Newcomer of the Year, Elisabeth Mahase of Pulse, with Claire Whitmarsh, Sanofi Communications Lead for UK & Ireland

The MJA welcomed the continued support of Sanofi in the Newcomer of the Year category 2019.  The Award was won by Elisabeth Mahase, deputy news editor, Pulse and presented by Claire Whitmarsh of Sanofi.

In 2018 Sanofi supported Blogger of the Year won by Nick Triggle, whose blogs about health, social care and public health issues are published on the BBC website.  Nick won for his work on three posts: Conservative manifesto: Why many will pay more for care,  Charlie Gard: A case that changed everything? and Did the NHS avert disaster this winter?

Sanofi have been supporters of the MJA Awards for several years having previously sponsored Editor of the Year in 2017 and the News Story of the Year (specialist audience) in 2016.

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Each and every person in the UK faces health challenges which can be big or small, lifelong or momentary.

We, at Sanofi, are there for people in the moments that matter, as a health journey partner. Through our unique and broad set of expertise we aim to protect, enable and support people facing health challenges, so they can live life to its full potential.

We are a global pharmaceutical company focused on human health. We prevent illness with vaccines and provide innovative treatments to fight pain and ease suffering. We stand by the few who suffer from rare diseases and the millions with long-term chronic conditions.

With more than 100,000 people across 100 countries, and 1,700 in the UK, Sanofi is transforming scientific innovation into healthcare solutions around the globe.

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