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    • (L-R) Hon.Kwaku Agyemang Manu-Minister of Health Republic of Ghana, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother, H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother, Hon. Cynthia Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection Republic of Ghana and Dr. Edem Hiadzi, President of the Fertility Society of Ghana
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother with H.E. Rebecca Akufo-Addo, First Lady of the Republic of Ghana and Ambassador, Merck More Than a Mother
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Merck foundation launched their programs in partnership with Ghana’s First Lady and Ministry of Health

Merck Foundation CEO and First Lady of Ghana to co-chair the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Accra, Ghana on 29th and 30th October 2019

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) awarded the First Lady of Ghana to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador; Merck Foundation CEO and First Lady of Ghana to co-chair the 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Accra, Ghana on 29th and 30th October 2019 Merck Foundation, the…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation entering the National Cancer Institute along with alumni students from Ghana, Namibia, Liberia and Rwanda, registered with the Master Degree program in Medical Oncology under Merck Cancer Access Program
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Prof. Dr. Hatem Ahmed Aboulkassem, Dean of National Cancer Institute(on her left), Prof. Abdel-Rahman Zekri, Vice Dean of National Cancer Institute (on her right) and Alumni from Ghana, Namibia, Liberia and Rwanda, registered with the Master Degree program in Medical Oncology under Merck Cancer Access Program
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Prof. Dr. Hatem Ahmed Aboulkassem, Dean of National Cancer Institute, Prof. Abdel-Rahman Zekri, Vice Dean of National Cancer Institute during the meeting
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Merck Foundation partners with National Cancer Institute of Egypt to provide Master Degree in Medical Oncology for African Doctors

This initiative is a part of Merck Foundation’s ‘Merck Cancer Access Program’ that has been initiated by the Merck Foundation to increase the limited number of oncologists across Africa

Merck Foundation supports Africa through the partnership with Egypt, to build the Cancer Care Capacity in the African Continent; Through this partnership, Merck Foundation aims to provide two-year Medical Oncology Master Degree program for African doctors. Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany ​partners with Egypt’s National Cancer…

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    • (L-R) H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana; H.E. AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, The First Lady of Niger; H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi
    • H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana; H.E. AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; The First Lady of Niger; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi and HON. ABDOULAYE DIOUF SARR Minister of Health of Senegal
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation during the Merck Africa Asia Luminary
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal
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African First Ladies pledge to support Merck Foundation to empower infertile women as Ambassadors

The First Ladies became the Ambassadors of Merck More Than A Mother campaign to eliminate stigma around infertility in their countries

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany conducted the 5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” presided over by The President of The Republic of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL  and in partnership with the Ministry of Health of Senegal in Dakar. During the Luminary, Dr. Rasha Kelej , CEO of Merck Foundation emphasized, “I am…

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    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (1)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (2)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother and Dr Pierre Somse ,Minister of Health and Population C.A.R. addressing the group of infertile women (3)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (4)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (5)
    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (6)
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    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation & President, Merck More Than a Mother during their special meeting with more than 100 infertile women (8)
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Merck Foundation CEO together with The First Lady of Central African Republic meets 100 infertile women

Merck Foundation awards the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts to empower infertile women as ambassador for Merck More than a Mother

Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com) underscored their partnership with the First Lady and ministry of Health of Central African Republic - C.A.R.; Merck Foundation awards the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts to empower infertile women as ambassador for Merck More than a Mother. Merck Foundation CEO, Dr.…

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    • H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central African Republic receiving award from 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 & President, Merck More Than a Mother for her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador
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Merck Foundation awarded the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador

Merck Foundation awarded the First Lady of Central African Republic to acknowledge her efforts as “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassador

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany met The First Lady of Central African Republic – C.AR., H.E. MADAM BRIGITTE TOUADERA to underscore their commitment to build healthcare capacity in the country. The discussion was led by Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck…

