Access to healthcare

Global mission, local impact

We often hear of humanitarian work in other parts of the world, but here in the United States there is real need as well. Around 47 million in the US live in poverty.

Patients & consumers

The power of advocacy: coming together for the patient

When it comes to patient care, information sharing is vital – between the patient and doctor, and among multiple members of the care team. But did you ever think that information sharing is equally important during the research process, long before a new medical therapy reaches patients?

How we do business

Letting the sunshine in – transparency that’ll grow trust

Transparency for the sake of transparency seems a fruitless endeavor. Done right, however, it can be very powerful in strengthening relationships and forging new partnerships.

Access to healthcare

In Africa, markets matter for a healthy society

When it comes to improving access to healthcare in Africa, markets matter. From pharmaceutical companies to small clinics, an interconnected private market complements public sector services to help patients receive the healthcare they need, when and where they need it.

Patients & consumers

Beyond Breathing: When Is Asthma Really Under Control?

Often, despite trying many different asthma management techniques – from medication to avoiding triggers – patients have told me they were still experiencing asthma symptoms on a regular basis.

Patients & consumers

Fostering Wellness initiative: young people lead the way!

Jack Bailey, President GSK US Pharmaceuticals, and North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory and others announced the winners of our $1 million GSK IMPACT Grant.

Patients & consumers

The Power of 24hrs

On November 13, 2008, Jamie Schanbaum, then 20 years old and enjoying the life of a typical college student, was feeling ill. Her symptoms were similar to those of the common flu but within 14 hours she was admitted to a hospital, in Austin, TX.

Patients & consumers

Take a Breather: 8 Fast Facts on Severe Asthma

You may know about asthma, and that 26 million people in the US have it. But, how much do you know about severe asthma?

Patients & consumers

8 simple activities that may not be so simple when you have severe asthma

Saying “I have asthma” may not be as simple as you think. There are different types of asthma, including mild, moderate or severe asthma and each can make every day activities difficult in their own way.

Our people

Persevere to accelerate your career success: lessons from an engineer

I was born and raised in Mexico and grew up loving both science and people. This love drove me to study Chemical Engineering which eventually helped me become an engineer, a line manager, and, currently, the director of the Future Leaders Program in Global Manufacturing and Supply at GSK.

Our people

Making the global goals our business

Not everyone gets to live their dream job, but I feel extremely lucky and grateful that I do. I lead GSK’s global employee volunteering efforts, including PULSE, our flagship program.

Our people

My International Women's Day advice is for everyone

As a physician, a senior executive, a researcher and a parent, I play many roles – but I don’t often stop to think about my gender.

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