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At the annual American Heart Association (AHA) Congress the results of the cholesterol study IMPROVE-IT were presented, confirming the relevance of additionally lowering cholesterol with patients who have an increased risk for additional myocardial infarction or stroke.
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The SwissCityMarathon Lucerne and MSD are providing an official Charity Run. 100 Charity starter fees for the public as well as other donation possibilities are generating a total amount of 18.040 Swiss francs. The donation goes to the Foundation "Kind und Familie KiFa" (Child and Family).
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As of August 2014, MSD is establishing two new business apprenticeships in Lucerne. This makes a total of seven apprenticeship positions with MSD Switzerland.
Werthenstein BioPharma GmbH in Schachen in the canton of Lucerne, Switzerland, a research site of MSD's (Merck & Co., Inc., N.J. USA) global Research & Development unit, has been offering apprenticeships for Swiss federal certification as a chemistry laboratory technician (EFZ, Eidgenössisches Fähigkeitszeugnis) since 1977 and as a biology laboratory technician since 2010.

Creating a "One-stop-clinic" for HIV infected mothers and their families in the Kilombero district in Tanzania with the "MSD for Mothers" Grant.
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​MSD in Switzerland

MSD is one of the world's leading healthcare companies, with its headquarters in the USA (Merck & Co., Inc.). In Switzerland, MSD is one of the most important pharmaceutical research companies. From our base at Lucerne we serve the Swiss healthcare market and support more than 70 subsidiaries across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Brazil, India, and China. Welcome to MSD.

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​MSD as an employer

To achieve our ambitious goals, we need the best possible specialist staff, and we need highly committed employees. We are currently offering various positions in a range of business areas, within local and international sales organizations, research & development, production, and our core departments for our global business. We offer a modern working environment, with a positive, cooperative, and supportive corporate culture.
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