Merck Sharp & Dohme s.r.o.
|Company Name:||Merck Sharp & Dohme s.r.o.|
|Address:||Hadovka Office ParkEvropská 2588/33aHadovka Office Park 162 00 Praha 6|
|Main type of business:||Health Care & Pharmaceuticals|
|Type of membership:||Corporate Patron|
|Year of Establishment in CR:||N/A|
|Turnover in CZK:||N/A|
|Number of Employees in CR:||100|
|Core business:||Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD) is affiliated with Merck & Co., a leading research-driven pharmaceutical company. Merck & Co. discovers, develops, manufactures and markets a broad range of innovative pharmaceutical products. Its mission is to provide society with superior products and services by developing innovations and solutions that improve the quality of life and satisfy customer needs, and to provide employees with meaningful work and advancement opportunities, and investors with a superior rate of return.
Human health products include therapeutic and preventive agents for the treatment of human disorders. Among those are atherosclerosis products, hypertension /heart failure products, anti-inflammatory/analgesic agents, products for treatment and prevention of osteoporosis, respiratory products, vaccines, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal products and others. The company spent more than USD 4 billion on research and development in 2004.
MSD started its operations in the Czech Republic in 1992. Today, the company employs close to 80 people who are committed to deliver the top-in-class medicines to Czech patients and demonstrate value to the Czech health care environment. Also, MSD strives to respond to humanitarian needs of communities in which it operates. In 1997 MSD donated hepatitis A vaccines to Moravian regions affected by heavy flooding in total value of 100 millions CZK.