The work of our Healthcare business can help to make a difference to millions of lives. We put our patients at the center of everything we do.

Our Healthcare business aims to change lives

With a holistic approach, we design and develop medicines and intelligent devices that strive to provide ongoing care for patients beyond their treatment. This includes medications to treat conditions such as cancer or multiple sclerosis (MS). For example, we offer an injection device and disease monitoring software outside USA and Canada that allow patients with MS to self-inject their medicine and track its administration. With cancer, we are researching the use of biomarkers that can match potential treatment to individual patients.

Our goal is to support people at various stages of life. We have helped many women and couples achieve their dream of having a baby. As a global market leader in fertility treatments, we do what we do with passion – and we think further ahead.?That’s why we complemented our legacy in fertility drug treatments with the launch of a dedicated Fertility Technologies unit to help improve treatment outcomes in the lab.

See all therapeutic areas of our business below:

Our therapeutic areas



Outside the United States and Canada, we are a leader in allergen immunotherapy and our portfolio encompasses a diverse spectrum of approved allergen products.



Our goal is to provide healthcare professionals and patients with a variety of innovative treatment options and devices as well as advanced fertility technologies.

General Medicine

General Medicine

Outside the United States and Canada, we offer medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular and thyroid diseases. Each year, about 59 million patients are treated with our drugs in these therapeutic areas.

Neurodegenerative Diseases

Neurodegenerative Diseases

We help to treat relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), one of the most common neurological diseases among young adults. Currently we are also developing new medications to offer a variety of treatment options.



We offer a treatment for a rare form of skin cancer and bladder cancer with one of our oncology drugs. Outside the United States and Canada, we offer a treatment for colorectal cancer and carcinoma of the head and neck. Building on new discoveries made by our research team, we continue to do innovative work in the field of immuno-oncology.

Our purpose. Our patients.

We are united As One for Patients to help create, improve and prolong lives.

This is our purpose – the reason why we do what we do every day. Working As One for Patients motivates us to always give our best and continuously improve our efforts.

Because we understand that every single one of us, every decision and contribution we make in our work has an impact on the lives of patients and their caregivers.

We are united As One for Patients.

As One for Patients

At Healthcare, we’re on a mission: to help patients.


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