Group 969@2x

… And the winners are…

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The prize in detail

Finalists for best-of-the-best for the half century 1970-2020 were announced in the presence of His Excellency, Macky Sall, President of the Senegalese Republic December 11, 2021 in Dakar.

FINALISTS WERE CHOSEN AMONG

288 Products
17 Therapeutic Areas
88 Companies
15 Countries
5 Categories
525 Medalists

Group 398@2x

Following are the finalists by category


Best pharmaceutical Product

  • Augmentin, GSK Cozaar,
  • Merck and Cie.
  • Gleevec, Novartis
  • Plavix, Sanofi
  • Zocor, Organon/Merck & Co.

Best BioTechnology Product

  • Avastin, Roche
  • Herceptin, Roche
  • Humira, AbbVie
  • Keytruda, Merck and Cie.
  • Remicade, Janssen Biotech, Inc.
  • Yervoy, Bristol-Myers Squibb

Best Orphan / Rare Disease Product

  • Adcetris, Takeda
  • Holoclar, Chiesi
  • Kalydeco, Vertex
  • Kymriah, Novartis
  • N-plate, Amgen
  • Spinraza, Biogen
  • Yescarta, Gilead

Best Vaccine

  • 6-in-1 infant vaccine, Sanofi
  • Pasteur MSD
  • Cervarix, GSK
  • Engerix-B, GSK
  • Gardasil & Gardasil 9, Sanofi
  • Gardasil & Gardasil 9, Sanofi
  • Pasteur MSD
  • Meningococcal, Pfizer
  • Prevnar, Pfizer
  • Shingrix, GSK

Best Medical Technology

  • Autotest VIH, AAZ Cobas
  • HPV test, Roche
  • Diagnostics
  • Freestyle® libre, Abbott
  • Sapien3, Edwards
  • S-ICD system, Boston Scientific

The prize in detail