GSK is a research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare company operating in more than 100 countries around the world. Our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. At this year’s Conference, we welcome you to come and visit our place and see how we bring those values to life. We promise you a warm welcome where you’ll feel right at home. That’s as it should be given GSK has been part of the New Zealand health landscape since the 1880s. You’ll learn about the important role we have of protecting New Zealanders throughout life with our broad portfolio of vaccines.
Sanofi is a global life sciences company committed to improving access to healthcare and supporting the people we serve throughout the continuum of care. From prevention to treatment, Sanofi transforms scientific innovation into healthcare solutions, in human vaccines, rare diseases, multiple sclerosis, oncology, immunology, infectious diseases, diabetes and cardiovascular solutions, and consumer healthcare.
Sanofi's 110,000 people, some 820 of them in Australia and New Zealand, are dedicated to making a difference to patients’ daily lives. Sanofi Pasteur, the vaccines division of Sanofi, provides more than 1 billion doses of vaccine each year, making it possible to immunize more than 500 million people across the globe.
A world leader in the vaccine industry, Sanofi Pasteur produces a portfolio of high quality vaccines that matches its areas of expertise and meets public-health demand. The company's heritage, to create vaccines that protect life, dates back more than a century. Sanofi Pasteur is the largest company entirely dedicated to vaccines. Every day, the company invests more than EUR 1 million in research and development.
Seqirus, formerly bioCSL markets vaccines and pharmaceutical products in New Zealand with a focus on products for the prevention and treatment of many serious human medical conditions. Seqirus is recognised as a leading supplier of vaccines and specialty pharmaceuticals to New Zealand. We are an innovative organisation with a strong emphasis on relationships.
Victoria University is proud to be supporting the 10th New Zealand Immunisation Conference.
Improving Health and Wellbeing in our communities is important to Victoria, and has been identified as one of eight areas of academic distinctiveness—these are areas where Victoria has both research and teaching strength, and where we can most effectively contribute to local, national and global challenges.
We are home to two leading biomedical research centres, the Centre for Biodiscovery and the Ferrier Research Institute and work closely with the Malaghan Institute of Medical Research on understanding and developing novel treatments for disease.
Thanks to our proximity to the central government, District Health Boards, and many NGOs, we are also making major contributions to understanding how health outcomes can be improved by better policy settings, increased education, new technology, and reduced inequality.