HLL Lifecare

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HLL Lifecare Limited
Industry Health Care
Founded 1966, Thiruvananthapuram
Headquarters Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India
Key people
Dr. M. Ayyappan,
Chairman & Managing Director
Products Condoms
Hormonal contraception
Surgical Equipment
Revenue IncreaseINR 1059 crores
(FY 2014-2015 provisional)
INR 42 crores provisional
Website www.lifecarehll.com

HLL Lifecare Limited (formerly Hindustan Latex Limited) (HLL) is an Indian healthcare products 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.[1] 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.[2] 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. [3]


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.[4][5][6][7]

In February 2014, HLL acquired 74% Equity in Goa Antibiotics and Pharmaceuticals Ltd.[8]

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