What is monkeypox?: Causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention \
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What is monkeypox?: Causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention

09-May-2022
The monkeypox virus belongs to the orthopoxvirus family, which includes the variola virus. It causes smallpox, and the vaccinia virus. Monkeypox has symptoms that are comparable to smallpox but are less severe. The vaccination helped to eradicate smallpox worldwide in 1980. But monkeypox still exists in several nations in Central and West Africa, as well as elsewhere. The […]
09-May-2022 Health
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Our Africa by Merck Foundation TV Program – Second episode on ending child marriage and supporting girl education in Africa \
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Our Africa by Merck Foundation TV Program – Second episode on ending child marriage and supporting girl education in Africa

29-Apr-2022
Kampala [Uganda]/ Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 29 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has launched the Second Episode of their first-ever TV program - 'Our Africa by Merck Foundation' on Saturday, April 23, 2022 on KTN, Kenya and Sunday, April 24 on NTV, Uganda. The theme for the Second Episode is raising awareness about Ending Child Marriage and Supporting Girl Education in Africa. 'Our Africa by Merck Foundation' has been receiving great feedback from viewers of these channels so far, the first episode focused on raising awareness about the prevention of Diabetes amongst African communities.
29-Apr-2022 Business
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Babita Singh Named As the New Global Peace Ambassador 2022 \
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Babita Singh Named As the New Global Peace Ambassador 2022

20-Apr-2022
New Delhi [India], April 20 (ANI/PNN): Babita Singh has been conferred as a Global Peace Ambassador for promoting Peace through EducaSerial entrepreneur tion, Sports, Art, Culture & Diplomacy at the India International Conclave 2022 held in collaboration with Asia Africa Consortium (AAC) that took place on 16th April 2022 in Shangrila, New Delhi.
20-Apr-2022 Business
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Merck Foundation marks World Art Day, 2022 by raising awareness about social and health issues \
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Merck Foundation marks World Art Day, 2022 by raising awareness about social and health issues

16-Apr-2022
Accra [Ghana]/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], April 16 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany marks World Art Day 2022 through their African Community of Art and Fashion with Purpose. This pan African community has been established by Merck Foundation to raise awareness on sensitive health and social issues in Africa and beyond through the new TV program "Our Africa with Merck Foundation" to be broadcasted on National TV channels of Kenya - KTN and Uganda - NTV, and Ghana - GHOne TV.
16-Apr-2022 Business
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Nepal rolls out anti-Typhoid vaccine for population below 15 years \
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Nepal rolls out anti-Typhoid vaccine for population below 15 years

08-Apr-2022
Kathmandu [Nepal], April 8 (ANI): Nepal has launched a new vaccine campaign introducing Typhoid Conjugate Vaccine (TCV) into the routine immunization program targeting populations between 15 months to 15 years.
08-Apr-2022 World
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On Sky Global (USA), organizing an International Education Conference in Delhi, spearheaded by Dr Varun Gupta, Dr Naresh Malhotra \
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On Sky Global (USA), organizing an International Education Conference in Delhi, spearheaded by Dr Varun Gupta, Dr Naresh Malhotra

05-Apr-2022
New Delhi [India], April 5 (ANI/PNN): On Sky Global (USA) has announced the date of its Season 1 of the international education conference with the name Education D-Eminence 2022 Season 1. This 1-day conference will take place on April 16 in New Delhi at Hotel Shangri-La Eros.
05-Apr-2022 Business
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At UNSC, India highlights govt initiatives like Mudra to empower women \
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At UNSC, India highlights govt initiatives like Mudra to empower women

09-Mar-2022
New York [US], March 9 (ANI): Highlighting the initiatives taken by the Indian government for women empowerment, India on Tuesday said it offers a unique template for gender-sensitive governance and equal access to education, thereby, helping them to become economically empowered.
09-Mar-2022 World
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Merck Foundation CEO Meets the First Lady of Nigeria to Discuss Their Partnership Programs \
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Merck Foundation CEO Meets the First Lady of Nigeria to Discuss Their Partnership Programs

