Message from CEO of Merck Foundation, Senator Rasha Kelej, on Merck Foundation Africa Research Summit held during the 8th Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2021

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I am happy to share with you the video of the Merck Foundation Africa Research Summit 2021 - High-Level Ministerial Panel held during the 8th Merck Foundation Africa Asia Luminary 2021, in partnership with the African Union that was conducted via videoconference. 

 

Around 26 Ministers of Health, Education, Gender, Communication & Information and Energy from Africa shared their insights on key topics like:

 

1. Empowering youth to address sustainability challenges in Africa and Global South

2. Empowering women in education and STEM; challenges and strategies.

3. The response to Coronavirus pandemic.

 

The winners of the MARS 2021 Awards were also announced.

 

 

Kind regards,

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej

CEO of Merck Foundation

Chairperson of Merck Foundation Africa Research Summit

Video to the MARS 2021 - High-Level Ministerial Panelhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7kBmEc1qo_U

 

The High-level Ministerial Panel included:

 

Hon. Dr. Jonas Kamima CHANDA, Minister of Health from Republic of Zambia

Hon. Dr. Dennis WANCHINGA, Minister of General Education from Republic of Zambia

Hon. Dr. Brian MUSHIMBA, Minister of Higher Education from Republic of Zambia

Hon. Elizabeth PHIRI, Minister of Gender from Republic of Zambia

Hon. Dora SILIYA, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Service from Republic of Zambia

Hon. Silvia Paula Lutucuta, Minister of Health from Republic of Angola

Hon. Dr. NDIKUMANA Thadée, Minister of Public Health and Fighting against AIDS from Republic of Burundi

Hon. Dr. Hon. FRANÇOIS HAVYARIMANA, MINISTRE DE L’EDUCATION NATIONALE ET DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE

Hon. Mrs. IMELDE SABUSHIMIKE, MINISTRE DE LA SOLIDARITÉ NATIONALE, DES AFFAIRES SOCIALES, DES DROITS DE LA PERSONNE HUMAINE ET DU GENRE

Hon. Mrs. MARIE CHANTAL NIJIMBERE, MINISTRE DE LA COMMUNICATION, DES TECHNOLOGIES DE L’INFORMATION ET DES MÉDIAS

Hon. Jacquiline Lydia Mikolo, Minister of Health and Population from Republic of the Congo

Hon. Dr. Ahmadou Lamin Samateh, Minister of Health from Republic of The Gambia

Hon. Ebrima SILLAH, Minister of Information from Republic of The Gambia

Hon. Colonel Remy Lama, Minister of Health from Republic of Guinea

Hon. Pr. Amadou Bano Barry, Minister of Education from Republic of Guinea

Hon. Amara Sompare, Minister of Information and Communication from Republic of Guinea

Hon. Khumbize Kandodo Chiponda, Minister of Health and Population from Republic of Malawi

HON. DR. PATRICIA KALIATI, Minister of Gender, Community Development and Social Welfare

HON. AGNES NYALONJE, Minister Of Education from Republic of Malawi

HON. ULEMU MSUNGAMA, Minister Of Youth And Sports from Republic of Malawi

Hon. Timothy Pagonachi Mtambo, Minister Of Civic Education and National Unity from Republic of Malawi

Hon. Dr. Kalumbi Shangula, Minister of Health and Social Services from Republic of Namibia

Hon. Dr. Joyce Moriku Kaducu, State Minister for Health from Republic of Uganda

Hon. Monica Mutsvangwa, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Publicity from Republic of Zimbabwe

Hon. Sthembiso Nyoni, Minster of women Affairs Small and Medium Enterprises from Republic of Zimbabwe

Hon. Amon Murwira, Minister of Higher and Tertiary Education from Republic of Zimbabwe
 

 

 

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