|Headquarters||Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India|
|K B George |
Chairman & Managing Director
|Revenue||INR 1059 crores |
(FY 2014-2015 provisional)
|INR 42 crores provisional|
HLL Lifecare Limited (formerly Hindustan Latex Limited) (HLL) is an Indian healthcare product manufacturing company based in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. A Government of India-owned corporation (Public-sector undertaking).
It produces health care products, including: condoms, contraceptive pills, IUDs, surgical sutures, blood bags and Pharma products . One of HLL's contraceptive products is ormeloxifene, branded as Saheli, the world’s first and only oral non-hormonal, non-steroidal oral contraceptive, taken as a weekly pill. In 2012, HLL announced a polymerase chain reaction based duplex test kit for chikungunya and dengue fever tests in collaboration with the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Trivandrum. In December 2015, they have tied up with the Government of India in setting up Amrit pharmacies across India for providing cheaper medicines for Cancer and Cardiovascular disorders.
In 2005, HLL established LifeSpring Hospitals, a 50-50 joint venture with the Acumen Fund, a U.S.-based nonprofit global venture philanthropy fund, to provide low-cost maternity services, starting at Hyderabad. Today it has nine hospitals across Andhra Pradesh state.
In February 2014, HLL acquired 74% Equity in Goa Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
HLL Divestment Bid
On 8 January 2018, the Government of India approved the privatisation of HLL Lifecare. But the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and the Government of Kerala has opposed the Union Government's plan for disinvestment of HLL Lifecare Limited.
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- "Govt opens AMRIT pharmacy at AIIMS to sell cancer drugs at 60-90 per cent discount". International Business Times. 16 November 2015. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
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- "HLL Lifecare acquires 74% Stake in Goa Antibiotics Ltd". IANS. news.biharprabha.com. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- "Health ministry opposes govt plan to privatise HLL". The Indian Express. 31 July 2017. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
- "Kerala wants Centre to drop HLL Life Care privatisation". Deccan Chronicle. 20 March 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2019.
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