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Innovation

Turning the tide on antibiotic resistance

Picture a world where people routinely die from minor infections, where invasive surgery like organ transplants can’t be performed because it’s too risky, and where hospital wards are breeding grounds for disease.

Innovation

Unlocking the secrets of the immune system to tackle disease

As science evolves we are learning that the immune system does so much more than protect us from an outside attack.

Access to healthcare

Giving mothers and babies a healthier start

Find out how our scientists have adapted an ingredient from a GSK mouthwash into a potentially life-saving gel for newborns in developing countries.

Innovation

Rare diseases: unscrambling the code

People affected by rare diseases often face extraordinary barriers. They can find it difficult to get the right diagnosis, expert advice or treatment and support.

Access to healthcare

The app that could save lives

How our partnership with Save the Children is boosting healthcare innovation that supports vulnerable children.

Patients and consumers

The right to breathe

329 million people suffer from COPD worldwide. A further 235 million suffer from asthma. We are on a journey to help everyone breathe better and live the life they want.

Innovation

Take a deep breath – your lung microbiome will appreciate it

Scientists are discovering just how important microbes are in maintaining our respiratory health and immunity

Our people

How we are innovating to reach our goal

In partnership with Save the Children we have set ourselves an audacious goal. Working together, we hope to help save one million children’s lives by 2018. Lisa Bonadonna, head of the partnership at GSK, talks about a product innovation under development, which we hope will help reach this ambitious target.

How we do business

Turning waste into a resource

In 2010 we were sending some 17,200 tonnes of waste to landfill. So, we set a target - to achieve ‘zero waste to landfill’ at all our sites by 2020. Already, over 60% of GSK sites and offices have achieved the target.

Innovation

Harnessing the electrical language of the body to treat disease

Bioelectronic medicine is a vision far from today’s medical practice. But we believe that one day, tiny devices, smaller than grains of rice, could be used to restore health in a range of chronic diseases centred on organs and biological functions.

Innovation

Turbocharging the effect of vaccines

Since the beginning of civilisation, trees and plants have been the source of many medicinal remedies, preparations and potions. Aspirin from willow, analgesics from poppies, even chemotherapies from yew and periwinkle.

Innovation

Using biology to increase quality and reduce carbon footprint

We've introduced new manufacturing technologies that will help deliver greater numbers of higher quality medicines more effectively to patients.

Innovation

COPD: Our relentless pursuit for better breathing

Today is World COPD Day. A day aimed at raising awareness of COPD, a chronic disease of the lungs, which affects around 329 million people worldwide.

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