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A rapid response to slow acting disasters

GSK is working together with Save the Children and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Australia, to support the establishment of a new Emergency Health Unit EHU which can respond to natural disasters such as hurricanes and earthquakes, and provide essential healthcare during slow-acting disasters like malnutrition.

Environment

Trusted partnership achieves supply chain improvements

When we received feedback that the number of eskies used for distribution of our vaccines was excessive we worked with our partner Symbion to find a solution.

Our Community

Polio Australia - support of polio retreat to help those affected

Polio is a disease that has virtually been forgotten by our community. Although vaccination implemented in Australia in the late 1950s has prevented new infections, polio survivors form the largest single physical disability group in the country.

How we do business

Fostering excellence in respiratory research

GSK has been a significant supporter of The George Institute for Global Health for a number of years and we’ve recently contributed $161,000 to support a research fellow in respiratory medicine.

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Victoria Police - Trek of a lifetime

We have been a long-standing supporter of the Victoria Police Kokoda Project, supporting the initiative since it began in 2007.

Access to healthcare

Increasing medicine access across the world's poorest nations

GSK expands graduated approach to patents and intellectual property to widen access to medicines in the world’s poorest countries.

Innovation

Innovation and collaboration with Monash University

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NYSF - inspiring the next generation of scientists

With much of the world’s future innovation to come from science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), it is very important that the innovators of tomorrow are supported and mentored.

Innovation

Bioelectronics

GSK's Bioelectronics R&D unit is pursuing a relatively new scientific field that could one day result in a new class of medicines that would not be pills or injections but miniaturised, implantable devices.

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Keeping our Olympic athletes healthy and ready to compete in Rio

GSK is supplying the Australian Olympics Team with vaccines to protect them against everyday illnesses ahead of the games in Rio.

How we do business

Open source: the future of medical discovery

There is growing recognition that no single research body or group has the know-how or resources to tackle the most widespread and persistent diseases. Fortunately, a growing number of scientists are engaged in open source innovation that removes barriers and creates a more transparent environment for medical discovery.

Access to healthcare

Giving babies a healthier start

Why are our scientists researching how to adapt an ingredient in mouthwash into a gel for newborn babies?

Our people

Lisa Bonadonna

Australian Lisa Bonadonna lives in Europe heading up GSK's global partnership with Save the Children.

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Volunteering in Kenya

Through GSK’s PULSE Volunteer Partnership, our employees can use their professional skills to help create sustainable change for our non-profit partners and the communities they serve.

Access to healthcare

International collaboration seeks to make childbirth safer in developing countries

A global alliance led by GSK and Monash University promises to fast-track delivery of oxytocin to mothers in developing countries

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Play-based learning for Australian kids

Every child has the right to a healthy, educated and safe future. Sadly, this is not the reality for all children. Some children drop out of school or have poor attendance because they don’t have the basic learning foundation to continue their education journey.

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Save the Children

GSK and Save the Children have the goal of helping to save the lives of one million children by sharing medical and humanitarian expertise.

Access to healthcare

Understanding of COPD improved through GSK supported independent medical education program

Our Community

Employees helping communities

Our people and the communities in which they operate are essential to our success. We focus on building their individual capabilities and aim to support and empower them to be the best they can be.

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A comic book on vaccines

Immunisation rates among Australian children has risen significantly over the years. However, there remains a distinct disparity between children from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and other Australians.

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