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    • Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with medical students at Agostinho Neto University in Angola
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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Minister of Health of Angola, Hon. Dr Silvia Lutucuta
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation addressing medical students at Agostinho Neto University in Angola
    • Merck Foundation underscores their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower women in Angola (1)
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Merck Foundation underscores their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower women in Angola

Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/) discussed their healthcare development and women empowerment programs with The First Lady of Angola; Merck Foundation met the Minister of Health of Angola to discuss their healthcare capacity building program Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany underscored their long-term commitment to build healthcare capacity and empower…

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Merck Foundation provides ‘Health Media Training’ in partnership with the First Lady of Chad

Merck Foundation Calls for Applications for Media Recognition Awards to break infertility stigma

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany organized their first “Merck Foundation Health Media Training” on 30th January 2020 in N'Djamena, Chad in partnership with H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad and Ambassador of Merck More Than a Mother together with Ministry of Health and…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation, Prof. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp, Chairman of Executive Board of E-Merck KG and Chairman of Merck Foundation Board of Trustees with The President of Chad, H.E. IDRISS DEBY
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Merck Foundation marks World Cancer Day through its Merck Cancer Access Program

The efforts of Merck Foundation are being appreciated by African presidents and First Ladies

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) partners with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health to build cancer care capacity in the continent; Merck Foundation makes history by training the first African oncologists in many countries. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks ‘World Cancer Day 2020’ themed ‘I am…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Rufai Zakari, African Artists in Sustainable Art
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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Nana Kwabena Anoff, African Artist in Sustainable Art
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej with Bonga Jwambi , Elvis Okyere, Eric Opoku Boakye-Ansah, Jeffrey Kwabena Yeboah, Matilda Payne, Hend Helal, Chineyenwa Precious Okoro-Onu, Nana Kwabena Anoff, Rufai Zakari And Makafui Awuku, African Artists in Sustainable Art
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Merck Foundation partners with African Leaders in Sustainable Art and Interiors as part of its Sustainability Initiative

The Merck Foundation sustainability initiative plans to focus on capacity building and raising awareness in order to accelerate sustainable solutions to urban sustainability challenges

Merck Foundation Sustainability Initiative dubbed “Sustainability is a Shared Responsibility” is as a critical part of The Merck Foundation Program to address sustainability challenges in the countries of the global south and to empower youth and support their development to make the Sustainability Leaders of tomorrow. Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) meets…

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    • Design by Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Award Winner Ms. Augustina Annan from Ghana
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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, H.E Fatima Maada Bio, The FL of Sierra Leone, H.E Clar Weah, The FL of Liberia , H.E Esther Lungu, The FL of Zambia presenting the award to Augustina Annan , winner of MMTM Fashion Awards
    • Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Award Winner Ms. Keziah Ansah-Mensah from Ghana presenting some of her winning designs
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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, H.E Samira Bawumia, The Second Lady of Ghana presenting the award to Jacob Adjetey, winner of the MMTM Fashion Award and his winning design
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, H.E Fatima Maada Bio, The FL of Sierra Leone, H.E Clar Weah, The FL of Liberia , H.E Esther Lungu, The FL of Zambia presenting the award to Eric Grundberry Aidoo, winner of MMTM Fashion Awards
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    • Design by Merck More Than a Mother Fashion Award Winner Ms. Augustina Annan from Ghana
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Merck Foundation and Ghana First Lady announced the Winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards to break Infertility Stigma

The winners got an opportunity to exhibit their designs at the Fashion Show held during the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with H.E. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Ambassador of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’. The award winners who are students at Ghana Fashion Academies…

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Merck Foundation together with Chad First Lady release a children story as part of “More Than a Father”

“Merck more than a Father” started in 2018 by raising awareness about male infertility prevention and management and breaking the stigma round infertile couples

Through this story, Merck More Than a Father Campaign highlights the fact the infertility affects both men and women equally; “Merck more than a Father” started in 2018 by raising awareness about male infertility prevention and management and breaking the stigma round infertile couples; Merck more than a Mother started…

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    • Rasha Kelej recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential African by New Africa Magazine (1)
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Rasha Kelej, the CEO of Merck Foundation makes it to the list of 100 Most Influential Africans 2019, for empowering many women through Merck More Than a Mother Movement

Rasha Kelej has been recognized for her efforts to empower women in general and infertile women in particular through the “Merck More Than a Mother” campaign

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) CEO, Rasha Kelej, featured in the list of 100 Most Influential Africans, released by New African Magazine, for poignant “Merck More Than a Mother” Movement; The campaign has been empowering childless women across Africa and Asia. Merck Foundation CEO, Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President,…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with H.E. CLAR MARIE WEAH, The First Lady of Liberia, H.E. PROF. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The First Lady of Malawi and H.E FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone (1)
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with H.E. Hinda Deby Itno, First Lady of the, Republic of Chad, H.E. Clar Weah, The First Lady of Republic of Liberia, H.E. Professor Gertrude Mutharika, The First Lady of Malawi and H.E Fatima Maada Bio, The First Lady of Sierra Leone (1)
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with H.E. CLAR MARIE WEAH, The First Lady of Liberia, H.E. PROF. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The First Lady of Malawi and H.E FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone (2)
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO Merck Foundation with H.E. Hinda Deby Itno, First Lady of the, Republic of Chad, H.E. Clar Weah, The First Lady of Republic of Liberia, H.E. Professor Gertrude Mutharika, The First Lady of Malawi and H.E Fatima Maada Bio, The First Lady of Sierra Leone (2)
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Merck Foundation marks “World Diabetes Day 2019” in partnership with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health to increase the Diabetes experts nationwide

Merck Foundation to provide One and two Year on-line Post-graduate Diabetes Diploma and Masters from South Wales University for more than 180 doctors from 34 countries in Africa and Asia

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked ‘World Diabetes Day 2019’ by building diabetes care capacity in Africa and Asia. Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation explained, “We strongly believe that starting the “Merck Nationwide Diabetes Blue Points Project” is the right strategy to ensure…

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Leaving no girl behind: Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi, motivate girls to pursue sciences

The program will empower girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) launches “Educating Linda” program in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi and Ministry of Education of Malawi; he program will empower girls in STEM education. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with The First Lady of Malawi, H.E. PROF. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA…

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    • (L-R) H.E. SAMIRA BAWUMIA, The Second Lady of Ghana; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of Burundi; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; H.E. CLAR WEAH, The First Lady of Liberia; H.E. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The First Lady of Malawi; Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and Family Board of E-Merck KG; H.E. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO, The President of Ghana; H.E. MADAM REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; DR. RASHA KELEJ, CEO, Merck Foundation; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. AISHA BUHARI, The First Lady of Nigeria; H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA, The First Lady of Zimbabwe; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia during the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary
    • (L-R) H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of Burundi; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; H.E. CLAR WEAH, The First Lady of Liberia; H.E. GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The First Lady of Malawi; Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and Family Board of E-Merck KG; H.E. MADAM REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; DR. RASHA KELEJ, CEO, Merck Foundation; H.E. AISHA BUHARI, The First Lady of Nigeria; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA, The First Lady of Zimbabwe during the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary
    • The 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
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President of Ghana, H.E. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO inaugurates Merck Foundation “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” to build Healthcare capacity in Africa and Asia

More than 1000 healthcare providers, policy makers and academia from 50 countries benefited from the Luminary

Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and Family Board of E-Merck KG inaugurated Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Ghana; The 6th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” co-chaired by H.E. MADAM REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation (http://www.Merck-Foundation.com); African…