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How AstraZeneca is fostering a healthy work environment in Ivory Coast, Senegal and Cameroon

Learn how AstraZeneca is emphasizing on putting people first

AstraZeneca Africa

AstraZeneca stands out as a beacon of excellence and a workplace that prioritizes employee well-being.

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AstraZeneca, a leading pharmaceutical company committed to improving health worldwide, has recently been recognized as one of the best places to work in Ivory Coast, Senegal and Cameroon for 2023. 

What makes AstraZeneca one of the best working environments?

AstraZeneca attributes its status as one of the best working environments to the pervasive application of its overall culture. The company emphasizes putting people first and ensuring that nobody is left behind. This commitment to a people-centric approach is a key element contributing to AstraZeneca's positive working environment. If you have any more questions or if there's anything specific you'd like to know about AstraZeneca, feel free to ask!

How would you describe AstraZeneca corporate culture in five words?

AstraZeneca's corporate culture can be described in five words:

  1. Clear Performance KPIs
  2. Fair reward
  3. Personal Development plan
  4. Clear Communication
  5. Inclusion & Diversity

What activities do you offer for employees?

AstraZeneca provides various activities for its employees to enhance their well-being and engagement. Some of the activities offered include:

  1. Health and Well-being: Fitness subscriptions Annual health check-ups Awareness meetings focused on health-related topics
  2. Security: Awareness programs on road and home security
  3. Family: Family day events to promote a sense of community among employees and their families

Does the company give back to the community? In what ways?

AstraZeneca is actively involved in giving back to the community through various initiatives. Some of the ways in which the company contributes to the community include:


AstraZeneca is involved in initiatives like Healthy Heart Africa (HHA) and the Africa PUMUA Initiative. These initiatives aim to ensure broad access to life-changing medicines, particularly in regions where health challenges are prevalent.


The company collaborates with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) for environmental initiatives, such as sea cleaning and tree planting actions. This reflects AstraZeneca's commitment to environmental sustainability and corporate social responsibility.

What continuing learning opportunities do you have for your employees?

AstraZeneca provides various continuing learning opportunities for its employees to support their professional development. Some of the initiatives include:

I CAN Projects:

Employees have opportunities to participate in I CAN projects, which provide hands-on experiences and allow them to learn new skills in real-life scenarios.

Mentorship & Coaching Programs:

AstraZeneca offers mentorship and coaching programs to facilitate the growth and development of employees. These programs provide guidance and support for career advancement.


The company has an online platform called Percepio, which serves as an autonomous AstraZeneca site for training on a wide range of topics. This platform enables employees to access training materials and resources conveniently.

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