Cardiovascular disease and diabetes
Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in Australia. Cardiovascular disease kills one Australian every 11 minutes.
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a common and serious disease in Australia. Many forms of heart disease can be prevented or treated with a healthy lifestyle.
The National Asthma Council currently estimates that more than two million Australians suffer from asthma, one of the most common respiratory diseases. The most recent Australian figures indicate that one in every five adults (19.2%) have been diagnosed with asthma, with most diagnosed before the age of 15 years (17.8%).
For over four decades, AstraZeneca has pioneered research into developing innovative products for the treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and improving the quality of patient care.
One in five Australians suffer some form of mental illness. Thousands of Australians live every day with mental ill health. Many of these people suffer in silence. At AstraZeneca we are striving to make sure our medicines can help make a difference.
Anaesthesia & pain management
Did you know that if you have had an operation in Australia there’s a good chance our products may have been used during the procedure?
AstraZeneca has worked in the field of anaesthesia and pain management for more than 60 years.
Cancer is one of the world’s biggest killers. One in two Australians will be diagnosed with cancer by the age of 85. AstraZeneca is at the forefront of the development of medical treatments for a wide range of cancers.