28-Feb-2022
Mumbai Maharashtra India Dubai United Arab Emirates Business Wire India Senator Dr Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany discussed with HE Dr Mrs AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI The First Lady of Nigeria and Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother their partnership programs during her visit to Merck Foundation office Senator Dr Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation and President of More Than a Mother campaign expressed I am honored to receive my dear sister HE Dr Mrs AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI The First Lady of Nigeria and Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother at our office to discuss our long-term partnership and ongoing programs to build healthcare capacity support girl education and empower infertile women in Nigeria We have been working very closely with her since 2015 and together we have provided scholarships to more than 30 scholarships to young Nigerian doctors in several critical and underserved specialties including Fertility Embryology Diabetes Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine Endocrinology Sexual Reproductive Medicine Respiratory Medicine and Clinical Microbiology infectious diseases HE Dr Mrs AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI The First Lady of Nigeria and Ambassador of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother said It is wonderful to meet our partner Senator Dr Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation I am proud of our partnership with Merck Foundation to empower infertile women through access to information education health and change of mindset We also work towards empowering our girls in education I am particularly happy to celebrate the Nigerian journalists as the winners of Merck Foundation Media Awards and to launch the new editions of best song best fashion designers and best film award with the aim to sensitize our communities and to create a platform to break the silence Please click on the link to view the pictures of the meeting httpsyoutubergAhPD5Ao10 Merck Foundation announced the Call for applications of their important awards for Nigerian Media Fashion Designers Musical artists and Filmmakers Senator Dr Rasha Kelej emphasized After the huge success of previous editions I am very happy to launch the 2022 edition of Merck Foundation awards together with Nigeria First Lady Through these awards we would like to encourage the media fashion film making and music fraternity to raise awareness on the important topics of breaking the stigma around infertility underscoring the importance of girls education and women empowerment at all levels Stopping GBV and Ending Child marriage The awards winners of Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition Awards More Than a Mother 2021 are Online Category Bukola Afeni Newsday Online Third Position Print Media Category Ojoma Akor Daily Trust Newspaper Media Limited First Position The awards winners of Merck Foundation Mask Up with Care Africa Media Recognition Awards 2021 are Online Category Abiodun Azi News Agency of Nigeria Second Position The awards winners of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother Africa Media Recognition Awards 2020 are Online Category Martins Ifijeh ThisDay Newspapers First Position Chinedu Asadu Cable Newspaper Limited Second Position Print Media Category Chioma Obinna Vanguard Media Limited First Position RADIO CATEGORY Abubakar Sulaiman Sawaba FM 1049 Hadejia First Position The awards winners of Stay at Home Media Recognition Awards 2020 awards are Online Category Ishioma Emi Mary Ventures Africa First Position Ebere Agozie GFH News First Position Odimegwu Onwumere The Nigerian Voice Second Position Print Media Category Ojoma Akor Daily Trust First Position Multimedia Category Aneta Felix TV360 Nigeria First Position RADIO CATEGORY Ekene Odigwe - Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria Coalcity FM First Position Details of the Awards 1 Merck Foundation Africa Media Recognition Awards More Than a Mother 2022 Media representatives are invited to showcase their work to raise awareness about any of the following social issues such as Breaking Infertility Stigma Support Girls Education End Child Marriage End FGM Stopping GBV and Women Empowerment at all levelsSubmission deadline 30th July 2022 Click here to view more details 2 Merck Foundation Film Awards More Than a Mother 2022 All African Filmmakers Students of Film Making Training Institutions or Young Talents of Africa are invited to create and share a long or short FILMS either drama documentary or docudrama to deliver strong and influential messages to address any of the following social issues such as Breaking Infertility Stigma Support Girls Education End Child Marriage End FGM Stopping GBV and Women Empowerment at all levelsSubmission deadline 30th July 2022 Click here to view more details 3 Merck Foundation Fashion Awards More Than a Mother 2022 All African Fashion Students and Designers are invited to create and share designs to deliver strong and influential messages to raise awareness about any of the following social issues such as Breaking Infertility Stigma Support Girls Education End Child Marriage End FGM Stopping GBV and Women Empowerment at all levelsSubmission deadline 30th July 2022 Click here to view more details 4 Merck Foundation Song Awards More Than a Mother 2022 All African Singers and Musical Artists are invited to create and share a SONG with the aim to address any of the following social issues such as Breaking Infertility Stigma Support Girls Education End Child Marriage End FGM Stopping GBV and Women Empowerment at all levelsSubmission deadline 30th July 2022 Click here to view more details Moreover Merck Foundation in partnership with The First Lady of Nigeria has also launched three children storybooks titled Davids story to emphasize on the strong family values of love and respect from a young age which will reflect on eliminating the stigma of infertility and resulted domestic violence in the future Educating Atikat to emphasize on the importance of empowering girls through education and Make the Right Choice