Improving health is one of the toughest challenges facing the world today. As a global biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca has a key contribution to make through the discovery, development and commercialisation of innovative medicines for important areas of healthcare, including cardiovascular/metabolic disease, cancer and respiratory, inflammatory and autoimmune disease.
AstraZeneca India was established in 1979 and is headquartered at Bengaluru, Karnataka. AstraZeneca Pharma India Limited (AZPIL) is the operating company and covers manufacturing, sales and marketing activities of the company in India. It is a listed company and is a subsidiary of AstraZeneca Plc, UK. It has a workforce of over 1500 employees across the country that is committed to deliver life-changing medicines to patients through innovative science and global excellence in development and commercialization. The company has an innovative portfolio in crucial areas of healthcare including cardiovascular and & metabolic diseases, oncology and respiratory.
Rated as one of the finest in South East Asia, AstraZeneca’s Indian manufacturing facility has a sophisticated production facility designed to meet the most stringent international standards, conforming to WHO cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) norms. The facility is an ISO 14001 certified company and has a full-fledged environment management system in place.
AstraZeneca also launched its first, insourced IT facility, Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Chennai in 2014. Over 2000 IT professionals employed in the GTC focus on providing IT Infrastructure Management, Application Development and Maintenance, Global Project Management, and various allied IT services in support of the company’s worldwide operations. The GTC has close to 150,000 sqft of space fitted out to world class workplace standards located in Tata Ramanujan Info Park in the heart of Chennai.
As a global biopharmaceutical company, AstraZeneca believes it can make a meaningful contribution in increasing access to healthcare. AstraZeneca launched its flagship community initiative, the Young Health Programme in India in 2010 in 5 resettlement colonies in Delhi with a focus on prevention of NCDs. The program has completed five years and AstraZeneca has recently launched phase III (2016-2020) in five more resettlement communities in New Delhi. So far the Program has benefitted 199,387 adolescents and reached out to 7,510 members of the wider community including parents, teachers, health workers and policy makers. 2,200 peer educators have been trained as part of the Program.
The company maintains a high ethical standard of business practice, promoting its products in a customer focused and value-adding manner, through scientific dissemination of information to the medical fraternity.
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Adverse event reporting
All pharmacologically effective drugs have benefits and risks. The risk may be insignificant or may be acceptable in relation to the drug's therapeutic action. Continuous monitoring of the safety of a drug throughout the duration of its use helps to ensure that its risks and benefits remain acceptable. AstraZeneca is committed to protecting the safety of patients who receive our products.
"Report any suspected Adverse Events to AstraZeneca medications through the established procedures."
Why report Adverse Event?
- Adverse Event reporting helps AstraZeneca to identify rare and very rare adverse effects
- Reporting leads to regular review of safety database for new risks or signals.
- Adverse Event reports help to provide current and accurate updates on safety profiles of the drugs
- Adverse Event reports help to identify different profiles of known adverse reactions with regards to severity, nature or outcome
What is an adverse event?
An Adverse Event is the development of an undesirable medical condition or the deterioration of a pre-existing medical condition following or during exposure to a pharmaceutical product, whether or not considered causally related to the product.
You may be more familiar with the tern “side effect”
What does this include?
Adverse Event includes undesirable medical condition that can be symptoms (for example nausea, chest pain), signs (for example tachycardia, enlarged liver) or the abnormal results of an investigation (for example laboratory findings, electrocardiogram). Adverse Events are not necessarily caused by the medication – the event just needs to have occurred after taking a medicine and AstraZeneca also collects the reports of :
- Drug exposure during pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Lack of drug effect
- Drug overdose or medication error
- Drug abuse or misuse
- Transmission of infectious agents via an AstraZeneca product
- Drug Interactions
What to report?
1. Patient identifier
• Who experienced the Adverse Event?
• Patient and reporter identifier is important to avoid case duplication and facilitate follow up of appropriate cases
• The term identifiable in this context refers to the verification of the existence of a patient (e.g. you might provide: sex, age etc)
2. Event description
• What was the Adverse Event?
• Describe the nature of the adverse event, any signs and symptoms and outcome of the event
• Who is reporting the Event?
• Give your name, address and phone number as you may need to be contacted for further information
• If you are reporting on behalf of a healthcare professional (e.g. if you are a sales representative), be prepared to also give their details.
• What AstraZeneca product was taken by the patient?
• Provide the name of the AstraZeneca product taken by the patient
If you do not have all the details listed above, please still report the Adverse Event. In addition, you can report any other details you have about the Adverse Event.
Report the Adverse Event even if you don’t think it is serious, relevant or caused by AstraZeneca product.
How to report?
You can report the Adverse Event by using the Adverse Event Report Form. (Insert docs)
Contact AstraZeneca Patient Safety at
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1. CSR Policy
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2. Young Health Programme
Young Health Programme is AstraZeneca’s global community investment programme and is designed to help young people in need around the world deal with the health issues they face and improve their chances for a better life in the future.
In India, YHP was started in November 2010. The programme is initiated in five resettlement colonies around New Delhi. The focus area of the programme includes addressing health issues related to Sexual and Reproductive Health, TB, Dengue, Malaria, Substance Abuse and Life Style diseases.
YHP India has directly been able to reach out to 89,493 young people (40,271 boys and 49,222 girls), and has influenced 84,387 wider community members, including health professionals, educators and policy makers. The YHP trained an additional 818 adolescents as Peer Educators during the second year of operations. The establishment of 15 Health Information Centres (HICs) which act as a forum for the youth. The second vital approach is the training and support of 1,581 Peer Educators (of which 814 are girls, who are actively responsible for delivering health messages to other youngsters in school and communities. YHP India continues to enhance knowledge on health issues and ways to cope with it for adolescents and hopes to reach a larger audience as the year’s progress.
Please click here to read more about the Young Health Programme
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Interested in joining us?
Driven by AstraZeneca values, we at AZ are resilient and relentless in pursuit of scientific excellence. AZ has a high reputation amongst health care professionals and patients for our quality products.
As employees of AstraZeneca India, we leverage our science and innovation to create value for the patient. Our team of talented professionals adhere to the greatest standards of ethics to serve patients. With over 1200 employees in India, we are always on the lookout for superlative talent to develop and hone responsible professionals and teams.
If you are keen to explore career opportunities with AstraZeneca India, please share your resume with a cover letter at firstname.lastname@example.org
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