Bayer HealthCare is among the world’s foremost innovators in the field of pharmaceutical and medical products. This subgroup’s mission is to research, develop, manufacture and market innovative products that improve the health of people and animals throughout the world.
The globally operating Health Care subgroup is divided into four operating divisions: The goals of the Animal Health Division are to maintain the health of animals and cure veterinary diseases, with the focus primarily on treating infectious diseases and repelling parasites. The main focus of the Consumer Care Division is on non-prescription medicines and dietary supplements. One example is Aspirin, a more than 110-year-old brand that enjoys an unsurpassed level of global familiarity. Medical Care comprises the businesses with blood glucose monitoring devices and medical equipment for diagnosis and treatment.
The Pharmaceuticals Division is today the highest-selling pharmaceuticals company in Germany and holds a worldwide leading position in its main therapeutic areas. The focus is on prescription medicines. The division combines its strengths in two business units: General Medicine and Specialty Medicine.