Merck has shown consistent approach to their corporate social responsibility agenda in Africa and India since 2013

By Merck KGaA

NAIROBI, Kenya, October 21, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Merck Capacity Advancement Program ( aims at expanding the professional capacity in the areas of research and development, clinical research, supply chain integrity and efficiency, pharmacovigilance, community awareness and medical education for medical and pharmacy undergraduates, physicians and pharmacists in rural areas.


Photo 1: (Rasha kelej , Vice president and head of Global Business Responsibility and Market Development at Merck Diabetes awarenes campaign in Luwerro)

Photo 2: (Dr Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp receiving a trophy of appreciation by Kenya Minister of Health at Serena hotel)

The 5 year program was kicked off successfully in 7 sub- Saharan countries which are Kenya, Uganda, Namibia Angola, Ghana, Tanzania and Mozambique and will further expand to other Sub-Saharan and Asian countries in 2014.

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