Purpose & Values

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We strive to help patients around the world with severe and chronic diseases lead better, healthier lives.



  • We are agile, resourceful and open to new ideas to do things better.
  • We are focused on our customer’s needs and act decisively - even if we do not have all the answers - to take advantage of the opportunities in front of us.
  • We accept that by being fast we can fail along the way, but we learn the right lessons from these experiences and apply them in the future.
  • We deliver on our promises and take accountability for our actions.
  • We delegate appropriately and empower our people to make sound and timely decisions.


  • We are humble and create a collaborative environment where all voices can be heard.
  • We communicate in an open and direct way and we ask for and listen to feedback without slowing down decision making.
  • We share best practices, resources and information and remove unnecessary complexities.
  • We have fun at work and want a safe and positive atmosphere in all our locations.
  • We recognize people for doing what is best for Vifor Pharma and our patients.


  • We create an atmosphere of trust and assume positive intent.
  • We always respect other people and opinions.
  • We value diversity in people and the strength a diverse team creates.
  • We put the patient is in the center of our mind. We aim to change patients’ lives.
  • We demonstrate a commitment to integrity and ethics.