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, established in 2017, is the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, 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 quality and equitable healthcare solutions in underserved communities, building healthcare and scientific research capacity and empowering people in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) with a special focus on women and youth.

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Merck Foundation to conduct their UNESCO-Merck Africa Research Summit–MARS 2019 in Accra, Ghana

UNESCO Together with Merck Foundation will continue to build research capacity in the African Research Community in the fields of science and sustainability

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Merck Foundation announces the Winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in Zambia to break Infertility Stigma

Merck Foundation had invited application from all young Fashion Designers of Zambia to create a design with the aim to break the stigma around infertility in general and around infertile women in particular in Zambia and rest of Africa

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Merck Foundation launches first ‘Merck Foundation Health Media Training’ and Media and Fashion Awards in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi to break infertility stigma in the country.

Merck Foundation Calls for Applications for “Merck More than a Mother” Media Recognition Awards and Fashion Awards to break infertility stigma

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La Fondation Merck, en partenariat avec la Première Dame du Ghana, lance une histoire pour enseigner aux enfants et aux jeunes les valeurs familiales d’amour et de respect - L'histoire de Kofi

L’histoire habilitera les garçons à développer un véritable respect pour les femmes et à connaître quelques faits sur la prévention de l’infertilité et comment cela affecte autant les hommes que les femmes.

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Merck Foundation releases ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Local Song in partnership with The Gambia First Lady

Merck Foundation releases ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ Local Song in partnership with The Gambia First Lady

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Merck Foundation In Media

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“Rasha Kelej” Leads Campaign to Correct Misconceptions in Africa

know more about the campaigns and the impact here.

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Merck Foundation organized their first ‘Health Media Training’ in partnership with the First Lady of Liberia

Merck Foundation in partnership with Minister of Gender and Social Welfare has provided embryology and clinical training on fertility specialty in the past two years

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Merck Foundation partners with the First Lady of Liberia to build healthcare capacity and break infertility stigma in the country

Merck Foundation will provide one and two years Oncology Fellowship to doctors to improve access to equitable cancer care in the country..Know More here

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Merck Foundation launches first 'Merck Health Media Training' in partnership with First Lady of Guinea

"Media plays an important role in sensitizing the society. It can help in breaking the stigma around infertility, says, Dr Rasha Kelej.

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Merck Foundation partners with the First Lady of Guinea to build healthcare capacity and break infertility stigma in the country

Merck Foundation will also be working closely with the Office of First Lady to support the establishment of first ever public IVF centre in the country by providing technical advice and training to medical and paramedical staff.

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