Story to raise awareness about coronavirus prevention amongst children and youth as it provides facts about the pandemic and how to stay safe and healthy during the outbreak About Merck Foundation More Than a Mother campaign Merck Foundation More Than a Mother is a strong movement that aims to empower infertile women through access to information education and change of mind-sets This powerful campaign supports governments in defining policies to enhance access to regulated safe effective and equitable fertility care solutions It defines interventions to break the stigma around infertile women and raises awareness about infertility prevention management and male infertility In partnership with African First Ladies Ministries of Health Information Education Gender academia policymakers International fertility societies media and art the initiative also provides training for fertility specialists and embryologists to build and advance fertility care capacity in Africa and developing countries With Merck Foundation More Than a Mother we have initiated a cultural shift to de-stigmatize infertility at all levels By improving awareness training local experts in the fields of fertility care and media building advocacy in cooperation with African First Ladies and women leaders and by supporting childless women in starting their own small businesses Its all about giving every woman the respect and the help she deserves to live a fulfilling life with or without a child The Ambassadors of Merck Foundation More Than a Mother are HE NEO JANE MASISI The First Lady of Botswana HE FATOUMATTA BAH-BARROW The First Lady of The Gambia HE MONICA GEINGOS The First Lady of Namibia HE ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE The First Lady of Burundi HE REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO The First Lady of Ghana HE AISHA BUHARI The First Lady of Nigeria HE BRIGITTE TOUADERA The First Lady of Central African Republic HE CLAR WEAH The First Lady of Liberia HE FATIMA MAADA BIO The First Lady of Sierra Leone HE ANTOINETTE SASSOU-NGUESSO The First Lady of Congo Brazzaville HE MONICA CHAKWERA The First Lady of Malawi HE MUTINTA HICHILEMA The First Lady of Zambia HE DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI THE First Lady of Democratic Republic of Congo HE ISAURA FERRO NYUSI The First Lady of Mozambique HE AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA The First Lady of Zimbabwe The Former First Lady of Burundi HE DENISE NKURUNZIZA The Former First Lady of Chad HE HINDA DBY ITNO The Former First Lady of Malawi HE PROFESSOR GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA The Former First Lady of Niger HE ASSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU and The Former First Lady of Zambia HE ESTHER LUNGU The Former First Lady of Guinea Conakry HE COND DJENE have worked successfully with Merck Foundation as Merck Foundation More Than a Mother Ambassadors to break the stigma of infertility and empower infertile women in their countries Merck Foundation launched new innovative initiatives to sensitize local communities about infertility prevention male infertility with the aim to break the stigma of infertility and empowering infertile women as part of Merck Foundation More than a Mother COMMUNITY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN such as Merck Foundation More than a Mother Africa Media Recognition Awards and Health Media Training Merck Foundation More than a Mother Fashion Awards Merck Foundation More than a Mother Film Awards Merck Foundation More than a Mother Song Awards Local songs with local artists to address the cultural perception of infertility and how to change it Children storybook localized for each country Join the conversation on our social media platforms below and let your voice be heard Facebook Merck Foundation Twitter Merckfoundation YouTube MerckFoundation Instagram Merck Foundation Flickr Merck Foundation Website wwwmerck-foundationcom About Merck Foundation The Merck Foundation established in 2017 is the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany 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 in underserved communities building healthcare and scientific research capacity and empowering people in STEM Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics with a special focus on women and youth All Merck Foundation press releases are distributed by e-mail at the same time they become available on the Merck Foundation Website Please visit wwwmerck-foundationcom to read more To know more reach out to our social media Merck Foundation Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube and Flickr To View the Image Click on the Link Below Senator Dr Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation during her meeting with HE Dr Mrs AISHA MUHAMMADU BUHARI The First Lady of Nigeria PWR PWR
28-Feb-2022 National
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Flytxt to deploy its Customer Lifetime Value Management solution across all Orange OpCos in the MEA region \
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Flytxt to deploy its Customer Lifetime Value Management solution across all Orange OpCos in the MEA region

17-Feb-2022
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 17 (ANI/PRNewswire): Flytxt, a pioneer in marketing automation and AI for Customer Lifetime Value Management (CLTVM) has signed a group-wide agreement with Orange to deploy its solutions across all the 17 OpCos in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region.
17-Feb-2022 Business
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Merck Foundation marks International Day of Girls and Women in Science through their STEM program \
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Merck Foundation marks International Day of Girls and Women in Science through their STEM program

15-Feb-2022
Abuja [Nigeria]/Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], February 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, marks 'International Day of Girls and Women in Science 2022' through their Merck Foundation STEM program and "Educating Linda" program.
15-Feb-2022 Business
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