Rasha Kelej: I have directed and produced for the first time, a song by singers from 11 African countries for the first time together in three languages; English, French and Arabic to show our support for medical workers around the world. …


Merck Foundation decided to partner with the African First Ladies to support up to 1000 women and casual workers families in each country

LILONGWE, Malawi, June 10, 2020

Merck Foundation ( www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has raced to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic in partnership with…


Merck Foundation (https://www.Merck-Foundation.com), the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with H.E. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Lady of Ghana and Ambassador of ‘Merck More Than a Mother’. The award winners who are students at Ghana Fashion…


Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with Opoku Boakye-Ansah and Matilda Payne, African Artists in Sustainable Art

Merck Foundation Sustainability Initiative dubbed “Sustainability is a Shared Responsibility” is as a critical part of The Merck Foundation Program to address sustainability challenges in the countries of the global south and to empower youth and support their development to make the Sustainability Leaders of tomorrow.


Merck Foundation (www.Merck-Foundation.com) partners with African First Ladies and Ministries of Health to build cancer care capacity in the continent; Merck Foundation makes history by training the first African oncologists in many countries.

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks ‘World Cancer Day 2020’ themed ‘I am…


  • The song and video have been composed, sung and produced by The First Lady of Burundi, H.E. DENISE NKURUNZIZA
  • The song will be launched during the Merck Foundation conference “Merck Africa Asia Luminary” in Accra, Ghana

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany is very happy to…


Mumbai, Maharashtra, India: Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marked ‘World Diabetes Day 2019’ by building diabetes care capacity in Africa and Asia.

Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation explained, “We strongly believe that starting the “Merck Nationwide Diabetes Blue Points Project” is the right strategy…


Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany announced the winners of “Merck More Than a Mother” Fashion Awards in partnership with H.E. ESTHER LUNGU, The First Lady of Zambia, together with Zambia Fashion Week.

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

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