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Global Media Relations
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Awards and recognitions

  • SMS for Life case series wins case writing competition from the European foundation for management development

    The SMS for Life case series, developed by IMD and Novartis, was selected as "Best of the Best" case in the category Responsible Leadership. According to the EFMD jury panel: "This outstanding case covers a critical global issue… Many faculty members, in many institutions around the world could potentially use this case and bring value to their learning mission."

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  • Novartis honored with Global Corporate Citizenship Award by Malaria No More.

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  • Malaria No More

    Malaria No More

    Novartis receives first annual Malaria Award for Private Sector Excellence from Malaria No More.

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  • Sustainia 100

    Sustainia 100

    SMS for Life recognized in top 100 innovative solutions at the forefront of sustainable transformation.

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  • SMS for Life case study wins 2012 SIM Paper Awards

    Dr. Donald Marchand, IMD, and Jim Barrington, Novartis Malaria Initiative, have won the 2012 Society for Information Management (SIM) Best Paper Awards Competition. This award recognizes impactful collaborations between academic professionals and industry practitioners.

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  • Novartis Malaria Initiative SMS for Life program wins Ethical Corporation Award for Best Corporate/NGO Partnership

    SMS for Life has been honored with the 2012 Ethical Corporation Award for Best Corporate/NGO Partnership. This award recognizes collaborations that have resulted in measurable outcomes and tangible benefits for society.

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  • Novartis Malaria Initiative SMS for Life program wins Computerworld’s 21st Century Achievement Awards

    SMS for Life has been honored with the 21st Century Achievement Award in the Innovation IT category of the 2012 Computerworld Honors Program. This award recognizes organizations that promote and advance the public welfare, benefit society and change the world for the better through a visionary application of IT.

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  • "SMS for Life" has been honored with a catalytic grant from The Innovation Working Group

    At the 2011 mHealth Summit, “SMS for Life” has been honored with a catalytic grant from The Innovation Working Group, part of the UN Secretary-General’s Every Woman Every Child effort, and the mHealth Alliance. The grant, funded by the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (Norad), is one of eight grants designed to identify and foster innovative uses of mobile technology to advance maternal and newborn health, with a special focus on growing programs with sustainable financing models and early indications of impact.

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  • Novartis "SMS for Life" program wins 2011 WSJ Technology Innovation Award in Health-Care IT category.

    Novartis "SMS for Life" program wins 2011 WSJ Technology Innovation Award in Health-Care IT category. This award recognizes game-changing innovations that break with conventional ideas or processes, go beyond marginal improvements and have a wide impact in their field.

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  • GBC Business Action on Health Awards

    'SMS for Life', a Novartis Malaria Initiative program, ranked #1 in Technology for Health category, May 2011

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  • Prix Galien USA

    in the category “Best Pharmaceutical Product”, September 2010

  • World Business & Development Award

    for the Novartis Malaria Initiative's contribution to the Millennium Development Goals, September 2010

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  • Award for Corporate Social Responsibility

    by the Association of Strategic Alliance Professionals, February 2010

  • Healthcare Compliance Packaging Council Award

    for Coartem® Dispersible, November 2009

  • “Inventor of the Year 2009”

    Prof. Zhou Yi-qing awarded “Inventor of the Year 2009” by the EU Patent Office

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