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AstraZeneca Gives $1.5 million to Support North Carolina Worksite Wellness Project
Date:2/6/2008

llness and foster a healthier, more productive workforce."

For nearly a decade, AstraZeneca has supported services in North Carolina intended to improve health and patient care. Beginning with the Carolina Community Care program in 1998, AstraZeneca has helped North Carolina residents with prescription savings programs, health management tools and other initiatives to support better health outcomes. In addition to its work in North Carolina, AstraZeneca supports health and wellness initiatives nationwide.

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. It is one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies with healthcare sales of $26.47 billion and leading positions in sales of gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory, oncology and infection products. AstraZeneca is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (Global) as well as the FTSE4Good Index.

In the United States, AstraZeneca is a $12.44 billion healthcare business with more than 12,000 employees. For nearly three decades, AstraZeneca has offered drug assistance programs side by side with its medicines, and over the past five years, has provided over $3 billion in savings to more than 1 million patients throughout the US and Puerto Rico. AstraZeneca has been named one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine and is the only large pharmaceutical company named to FORTUNE magazine's 2007 list of "100 Best Companies to Work For." In 2006, for the fifth consecutive year, Science magazine named AstraZeneca a "Top Employer" on its ranking of the world's most respected biopharmaceutical employers.

For more information about AstraZeneca, please visit: http://www.astrazeneca-us.com

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