MeRck Foundation

The Philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA

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Our Vision A World where everyone can lead a Healthy and Fulfilling Life

The Merck Foundation is a philanthropic organization that aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people and advance their lives through science and technology. Our efforts are primarily focused on improving access to innovative healthcare solutions in underserved communities, building healthcare and scientific research capacity and empowering people in STEM* with a special focus on women and youth.

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Merck Foundation discuss the Fertility Capacity Building with African Ministers at FIGO

Merck Foundation engages policymakers to define interventions to improve access to regulated and cost-effective Fertility Care in Africa and Developing Countries

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Merck Foundation Announce the Call for Application for Merck Hypertension and Diabetes Awards 2018

Merck Foundation, the Philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, announced the Call for application for Merck Diabetes and Hypertension awards 2018, across the African and Asian Universities through its Merck Capacity Advancement Program with the aim to building a platform for diabetes and hypertension experts across the globe.

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Merck launches their Merck Foundation and mark “International Women’s Day” with First Lady of Niger

Merck Foundation, in partnership with the First Lady of Niger, builds healthcare capacity in the country with special focus on Cancer, Diabetes, and Infertility

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Rasha Kelej Talks about Merck Foundation's efforts to empower Women and Youth

I am very happy that we are marking the International Women’s Day in Niger this day, with Her Excellency the First Lady of Niger, to underscore our long-term commitment to empowering women in Niger and across Africa through Merck more than a mother.

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Merck Foundation launches an Empowering theme song for ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Heroines in Africa

This is how Merck Foundation cooperates with art and media to raise awareness and create a culture Shift- A theme song launched to tell the story of “Merck more than a Mother” Heroines.

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Merck launches their Merck Foundation in The Gambia in partnership with The First Lady of The Gambia

Merck Foundation appointed the H.E Fatoumatta Bah-Barrow, the First Lady of The Gambia as an ambassador of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ campaign in The Gambia

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Merck Foundation and Uganda Ministry of Health Continue their Support for the Heroines of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’

"I am proud to acknowledge 'Merck More Than a Mother' heroines in the heart of Africa, celebrating women empowerment every day," says Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation

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Merck Foundation Marks ‘World Cancer Day’ this Year in Uganda and Tanzania

Following the ‘We Can. I can’ theme of ‘World Cancer Day 2016-18’ Merck Foundation commits to building cancer care capacity in Africa and developing countries

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Merck Foundation signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with African First Ladies Organization to build Cancer and Fertility Care Capacity in their Countries

Marking the “World Cancer Day” at African Union Assembly, Merck Foundation pledges to continue their commitment to provide oncology fellowship program across Africa in partnership with African First Ladies

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FIGO Regional Conference of Middle East and Africa

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) invites you to participate in the FIGO Regional Conference of Middle East and Africa scheduled to take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 11 to 13 April 2018.

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