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As a global biopharmaceutical company, our activities touch many people’s lives

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AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines, primarily for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, respiratory, inflammation, autoimmune, oncology, infection and neuroscience diseases.

AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and its innovative medicines are used by millions of patients worldwide.

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AZ Health Connections

  • Brenda Nunnally named Working Mother of the Year for AZ 22 October 2014 22:17 BST

    For the 13th consecutive year, AstraZeneca has been listed among the top 100 Best Companies by Working Mother Magazine. Out of the 100 total companies listed, AZ scored the number 11 spot, steadily rising in rank from number 12 last year. This annual listing recognizes 100 companies for their outstanding...