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Who We Are
The Merck Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany 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 quality & equitable healthcare solutions, building healthcare, scientific research & media capacity and empowering people in STEM* with a special focus on women and youth in under-served communities.

*STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

Merck Foundation Strives to
Work closely with partners that are African First Ladies, Ministries of Health, Education, Information & Communication, Gender, Academia, Research Institutions, media and art in building healthcare capacity and addressing health, social & economic challenges in developing countries and under-served communities.