Platinum Member – Viatris
Viatris Inc. (NASDAQ: VTRS) is a new kind of healthcare company, empowering people worldwide to live healthier at every stage of life.
We provide access to medicines, advance sustainable operations, develop innovative solutions and leverage our collective expertise to connect more people to more products and services through our one-of-a-kind Global Healthcare GatewayTM.
Formed in November 2020 through the combination of Mylan and Upjohn, a legacy division of Pfizer, Viatris brings together scientific, manufacturing and distribution expertise with proven regulatory, medical and commercial capabilities to deliver high-quality medicines to patients in more than 165 countries and territories.
Viatris’ portfolio comprises more than 1,400 approved molecules across a wide range of therapeutic areas, spanning both non-communicable and infectious diseases, including globally recognized brands, complex generic and branded medicines, a growing portfolio of biosimilars and a variety of over-the-counter consumer products*. Our high quality global manufacturing, scientific excellence and vast supply chain network mean we are uniquely positioned to improve access to medicine for patients worldwide. With a global workforce of approximately 40,000, Viatris is headquartered in the U.S. Learn more at viatris.com.
*Brands availability in markets will be subject to country-specific registrations and regulations.
Viatris in the UAE:
In the UAE, Viatris has a legacy footprint since more than 40 years through its diversified portfolio and partnerships aimed at supporting the country’s vision to be a center of excellence across the region. Viatris has a distribution center in the UAE to meet the growing healthcare demand in the region.
Key Viatris initiatives and partnerships in the UAE:
Viatris Inc. and Sesame Workshop launched resources to help families address socio-emotional needs through the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘Caring for Each Other’ initiative includes animations and materials made available in Arabic with the support of Viatris. Materials feature Ahlan Simsim/ Sesame Street muppets to support the emotional and social well-being of Children and Caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Arabic-language materials are available on the “Practicing selfcare” and “Caring for ourselves and protecting others” playlists on Ahlan Simsim YouTube and the English materials can be accessed through www.sesamestreetincommunities.org/funder/viatris/
Partnership with the Emirates Airline and the UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention, for “Health Matters with Dr. Adam” – an animated series of videos designed to increase health literacy as part of inflight infotainment. In these videos, Bill, Jill, Will, and Phil – otherwise known as the ‘Ill’ family – embark on a health and wellness journey guided by a character named Dr. Adam and a group of health and wellness specialists.
Viatris supports New York University Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) initiative for the capability enhancement of real-world data and insights on non-communicable diseases through the UAE Healthy Future study, a long-term study which specifically explores the genetic and lifestyle determinants of chronic diseases among Emiratis. As the first prospective cohort study in the UAE, the UAE Healthy Future study will provide unique and substantive evidence for both the lifestyle and genetic determinants of common diseases in the UAE population.