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Carers In The UK ‘Just About Managing’: Growing Number Of Inexperienced Caregivers Search Online For Support And Trustworthy Information

  • Global survey of 3,086 carers finds 57% of UK caregivers seek out advice and information online, however, only a fifth trust online resources1
  • Nearly 20% of carers don’t understand the condition of the person they care for1
  • Almost three-quarters (71%) of carers themselves suffer chronic diseases1
  • Teva partners with NHS England at Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 to explore the potential for digital technologies to support patients and carers 

1. Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., ‘Health and Digital Behaviours’ Survey, August 2017

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Teva is among the top 15 global pharmaceutical companies globally, delivering high-quality, patient-centric healthcare solutions used by approximately 200 million patients in 60 markets every day. Teva produces a leading innovative treatment for multiple sclerosis and has late-stage development programs for a range of disorders of the central nervous system, including movement disorders, migraine, pain and neurodegenerative conditions. With its European headquarters in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Teva is the world’s largest generic medicines producer, leveraging its portfolio of more than 1,800 molecules to produce a broad range of products in nearly every therapeutic area. Teva draws on its specialty and generics capabilities to seek new ways of addressing unmet patient needs by combining drug development with devices, services and technologies. Teva's net revenues in 2016 were $21.9 billion. For more information, visit