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Merck Foundation joins hands with First Ladies of Africa to raise awareness about Coronavirus and how to stay safe and healthy

Merck Foundation announces special awards during Coronavirus (COVID-19) lockdown and movement restriction, “Stay at Home” Media Recognition Awards for African Countries to encourage media to be creative and effective in raising awareness and sensitizing Communities on how to stay safe and keep physically and mentally healthy during Coronavirus lockdown

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany together with African First Ladies of Ghana, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Malawi, Namibia, Niger, Guinea Conakry, Burundi, Central African Republic (C.A.R.), Chad, Zimbabwe, Zambia, The Gambia, Liberia and Congo Brazzaville, announced the call for applications for their ‘Stay…

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    • (L-R): Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah, Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Dr. Thadée NDIKUMANA Minister of Public Health and Fighting against AIDS, Republic of Burundi, Hon. Jappie Chancy Mtuwa Mhango Minister of Health and Population, Republic of Malawi, Hon. Prof. Mahamoud Youssouf KHAYAL Minister of Public Health, Republic of Chad, , Hon. Dr. Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia, Dr. Rasha Kamal Head of the Central Administration for International Students Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Arab Republic of Egypt, Hon. Dr. Chitalu Chilufya Minister of Health, Republic of Zambia during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh, Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Hon. Prof. Mahamoud Youssouf KHAYAL, Minister of Public Health, Republic of Chad, Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Samateh, Minister of Health, Republic of The Gambia, Hon. Sarah Opendi, Minister of State for Mineral Development (Former Health Minister), Republic of Uganda, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, Co-Chairperson of Merck Africa Asia Luminary, Hon. Dr. Obadiah Moyo, Minister of Health and Child Care, Republic of Zimbabwe, Hon. Dr. Wilhemina S. Jallah, Minister of Health, Republic of Liberia & Dr. Rasha Kamal, Head of the Central Administration for International Students Affairs, Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Arab Republic of Egypt during a High level Ministerial Panel at 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 in Accra, Ghana
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Merck Foundation Calls for Applications for Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS Awards

UNESCO Merck Africa Research Summit – MARS 2020 in partnership with African Union will be held in Zambia with the aim to empower Women and Youth in Research

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany plans to conduct the New Edition of their “UNESCO – Merck Africa Research Summit (MARS) 2020” with the aim to Empower Women & Youth in Research on the 13th of October in Lusaka, Zambia on the side of their annual conference…

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Merck Foundation launches their Programs in partnership with Namibia First Lady and Ministries of Health and Education

Merck Foundation also Calls for Applications for ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Fashion Awards from Namibia and rest of Africa

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/) announces the First Lady of Namibia as Ambassador of Merck more than a Mother; Merck Foundation Calls for Applications in Namibia for “Merck More than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards 2020 for English speaking countries to break infertility stigma; Merck Foundation also Calls for Applications for ‘Merck…

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Merck Foundation in Partnership with Namibia First Lady launch a Children Storybook to emphasize Family Values of Love and Respect from Young Age - The Story of Paulus and Nangula

The story will empower boys to develop true respect for women and know few facts about Infertility and how it affects both men and women equally

Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com/), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany in partnership with The First Lady of Namibia and Ambassador of Merck More than a Mother, H.E. MONICA GEINGOS together with Ministry of Health & Social Service and Ministry of Education launched an inspiring children storybook of Paulus and Nangula…

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Merck Foundation meet the President of Namibia to underscore their long-term partnership with the First Lady of Namibia to break infertility stigma

Merck Foundation to train doctors in the fields Cancer, Diabetes and Fertility Care to build healthcare capacity in the country

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) launched their programs in partnership with Namibia’s First Lady together with Ministry of Health & Social Service and Ministry of Education; Merck Foundation to train doctors in the fields Cancer, Diabetes and Fertility Care to build healthcare capacity in the country; Merck Foundation to train media to…

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Merck Foundation marks International Women’s Day through their Merck More Than a Mother campaign

Educating Linda aims to empower girls through education

Merck Foundation’s ‘Merck More Than A Mother’ aims to empower childless women through access to information, health and change of mindset; Educating Linda aims to empower girls through education. Merck Foundation (http://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany marks the International Women’s Day themed #EachforEqual through their Merck More Than a…

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Merck Foundation announces the winners of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2019 to break Infertility Stigma

Merck Foundation announce the Call for Application for ‘Merck More than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2020

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Media Recognition Awards 2019. The awards were initiated with the aim to recognize and appreciate African Journalists who have produced accurate, informative and compelling stories about infertility, infertile women or couples with…

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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 of Merck Foundation with Merck Foundation Alumni in Egypt
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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
    • Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG and the Chairman of Merck Foundation Board of Trustees, and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with The President of Central African Republic, H.E. FAUSTIN-ARCHANGE TOUADÉRA
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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 Niger H.E. MAHAMADOU ISSOUFOU
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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…