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GlaxoSmithKline Inc. (GSK) is a world leading research-based pharmaceutical company devoted to discovering and developing new and innovative medicines and vaccines for Canadians and people around the world. Every day, our employees strive to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.
GSK has a strong presence in biological, pharmaceuticals and vaccines, with a product portfolio that extends across a variety of therapeutic areas and diseases including:
The company is also Canada's leading flu vaccine manufacturer and supplies 50 per cent of Canadian government seasonal flu vaccine purchases.
GSK is designated a Caring Company by Imagine Canada, contributing more than one per cent of pre-tax profits annually through The GlaxoSmithKline Foundation and other channels to initiatives in health, science education and local community organizations.
The $22 million GlaxoSmithKline Pathfinders Fund for Leaders in Canadian Health Science Research was established to help Canada become a world leader in R&D. This initiative encourages health science research and fosters innovation in Canadian medical schools.