Merck Basis Chairman and Leader Govt Officer (CEO) with 13 African First Girls inaugurate the ninth Version of Merck Basis Africa Asia Luminary 2022

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, ​​Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej and the African First Girls of Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Angola and Central Africa inaugurate the ninth version of the Merck Basis (www.merck-foundation.com) Africa Asia Luminary 2022. African First Girls of Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gambia Ghana, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, Angola and Central Africa celebrated Global Diabetes Day and the fifth Anniversary from the Merck Basis through sharing the affect in their partnership techniques with the Merck Basis to construct healthcare capability, give a boost to ladies’ schooling, and ruin the stigma of infertility. Greater than 10,000 individuals, together with healthcare suppliers, policymakers, researchers, lecturers, and media representatives from 70 English, French, Spanish, and Portuguese-speaking international locations, attended Luminary via a hybrid, face-to-face type. and on-line, to have the benefit of clinical and social periods to handle social problems and transfer ahead. help capability in 32 important and left out scientific specialties. Celebrating the 5th anniversary of the Merck Basis and staining the 10-year adventure of its building techniques, throughout 2022 Luminary. The Merck Basis reported the affect of awarding 1,470 fellowships to physicians from 50 international locations in 32 important and underserved specialties equivalent to; Oncology, Diabetes, Cardiovascular Prevention, Endocrinology, Fertility, Embryology, Reproductive Care, Respiration Care, Acute and Extensive Care, Neonatal Care, Pediatric Emergency, Complex Surgical procedure, Microbiology and Infectious Sicknesses, Interior Drugs, Ophthalmology, Psychiatry, Palliative Care and Control of Ache and extra. Hyperlink to the Fb reside movement of the Inaugural Consultation of the Merck Basis’s Luminary of Africa Asia and the Top Stage Panel of African First Girls: https://bit.ly/3UPQ5gR.

merck basisthe philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, held its annual convention, the ninth Version of the “Merck Basis Luminary of Africa Asia” in November 15 and 16, 2022, as a hybrid type, attended in particular person and on-line. The convention was once opened through Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, ​​Chairman of the Govt Board of E.Merck KG and of the Board of Trustees of the Merck BasisY Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Govt Director of the Merck Basis and President of the Merck Basis Africa Asia LuminaryWith African first women of 13 international locations;

  • HE MRS NEO JANE MASISI, The First Woman of the Republic of Botswana
  • HE Ms. ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE, The First Woman of the Republic of Burundi
  • HE MRS. DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI, The First Woman of the Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • HE Mrs. FATOUMATTA BAH-BARROW, The First Woman of the Republic of The Gambia
  • HE Mrs. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Woman of the Republic of Ghana
  • HE MRS. CLAR MARIE WEAH, The First Woman of the Republic of Liberia
  • HE MRS. MONICA CHAKWERA, The First Woman of the Republic of Malawi
  • HE Mrs. ISAURA FERRÃO NYUSI, The First Woman of the Republic of Mozambique
  • HE MRS. MONICA GEINGOS, The First Woman of the Republic of Namibia
  • HE Dr. FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Woman of the Republic of Sierra Leone
  • HE Mrs. MUTINTA HICHILEMA, The First Woman of the Republic of Zambia
  • HE Dr. ANA DIAS LOURENÇO, The First Woman of the Republic of Angola
  • HE Mrs. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Woman of Central Africa

Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp Chairman of the Govt Board of E.Merck KG and of the Board of Trustees of the Merck Basis mentioned: “I want to welcome and likewise thank our companions, African first women and well being professionals, coverage makers, lecturers and the media from greater than 70 international locations for becoming a member of us in making the imaginative and prescient of the Merck Basis a fact, we’ve accomplished in combination, a super good fortune and we can proceed our efforts to reach extra”.

Senator Dr. Rasha Kelejemphasised, “I’m very proud to obtain our Visitors of honor and keynote audio system, the primary women of 13 African international locations. In combination we proportion stories and speak about the affect of our techniques to construct healthcare capability and media and lift consciousness on quite a lot of delicate and significant well being and social problems equivalent to Strengthen Ladies’ Training, Finish Kid Marriage, Prevent gender violence, Smash the stigma of infertility, Finish FGM, ladies empowerment and diabetes consciousness.