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Merck Foundation Discussed with the President of Central African Republic their commitment to develop healthcare capacity in the country

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany underscored their commitment to build healthcare capacity in Central African Republic- C.A.R. during their high level meeting with The Head of State , H.E. Faustin-Archange Touadéra

Merck foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) acknowledged the First Lady of Central African Republic for her efforts as “Merck more than a Mother” Ambassador in Central African Republic -C.A.R; Merck Foundation underscored their partnership with the First Lady and ministry of Health of C.A.R. Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany underscored…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Jackline, the victim of infertility stigma and her baby, during her visit to her house
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Merck Foundation marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Merck foundation also marks the start of the “16 Days of Activism" that precedes Human Rights Day on December 10 each year

Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, marks today the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and also marks the start of the “16 Days of Activism" that precedes Human Rights Day on December 10 each year. Through their “Merck more than a Mother” campaign,…

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    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. REBBECA AKUFO-ADDO, the First Lady of Ghana during the meeting to discuss the selection of the right candidates for the one year online diabetes diploma
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. REBBECA AKUFO-ADDO, the First Lady of Ghana during the meeting to discuss the selection of the right candidates for the one year online diabetes diploma
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, the First Lady of Zambia during the meeting to discuss the selection of the right candidates for the one year online diabetes diploma
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, the First Lady of Zambia during the meeting to discuss the selection of the right candidates for the one year online diabetes diploma
    • Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. Dr. LALLA MALIKA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, the First Lady of Niger during the meeting to discuss the selection of the right candidates for the one year online diabetes diploma
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Merck Foundation announces the winners for their “Merck Diabetes Award” to mark “World Diabetes Day 2018”

Merck Foundation to provide One Year on-line Post-graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management from UK to the winners of the Merck Diabetes Award 2017

Merck Foundation marked the “World Diabetes Day” themed ‘The Family and Diabetes’ on 14th November 2018. Merck Foundation to provide One Year on-line Post-graduate Diploma in Diabetes Management from UK to the winners of the Merck Diabetes Award 2017. Merck Foundation (Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked…

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    • (L-R): H.E. REBECCA NAA OKAIKOR AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana; H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Lady of Central Africa Republic; H.E. NEO JANE MASISI, The First Lady of Botswana; H.E. AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, The First Lady of Niger; H.E. HINDA DEBY ITNO, The First Lady of Chad; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal; H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal; H.E. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Lady of Sierra Leone; H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia; H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The First Lady of the Republic of Burundi
    • (L-R): Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with H.E. MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal and H.E. MARIEME FAYE SALL, The First Lady of Senegal
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President of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL presides Merck Foundation conference “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” to build Healthcare capacity in Africa and Asia

Merck foundation also celebrated 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck Foundation during their Luminary

5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” was conducted under the patronage of The President of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL; Merck foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) also celebrated 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck Foundation during their Luminary; 09 African First Ladies, 12 Ministers of Health and More than 500 African healthcare providers…

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    • From (L-R) H.E. First Lady of the Republic of Chad Madame Hinda Deby Itno; H.E. First Lady of the Republic of Niger Madame Aissata Issoufou Mahamadou Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board of E. Merck KG; ; H.E. First Lady of the Republic of Guinea Madame Conde Djene; H.E. First Lady of Central African Republic H.E. Madame Brigitte Touadera; Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation; H.E. First Lady of the Republic of The Gambia, Madame Fatoumattah Bah-Barrow; and Hon. Margaret Mensah-Williams, the Chairperson of the National Council of the Republic of Namibia during the 4th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Cairo, Egypt
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Merck Foundation plans to conduct 5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” in Dakar, Senegal

Merck foundation will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary

5th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” will be conducted under the patronage of The President of Senegal, H.E. MACKY SALL; Merck foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) will celebrate 350th Anniversary of Merck and the 1st anniversary of Merck foundation during their Luminary; 14 African First Ladies, 20 Ministers of Health and More…