About 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary


Invitation for 6th Merck Africa Asia Luminary 2019 at Accra, Ghana~ Merck Foundation

The 6th Edition of Merck Africa Asia Luminary was co-chaired by H.E. Madam Rebecca Akufo-Addo, The First Lady of Republic of Ghana and Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation.

The conference was attended by African First Ladies and Ministers of Health, Gender, Information and Education from 20 countries.
During the Inauguration Session, which was on 29th of October from 09:00 to 11:00am, we conducted The First Ladies High Level Panel where Her Excellencies, The First Ladies, discussed the challenges & solutions to break the stigma around infertile women and interventions to empower them through access to information, health and change of mindset, in Africa.

On the 30th of October 2019, there were scientific sessions, particularly designed to serve the unmet healthcare needs of Africa with special focus on disease prevention and early detection and nutrition awareness.