Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit

Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit – MFFLI is a Merck Foundation platform of African First Ladies and “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” Ambassadors established with the aim to discuss challenges, define solutions, measure impact and share experience to ensure continuous improvement and exchange variable aspects of different cultures in order to localize and/or standardize specific messages that can raise awareness and create a culture shift across Africa with regards to the below objectives:

  • Breaking the Stigma around infertile couples in general and infertile women in particular.
  • Empowering Girls and Women in Education in general and in STEM in particular.
  • Improving access to quality & equitable healthcare solutions.

First Ladies of more than 20 Countries have partnered with Merck Foundation to lead and execute the initiatives in their respective countries as Merck Foundation More Than a Mother Ambassadors. 

Our Ambassadors of “Merck Foundation More Than a Mother” are:


 

Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit – MFFLI Book 2020

Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit – MFFLI Book 2019

Our Videos

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej speech at Merck Foundation Burundi Annual Summit 2021

Zimbabwe First Lady, H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA speech at Merck Foundation Zimbabwe Annual Summit 2021

Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative(MFFLI) - VC Summit 2020

Rasha Kelej CEO of Merck Foundation speech at MF First Ladies - VC Summit 2020

Prof. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp speech at Merck Foundation First Ladies VC summit 2020

15 African First Ladies attends Merck Foundation First Ladies Initiative Summit 2019.

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