As a Life Science company, one of our main business priorities is the healthcare sector. We develop innovative products and solutions that improve people's quality of life through disease prevention and therapy and also make a contribution to society
We also collaborate with various partners around the world in programs and initiatives. Our hormonal contraceptives, for example, are made available worldwide by family planning programs. We donate two of our active ingredients free of charge to the World Health Organization to assist in the fight against African sleeping sickness and Chagas disease, a widespread disease in Latin America. We are also further developing one of these active ingredients specifically for pediatric treatment and, in a product development partnership with the DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), are investigating whether an active substance used by Bayer Animal Health could also be effective against river blindness in humans.
Our main focus in this regard is on product development and partnership projects. Furthermore, we provide training and educational initiatives aimed at achieving optimum outcomes for public health and the environment that are as sustainable as possible: