Patient group funding
Patient groups – non-profit organisations founded by patients, care-givers, family members and health professionals – are important stakeholders for GSK.
They engage with healthcare providers, governments, the media, and patients to promote improved treatment and services for patients. They also campaign on issues that affect patients’ and care-givers’ lives, including increasing access to quality medicines, services and information on disease. Some carry out research into the causes of and potential treatments for specific conditions.
During 2018, we provided financial support to the following pan European patient groups:
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Details of funding provided to patient groups across Europe can be found on the relevant country website. Where no country website currently exists, and for those GSK local operating companies that supported patient groups in 2018, the information is either published directly on this page or in a booklet available from the local office.
Countries with websites
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During 2018, we provided support to the following UK patient groups:
British Lung Foundation (PDF)
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust (PDF)?
Meningitis Now (PDF)
Muscular Dystrophy UK (PDF)
Sickle Cell Society (PDF)
Theodora's Children's Charity (PDF)
Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis (PDF)
Alzheimer’s Society (PDF)
GSK also provides funding to support UK community healthcare charities through the GSK IMPACT Awards, in partnership with The King’s Fund.? This annual programme recognises and promotes excellence in community healthcare, providing funding and training to help strengthen the award winners’ current management plans and support their future aspirations. Find out more about our Impact Awards.Back to top
Emerging Markets and Intercontinental
During 2018 we provided funding to?the following emerging markets and intercontinental patient groups:
Countries with PDFs?
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During 2018, we provided financial support to the following global patient groups:Back to top
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We are transparent about our charitable giving with data being published in our Annual Report and Responsible Business Supplement each year
Trade association memberships
GSK is a member of many trade and industry associations that primarily represent pharmaceutical, consumer products and vaccine businesses