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      Driving innovation with QR codes

      AbbVie awarded 5th in AFR BOSS Most Innovative Health Industries List for QR code innovation 


      AbbVie recently ranked #5 in the AFR Boss Most Innovative program in the health category which featured a QR code innovation. Although QR codes have been around for some time, their application in the pharmaceutical sector are unique and have added significant value to the way patients access important information.

      Driving innovation is one of the five core principles that we live by at AbbVie. It’s what encourages us to push the envelope to continually find different ways of transforming patients’ lives as we help bring the patient experience into the 21st century.

      Our areas of focus


      AbbVie is committed to changing the lives of patients by developing innovative treatments. For nearly two decades, we have been pioneers in the field of immunology, pursuing breakthrough science and using the highest-quality manufacturing to deliver medicines for patients who need them most. Building on our strong leadership in this area, we have forged ahead with a portfolio of new treatments, which are in varying stages of regulatory review or approval around the world.


      Our goal is to transform the way cancer is treated. We have multiple approved medicines and are continuing to focus on achieving better, long-term control of blood cancers, including chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, acute myeloid leukaemia and multiple myeloma. We are also investing in groundbreaking technology and partnering with leaders across the field to identify and advance promising therapies for solid tumors.

      Allergan Aesthetics

      Allergan’s portfolio includes some of the worlds most renowned brands of aesthetics products. Allergan continues to develop new therapies and devices that safely and effectively address skin conditions, fat reduction, facial lines and facial volume. As an AbbVie company, Allergan Aesthetics will continue its differentiated customer service programs and grow and expand its leadership position.


      Our commitment to addressing the needs of people living with neurodegenerative disease is unwavering. Every challenge in this uncharted territory makes us more determined and drives us harder to discover and deliver solutions for patients, caregivers and clinicians. AbbVie's neuroscience portfolio consists of approved therapies for advanced Parkinson's disease and a robust pipeline both in this disease area and others including Alzheimer's disease and multiple sclerosis. Through the acquisition of Allergan, we also add several medicines to our portfolio for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and to treat chronic migraines, overactive bladder and other conditions of the central nervous system.

      Eye Care

      As part of AbbVie, Allergan’s mission in eye care remains to protect and preserve vision for a better quality of life for the millions of people who experience vision loss every year. Allergan’s eye care medicines treat glaucoma, ocular hypertension and other conditions. Scientists are currently pursuing promising avenues of research to treat retina-related diseases such as macular oedema, diabetic macular oedema and age-related macular degeneration.


      AbbVie is leading global efforts aimed at achieving the World Health Organization’s (WHO) goal of eliminating hepatitis C virus (HCV) by 2030. We have launched innovative treatment options, with the goal of offering more people a path to a cure because every patient cured accelerates the path to elimination. We are also working hard to help forge the way to HCV elimination by fostering transformative partnerships with the HCV community, removing barriers to care to find sustainable solutions that allow more patients to be screened and treated.

      Other specialty areas

      In addition to our key therapeutic areas of focus, we use our scientific expertise to discover and develop medicines for diseases where patients still have limited treatment options including endometriosis, uterine fibroids, cystic fibrosis, reproductive health, acute migraine, ulcerative colitis, overactive bladder and irritable bowel syndrome.



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      Last updated April 2021