|GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK) is global healthcare group, which is engaged in the creation and discovery, development, manufacture and marketing of pharmaceutical products, including vaccines, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines and health-related consumer products. Its principal pharmaceutical products include medicines in the therapeutic areas, such as respiratory, anti-virals, central nervous system, cardiovascular and urogenital, metabolic, anti-bacterials, oncology and emesis, dermatalogicals and vaccines. The Company's segments include Pharmaceuticals and Consumer Healthcare. On July 22, 2009, it acquired Stiefel Laboratories, Inc. On October 30, 2009, it acquired Pfizer Inc.'s HIV business and combined it with its own HIV business to form ViiV Healthcare Limited. On November 10, 2009, it acquired the Algerian pharmaceutical, manufacturing and distribution group, Laboratoire Pharmaceutique Algerien. On December 18, 2009, it acquired NovaMin Technology Inc.