“That is the primary time we’ve held our annual convention in particular person after the worldwide coronavirus pandemic and it is usually the primary time we’ve held it in a hybrid type (face-to-face and on-line) to permit greater than 10,000 individuals from greater than 70 international locations. to fulfill safely and successfully and speak about methods and answers to well being demanding situations of their international locations with the purpose of contributing to reworking the affected person care panorama and development media capability and well being care capability. I’m proud that the Merck Basis has supplied greater than 1,470 scholarships to younger medical doctors from 50 international locations in 32 important and left out specialties. A lot of them are changing into the primary consultants of their international locations. We’re making historical past in combination,” he added. Senator Kelej.

All over the ninth version of the Merck Basis Africa Asia Luminarythe First women of 13 African international locationsHe too Ambassadors of the Merck Basis “Greater than a Mom”celebrated the fifth Anniversary of the Merck Basis and marked the 10 years Merck Basis go back and forth building techniques that started in 2012. In combination additionally they marked the international diabetes day the place Senator Rasha Devoted a Particular Track “No Extra Diabetes” and a Storybook “Sin Azúcar” in 3 languages: English, French and Portuguese, to assist create a cultural exchange of dwelling a wholesome way of life, chopping sugar, maintaining a healthy diet and exercising often to higher save you and arrange diabetes.

On November 15, 2022, the Merck Basis Africa Asia Luminary 2022 Plenary Consultation was once held, throughout which a high-level panel assembly of the Merck Basis First Girls Initiative Summit was once held.

On November 16, 2022, 5 periods had been held, of which 4 vital Scientific and Clinical Meetings, Diabetes and High blood pressure, Oncology, Fertility and Reproductive Care and scientific coaching of alternative specialties equivalent to; breathing, acute care, pediatric and neonatal emergency care and extra. A Merck Basis well being media coaching consultation for reporters was once additionally hung on these days, emphasizing the vital position they play in influencing our society to create cultural exchange to wreck the stigma of infertility. , give a boost to ladies’ schooling, prevent gender violence, finish Kid Marriage, Finish FGM and Girls’s Empowerment in any respect ranges. The educational consultation was once attended through greater than 200 reporters.

International locations collaborating within the ninth version of the Merck Basis Africa Asia Luminary integrated:

Angola, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, Central African Republic, Cambodia, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Republic of Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Germany, Ghana, Guinea – Bissau, Guinea – Conakry, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Thailand, Gambia, Togo, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, UK, Uganda, USA, Vietnam, Zambia, Zimbabwe and extra.

the ninth version of the Merck Basis Africa Asia Luminary 2022 I used to be broadcast survive the Merck Basis social media (https://bit.ly/2MmUl3p) Y Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej (https://bit.ly/3hWYWhU).

Hyperlink to Fb reside steam of Opening consultation of Top Stage Panel of the Merck Basis African and Asian Luminary and African First Girls: https://bit.ly/3ELcupR

merck basis is remodeling the affected person care panorama and making historical past along side its companions in Africa, Asia and past, via:

• Greater than 1,470 fellowships awarded through the Merck Basis to physicians from 50 international locations in 32 important and underserved scientific specialties.

merck basis it is usually growing cultural exchange and breaking the silence on quite a lot of well being and social problems in Africa and underserved communities via:

• Greater than 2,200 media other folks from greater than 50 international locations educated to lift consciousness of various well being and social problems

• 8 other awards launched every year for the most efficient media protection, type designers, motion pictures and songs

• Round 30 songs to handle well being and social problems from native singers throughout Africa

• 8 tale books for kids in 3 languages: English, French and Portuguese

• Pan-African tv program “Our Africa from the Merck Basis” Tv program that addresses social and well being issues in Africa in the course of the group “Type and ART with goal”

• 1000+ ladies from 15 African international locations supported via scholarships or college provides, every year.

• 9 social media channels with greater than 5 million fans

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