MeRck Foundation

The Philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA

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The Merck Foundation is the Philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany. It is a non-profit 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 under-served 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 brings together 15 African First Ladies to break the stigma of Infertility

Merck foundation First Ladies Initiative (MFFLI) Summit 2019 was attended by as many as Fifteen African First Ladies to discuss the strategy to break the stigma of infertility and empower women and girls in Education.

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La Fondation Merck réunit 15 Premières Dames Africaines pour briser la stigmatisation liée à l'infertilité

Quinze Premières Dames Africaines ont assisté au Sommet de « Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative - (MFFLI) 2019 » pour débattre sur la stratégie visant à briser la stigmatisation liée à l'infertilité et à autonomiser les femmes et les filles dans l'éducation.

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Merck Foundation, with African Minister of Health defines interventions to break Infertility Stigma at IFFS World Congress in China

“No to infertility Stigma “was the theme of the “Merck more than a Mother” mistrial panel.

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La Fondation Merck, avec les Ministres de la Santé Africain, définit les interventions visant à briser la stigmatisation liée à l'infertilité lors du congrès mondial de l'IFFS en Chine

« Non à la stigmatisation liée à l'infertilité » était le thème du panel ministériel de « Merck more than a Mother ».

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Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit 2019

a platform of African First Ladies and “Merck More Than a Mother” Ambassadors to define strategy, break the stigma of infertility and to empower women in Africa.

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Merck Foundation In Media

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Burundi Head of State receives Merck Foundation President.

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Merck Foundation calls for Applications for “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with the First Lady of Zambia and Zambia Fashion Week

Entries can be submitted till 30th June 2019 more details inside..

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Merck Foundation: Fashion, Film Awards to break infertility stigma

Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, in an exclusive interview on a wide range of issues, with The Light Magazine

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Merck Foundation Meets the Head of State and the First Lady of Zambia to Launch Their Programs in the Country

The Head of State of Zambia, H.E. EDGAR LUNGU emphasized, “The government will support initiatives that are aimed at addressing infertility in the country

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Merck Foundation marks International Women's Day through partnering with Africa's first ladies to break the stigma of infertility

"I am very proud that 11 African First Ladies have partnered with Merck Foundation and have become the Ambassadors of our unique and historic campaign "Merck more than a Mother" to empower infertile women and eliminate the stigma around infertility in their countries and across Africa.", said Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation.

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