I strongly believe in the critical role the media play in sensitizing communities, says Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation.
Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation met His Excellency MACKY SALL, The President of Senegal to discuss..
"We are committed to lead Africa to a better future through changing the landscape of Cancer care in the continent, says Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation
Merck Foundation has provided training to over 50 fertility specialists and embryologists from Africa and Asia
“I strongly believe in the critical role media play to sensitize communities, emphasized, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation
“Merck More Than a Mother” initiative aims to empower infertile women through access to information, education and health and by changing mind-sets.
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany conducted their First Merck Health Media Training in Nairobi, Kenya. The training program was attended by over 200 journalists representin
While medical research shows that struggles by couples to conceive can often be attributed to the male partner‚ it remains a lonely and shameful stigma.
Research has shown that 50 per cent of infertility cases are attributed to men, not women
Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, and the Tata Memorial centre, a premier cancer centre in India, announced today the signing of an MOU, aimed to provide fellowship program to Africa candidates.
Merck Foundation connects Africa to India, to build the fertility care capacity in the African And Asian continents.
Merck Foundation in partnership with the First Lady of Chad commits to building healthcare capacity in the country with special focus on Cancer, Diabetes, and Infertility.
Merck Foundation in partnership with the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), conducted ‘Merck More Than a Mother’ panel at their Regional conference 2018, in Dubai.
Prof. Frank Stangnberg-Haverkamp Meets the President of Niger H.E. Mahamadou Issoufou to Discuss Merck Foundation Commitment towards Niger
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
"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
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
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
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.
he signing ceremony was witnessed by YB Datuk Dr. Mary Yap Kain Ching, Deputy Minister of Higher Education Malaysia.
In 2017, Through their Merck cancer access program, Merck foundation partnered with Tata Memorial center and Maharashtra University to provide one and two years oncology fellowship program for more than 30 Doctors from African countries
The First Ladies of Central African Republic, Gambia, Chad, Niger and Republic of Guinea announced they will be ambassadors for Merck More Than a Mother campaign in their countries.
An interview of Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Nation Media Group, Kenya
From India to Malaysia, Merck Foundation continues their collaborative efforts to build healthcare capacity in Africa and Developing Countries.
Deputy Higher Education Minister Datuk Dr Mary Yap Kain Ching witnessed the event.
The signing ceremony was witnessed by YB Datuk Dr.Mary Yap Kain Ching, Deputy Minister of Higher Education Malaysia.
More than 450 African healthcare providers, policy makers and researchers from Africa and Asia benefited from the luminary sessions.
Merck Foundation affirmed their support to the Cancer institute's role as a regional centre of excellence for East Africa
Guest of honour, Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp affirms Merck’s long term partnership with African countries
Dr. Rasha Kelej appointed as a Chief Executive Officer of the Merck Foundation
H.E. President of the Republic of Liberia and Africa’s First Female Head of State Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has awarded a “Medal of Honour” to Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of Executive Board and Family Board of E. Merck KG in recognition of Merck’s efforts to empower African women and girls in the fields of science and technology where they are currently under-represented.
“Merck More than a Mother” initiative in partnership with Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), conducted a panel to address challenges and solutions to access to regulated fertility care in Africa and Asia.
Infertility is Not a Stigma: Merck More than a Mother championed by Nigeria’s First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari continues its quest to empower more infertile women; this time in Nigeria
"Merck More than a Mother" campaign in Africa for the first time in Uganda as part of the Merck CAP.The campaign was first implemented in Kenya in 2015 and will be implemented this year in Uganda.
Merck continues their commitment for the second year to empower infertile women in Uganda through improving access to information, health, change of mind-set and economic empowerment.
Merck, through its ‘Merck More than a Mother’ initiative in partnership with Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), conducted a panel to address challenges and solutions to improve access to regulated fertility care in Africa and Asia.
Monrovia, Liberia, March 8, 2017 — Merck, a leading science and technology company, today marks “International Women’s Day” with the launch of “Merck More than a Mother” and “Merck STEM for Girls and Women” program for the first time in Liberia.
First Lady Margaret Kenyatta held talks with the First Lady of Central African Republic Madam Brigitte Toudore, Member of Executive Board and CEO of Merck Healthcare Dr. Belen Garijo and Chief Social Officer of Merck Healthcare Dr. Rasha Kelej. They agreed to scale up programs aimed at empowering women in Africa.
Rasha Kelej (center), Chief Social Officer, Merck Healthcare and the initiator of "Merck More than a Mother" initiative and Joyce Lay, Member of Parliament, Taita Taveta and the initiative's Ambassador in Kenya admire potato chips cooked by Grace Kambini with an improved cooking stove provided by through 'Empowering Berna' Project
“Merck More than a Mother” high level panel calls for action to improve access to regulated fertility care and empowering infertile women in Africa
Merck More than a Mother campaign launched in Nigeria was championed by the country’s first lady, Her Excellency Mrs. Aisha Buhari. The launch held in Abuja, Nigeria is in partnership with Senate Commission on Health; Ministry of Health; Ministry of Women Affairs and Social Development and Future Assured organization.
women cancer survivors and build cancer care capacity in Africa. These efforts are contributing to what ‘We Can’ do together to reduce the global burden of cancer in developing countries.
Merck in partnership with “Women for Cancer” started this initiative with the aim to empower women cancer survivors in Africa through supporting them to establish their own small business so that they can lead an independent and productive life.
The winner from each university has been granted a one year postgraduate diabetes diploma in South Wales University, United Kingdom
“Merck More than a Patient” Initiative in partnership with “Women for Cancer” to empower women cancer survivors in Africa
Merck kicks off their social media campaign to raise awareness about diabetes early detection and prevention as part of Merck Capacity Advancement Program- CAP
A new oncology fellowship at the University of Nairobi aims to improve access to cancer care and strengthen the healthcare system in emerging markets.
Through “Empowering Berna” project “Merck More than a Mother” will support infertile women who can’t bear children anymore to establish their small business so that they can re-build their own independent and happier lives
During the 11th African Congress for Women Entrepreneurs, Professor Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, chairman of Executive Board and Family Board of Merck KGaA, received the 'African Alliances He for She Award' for Women Empowerment
“Merck More than a Mother’s” efforts received big support in Finland from a high level panel of ministers, parliamentarians, academia, International Federation of Fertility Societies (IFFS), African Fertility Society and global fertility experts.
“Merck More than a Mother” initiative will support Jackline Mwende, the recent victim of infertility stigma, throughout the rest of her life after having her hands chopped off by her husband for failing to bear children.
During “Merck Jakarta Diabetes Day”, More Than 30,000 Community Members will receive free diabetes screening in collaboration with Jakarta Government
A new initiative ‘Empowering Berna’ announced to empower underprivileged infertile women
A new initiative ‘Empowering Berna’ announced to empower underprivileged infertile women
Merck joined hands with Uganda Ministry of Health to raise awareness about cancer early detection