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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President of Ghana, H.E. NANA ADDO DANKWA AKUFO-ADDO inaugurates Merck Foundation 6th Edition of “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” to build Healthcare capacity in Africa and Asia

Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and Family Board of E-Merck KG inaugurated Merck Africa Asia Luminary in Ghana.

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Merck to establish its Sustainability Centre at District 2020, Dubai

A world-leading German science and technology company is the most recent organisation to announce its collaboration with District 2020 in Dubai

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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 Management Diploma and Masters from South Wales University for more than 180 doctors from 34 countries in Africa and Asia

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

Merck Foundation launches “Educating Linda” program in partnership with the First Lady of Malawi and Ministry of Education of Malawi

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The First Lady of Burundi releases a song to contribute to Merck More Than a Mother and Break Infertility Stigma

The song and video have been composed, sung and produced by The First Lady of Burundi, H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA

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

The ‘Educating Linda’ project has been rolled out to help young unprivileged but brilliant, hardworking and sharp in class.

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First Lady of Burundi contributes to Merck Foundation campaign by creating an empowering song

The song and its video have been composed. sung and produced by The First Lady of Burundi, Her Excellency Denise Nkurunziza as her special contribution to support Merck More Than a Mother campaign.

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First Merck Foundation Health Media Training held in Liberia

It provided a great opportunity for the journalists to meet the experts and also to network with each other and work as a unit to eradicate the stigma around infertility in Liberia and rest of Africa.

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Merck Foundation partners with First Lady of Zimbabwe to build healthcare capacity

H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGW, The First Lady of Zimbabwe and Ambassador of Merck More Than a Mother emphasized, “We welcome this important initiative of Merck Foundation in our country.

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Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Guinea launches a children story to teach children and youth family values of love and respect- The Story of Abubaker and Fataou

Merck Foundation will also be providing training in the fields of Fertility, Diabetes and Cancer to Guinean doctors to build healthcare capacity in the country.

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