What company’s products have been used in 140 countries? What company has had an effect on millions upon millions of children? What company’s CEO has said he reaches more youngsters in the world “than Coca-Cola or Pepsi could ever hope to reach up to the age of ten”? Give up?
It’s Serum Institute of India.
Serum Institute of India is a leader in the production of vaccines. The Insitute was founded in 1966, “with the aim of manufacturing life-saving immuno-biologicals, which were in shortage in the country and imported at high prices.” It manufactures vaccines against Diphtheria, Tetanus and Pertussis, as well as Measles, Mumps and Rubella. The company’s reputation and reach is such that agencies like the World Health Organization, the Program for Appropriate Technology in Health (PATH), and the US National Institutes of Health are working with it to develop vaccines against Meningococcal A, H1N1 Influenza, Rotavirus and other diseases.
Serum Institute’s mission is “to develop quality vaccines and offer them at inexpensive prices.” Learn more about Serum Institute’s high quality standards and modern production means on the company website.