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Interview with Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother

Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President, Merck More Than a Mother1.  Dr. Rasha Kelej has been listed as one of the 100 Most Influential African of 2019. How does it make you feel? I am very proud to be listed among the 100 most Influential Africans of 2019. This recognition is very …

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Merck Foundation decided to support African governments strategy to save the people’s living and livelihood with the aim to integrate to the Covid-19 combat strategy.

“Lockdown to fight coronavirus is going to hit most casual and daily workers very hard. Therefore, in addition to raising awareness about Coronavirus, Merck Foundation decided to support African governments strategy to save the people’s living and livelihood with the aim to integrate to the Covid-19 combat strategy. Merck Foundation announced today providing support and …

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Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation introduces a story to emphasize the importance of Girl Education.

As the CEO of the Merck Foundation and as an African Women, I am very proud to introduce this story to emphasize the importance of Girl Education. The story of a young girl called Linda.Linda represents our African girls who struggle for their education every day. I strongly believe in girl education. When Girls are educated, their …

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Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation, on the importance of wearing cloth face covering in public setting.

The CDC studies recommend people to wear CLOTH FACE COVERING in public settings when physical distancing can be hard to do. Of course, this does NOT replace the importance physical distancing to slow the spread of covid-19. Please Stay Home Apply Physical Distancing and Stay Socially Connected. #Dont4get2maskupDr. Rasha KelejCEO of Merck Foundation

Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation on the importance of applying Physical Distancing as part of our Social Responsibility.

This unsettling period due to the coronavirus scare is difficult for everyone – both physically and mentally. While most countries are under complete lockdown or restricted movement, people do not know how to handle this situation. Physical distancing is our Social Responsibility and the only way to kill Coronavirus. however, it will take a lot …

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Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation on the importance of empowering women during Corona virus lockdown.

“The pandemic has led to a horrifying increase in violence against women. Nearly one in five women worldwide has experienced violence in the past year. Infertile and childless women have suffered physical and psychological violence of Infertility stigma. Many of these women are now trapped at home with their abusers, struggling to access services, they …

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Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation to sensitize our communities on how to keep safe and stay healthy physically and mentally.

I’d like to encourage all media representative across Africa & Asia to apply for “Stay at Home”Media Recognition Awards in partnership with Africa First Ladies. This competition will encourage media to sensitize our communities on how to keep safe and stay healthy physically and mentally.Raising awareness about coronavirus in our communities will contribute to supporting health workers who …

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A Message from Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation for Earth Day

“Today we celebrate the Earth Day with a great gift: We have gotLess industrial pollutionLess air pollution from carsLess CO2 footprint from planesLess noise pollution at airportsLot less litter on streets.  All It took was a global pandemic shutdown. Now our Mother Earth can breathe. I know we are missing our normal lives, but it is time …

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Message from Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation about the community donations in partnership with The First Lady of Niger in the country.

I am very proud of our partnership with H.E.AISSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU, The First Lady of Niger, President of the GURI Vie Meilleure Foundation to help retirees and boarders in Niamey, Niger. As you know, the unprecedented scale of the covid-19 health crisis has forced the government of Niger to take containment measures.  A strategy that …

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