GlaxoSmithKline plc. (GSK) is a healthcare company. GSK develops pharmaceutical, vaccine and consumer healthcare products. The pharmaceuticals business develops and makes medicines to treat a range of acute and chronic diseases. The vaccines business produces paediatric and adult vaccines against a range of infectious diseases. GSK�s Consumer Healthcare business is structured around four categories: Total Wellness, Oral Care, Nutrition and Skin Health. For Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, GSK operates in geographical segments that combine these two businesses, namely United States Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, Europe Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines, and Japan Pharmaceuticals and Vaccines. Its Consumer Healthcare business functions as a global unit, as does ViiV Healthcare, a human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) company founded by GSK along with Pfizer and Shionogi. In addition, it owns the biological conjugation platform.