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Who we are

Pfizer is one of world's leading research-based biopharmaceutical companies, with headquarters located in New York, U.S.A. The company invests more than $7 billion USD a year toward developing safe and effective medicines that help treat, cure and eradicate life-threatening diseases.

Good health is vital to all of us, and finding sustainable solutions to the most pressing health care challenges of our world cannot wait. That's why we at Pfizer are committed to applying science and our global resources to improve health and well-being at every stage of life. We strive to provide access to safe, effective and affordable medicines and related health care services to the people who need them.

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; and we have an industry-leading pipeline of promising new products that have the potential to challenge some of the most feared diseases of our time, like Alzheimer's disease and cancer.

At Pfizer, we apply science and our global resources to bring therapies to people that extend and significantly improve their lives. We strive to set the standard for quality, safety and value in the discovery, development and manufacture of health care products. Our global portfolio includes medicines and vaccines as well as many of the world's best-known consumer health care 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 health care providers, governments and local communities to support and expand access to reliable, affordable health care around the world.

Pfizer has been operating in Vietnam since 2001 when the company's first representative office was opened in Ho Chi Minh City.

We are committed to improving the lives of Vietnamese patients by bringing high-quality health care products to the Vietnamese market in the areas of cardiovascular disease, anti-Infectives and oncology sterile injectables

For more than 150 years, Pfizer has worked to make a difference for all who rely on us. To learn about our history, please go to Our history session

Purpose and Mission

Our history

Founded in New York in 1849, Pfizer is the world's premier biopharmaceutical company taking new approaches to better health. It discovers, develops, manufactures and delivers quality, safe and effective prescription medicines to treat and help prevent diseases for both people and animals.

From the beginning, Pfizer has been a pioneer in developing medicines to meet the needs of our world. It was the medical needs of the sick and wounded in World War II inspired Pfizer scientists to find a way to mass-produce the world's wonder drug, Penicillin. As a result, Pfizer became the largest producer of this life saving medicine. This commitment to helping the sick continues today. Since the establishment of its first office in the United States, Pfizer has led the way in the search for new medicines and breakthroughs for treating heart disease, pain, depression and etc.

As the world’s premier biopharmaceutical company, Pfizer discovers and develops new ways to treat and prevent life-threatening and debilitating illnesses, and manufactures and markets leading medicines for humans and animals, in different parts of the world.  Pfizer’s pipeline of medicines cover various therapeutic areas, including cardiovascular, metabolic and endocrine diseases, inflammation, infectious diseases,  gastrointestinal & hepatology, dermatology, oncology, neuroscience, ophthalmology, genitourinary, pain and allergy & respiratory, vaccine, bio-therapeutics as well as consumer health products.

Pfizer's vision for health is a holistic one. It goes beyond the search for clinical treatment to encompass an extensive portfolio of consumer health products. Together, these help to improve the quality of life for people around the world and realize the potential for a healthier, happier community.