Novartis Consumer Health, a part of Novartis, is one of the leading companies that provides consumer health care services. Novartis Consumer Health offers self-medication products for the treatment and prevention of common illnesses and conditions. Founded in 1996, Novartis specializes in pharmaceutical, vaccine and diagnostic businesses. Novartis also offers a variety of medicines and consumer and animal health care services. It operates more than 100 locations worldwide and various pharmaceutical research centers. The company offers products for treating various diseases, such as leprosy, hypertension, cancer, asthma, diabetes, eczema and osteoarthritis. Novartis also specializes in organ transplantation, pain management, overactive bladder, nail fungus infection and epilepsy.