At Pfizer we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies that extend and significantly improve the lives of people. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of healthcare products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best known consumer healthcare products. Every day, Pfizer colleagues work across developed and emerging markets to advance wellness, prevention, treatments and cures that challenge the most feared diseases of our time. Consistent with our responsibility as one of the world's premier innovative biopharmaceutical companies, we collaborate with healthcare providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable healthcare around the world. For more than 150 years Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us.

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Pfizer South Africa’s vision of "living our full potential in striving for a healthier Southern Africa" forms part of Pfizer’s ethos whereby every Southern African should have access to quality healthcare.

At Pfizer South Africa we are dedicated to the improvement of human life and the battle against disease & disability. We have a leading portfolio of products and medicines that support wellness and prevention, as well as treatment and cures for diseases across a broad range of therapeutic areas.

Pfizer is considered one of the largest research-based pharmaceutical companies. Through our people; our research; our knowledge our products and our community partnerships, we seek to save, prolong and enhance the lives of South Africans. In addition, setting the standard for quality, safety and value in terms of research, development and manufacture of medicines for humans is key.

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September 2016

Pfizer launches a refreshing new website

Pfizer has launched a new look website that incorporates a streamlined navigation and content structure that makes the site more user-friendly and easier to navigate.

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2 November 2015


Pfizer Inc. announced today that it has entered into an agreement with The Biovac Institute (Biovac), a Public Private Partnership between the South African government and the Biovac Consortium, to locally manufacture Pfizer’s innovative pneumococcal vaccine...

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Committed to communities


At Pfizer we have a proud tradition of ensuring that the communities in which we live and work benefit from our investment and value of communities through unique partnerships. Throughout the world Pfizer contributes to local charitable programs that provide health care in poor urban and rural areas and support communities’ most vulnerable members, including children, women and the elderly.

Pfizer’s corporate responsibility activities are focused on investing the full range of our resources; people; skills; expertise; and funding to broaden access to medicines and strengthen healthcare delivery for underserved people around the world. Several of Pfizer’s corporate public health partnerships have had a positive impact on healthcare in South Africa.

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Pfizer’s vision of "Living our full potential in striving for a healthier Southern Africa", defines how we see ourselves as a pharmaceutical company and a corporate citizen. At Pfizer we are committed to helping people improve their health by discovering and developing medicines.

When you work for Pfizer, you will work for an organisation that earns respect from society by acting with integrity and driving efforts all over the world to help patients, protect the environment, and foster economic growth.

You will work in a culture that encourages innovation and thoughtful risk-taking, emphasizes trustworthy, collaborative work relationships and strives to give each colleague the support and resources necessary to build a successful, meaningful career.

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