Baxter has been offering plasma-derived FVIII treatments to hemophilia patients in Brazil since 1979, and recombinant therapy since 1998.
Baxter International Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures and markets products that save and sustain the lives of people with hemophilia, immune disorders, infectious diseases, kidney disease, trauma, and other chronic and acute medical conditions. As a global, diversified healthcare company, Baxter applies a unique combination of expertise in medical devices, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to create products that advance patient care worldwide.
This release includes forward-looking statements concerning a partnership between Baxter and Hemobrá s, including expectations regarding the production and sale of rFVIII in Brazil and the financial impact of the partnership on Baxter. The statements are based on assumptions about many important factors, including the following, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements: actions of regulatory bodies and other governmental authorities, including the Brazilian government; changes in laws and regulations; product quality or patient safety issues; and other risks identified in Baxter's most recent filing on Form 10-K and other SEC filings, all of which are available on its website. Baxter does not undertake to update its forward-looking statements.
1 Federação Brasileira de Hemofilia. Accessed on: 10 March 2011. Available at : http://www.hemofiliabrasil.org.br