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Merck Foundation CEO met the First Lady of Kenya to build healthcare capacity in the country

ANI | May 15, 2019 10:53 AM
Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation with The First Lady of Kenya, H.E. Madam Margaret Kenyatta at the State House, Nairobi, Kenya

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 15 (ANI/BusinessWire India): Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, underscored their commitment to build healthcare capacity in Kenya during a high level meeting held at the State House between the first lady of Kenya, H.E. Madam Margaret Kenyatta and Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation.

"It was an honour and to meet and hold talks with the Chief Executive Officer of Merck Foundation, Dr Rasha Kelej. I am looking forward to partnering in the training of more oncologists and experts in diabetes and infertility management, as well as in @BeyondZeroKenya," said H.E. Madam Margaret Kenyatta.

"I am proud and elated to meet her excellency the first lady of Kenya, Madam Margaret Kenyatta to discuss Merck Foundation's commitment to improve the health and wellbeing of people of Kenya by improving access to quality and equitable healthcare in the country by training more doctors in the fields of fertility, cancer and diabetes care through nationwide programs. Also to work closely to break the stigma of infertility in Kenya and other African countries," said Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation and President Merck More Than a Mother.

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