO objective of 90% reduction in malaria burden by 2030
  • Growing threats including inadequate funding, first signs of drug resistance, and the advance of diseases such as Ebola, could derail efforts unless addressed

Novartis Releases 2014 Corporate Responsibility Performance Report

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May 28, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Novartis has published its Corporate Responsibility (CR) Performance Report for 2014.

In response to feedback received from stakeholders on the company’s 2013 CR Performance Report, the 2014 CR Performance Report offers additional historical data and further consolidation of CR information, as well as an enhanced narrative to provide context for Novartis CR reporting.

Manishha Patel: My Transformation From Biologist to Global Citizen-Scientist

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I’m a cancer biologist at the Genomics Institute of the Novartis Research Foundation, and I adore my work. I love trying to figure out kinks in cancer cells that we can manipulate for drug discovery. I love studying and trying to unravel molecular pathways. I love those moments, after many failed theories and inexplicable results, when you say ‘eureka!’ and all the pieces fall into place.

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation is First Company to Receive Number One Ranking Two Years in a Row on DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity List

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  • Reflects clear plan to embed diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business from the company culture to our strategic business focus
  • Honor recognizes the passion and commitment of our associates who make diversity and inclusion an integral part of their daily work
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  • Reflects clear plan to embed diversity and inclusion in every aspect of our business from the company culture to our strategic business focus
  • Honor recognizes the passion and commitment of our associates who make diversity and inclusion an integral part of their daily work

Sandoz Announces Training Program for Midwives in Ethiopia, to Reduce Maternal and Newborn Mortality

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  • Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics
  • Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality
  • Sandoz is committed to increasing access to high-quality, affordable medicines, as well as healthcare services and education for mothers and children
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  • Approximately 400 mothers and newborns die in Ethiopia each day1,2 partly due to health workers’ limited knowledge in the area of obstetrics
  • Enhancing medical knowledge and skills of health workers helps reduce maternal and newborn mortality
  • Sandoz is committed to increasing access to high-quality, affordable medicines, as well as healthcare services and education for mothers and children

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