Merck Basis CEO and African First Women introduced the Winners of Vogue Awards 2021 of “Extra Than a mom”

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Merck Basis (www.Merck-Basis.com) and African First Women introduced Name for Purposes for two new classes of Vogue Awards: Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS “Extra Than a Mom” 2022 to handle points reminiscent of: Breaking Infertility Stigma, Assist Ladies’ Schooling, Finish Baby Marriage, Finish FGM, Stopping GBV and Ladies Empowerment in any respect ranges; Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS 2022 “Diabetes & Hypertension” to advertise a wholesome way of life and lift consciousness about prevention and early detection of Diabetes & Hypertension.

Merck Basis, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany introduced the Winners of Merck Basis Vogue Awards 2021 in partnership with African First Women who’re additionally the Ambassadors of Merck Basis “Extra Than a Mom” marketing campaign. Winners had been introduced for the next Awards:

  1. Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS “Extra Than a Mom” 2021 the theme for which was to ship robust and influential messages about Breaking Infertility stigma, Empowering Ladies and Ladies via Schooling in any respect ranges
  2. Merck Basis “Make your personal Masks” Vogue Awards 2021 the theme for which was to create designs that show messages to encourage individuals to put on masks to indicate they and to guard themselves and their family members from the continuing coronavirus international well being concern

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Basis, President of “Greater than a Mom” marketing campaign emphasised, “I’m extraordinarily blissful and proud to announce the winners of Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS “Extra Than a Mom” 2021 and Merck Basis “Make your personal Masks” Vogue Awards 2021, along with my pricey sisters the African First Women. Huge congratulations to our 21 winners, I cherished all of the designs they despatched us and I respect their creativity. I additionally welcome them to our newly established ‘Vogue with Function’ group, as I  strongly imagine that Vogue and Artwork play a big position in elevating consciousness about well being and delicate social matters and may carry a couple of tradition shift in Africa”.

The Winners from Ghana had been personally awarded by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej throughout her go to to Ghana. She may even be awarding the winners of Zambia throughout her upcoming go to to the nation.

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej additionally included the winners of previous editions of Merck Basis Vogue Awards “Extra Than a Mom” on “Our Africa by Merck Basis”, a TV program to boost consciousness on crucial social and well being points via the Vogue with Function Neighborhood. The TV program can be being broadcasted on KTN, Kenya and NTV, Uganda, LNTV, Liberia, and in addition posted on all social media channels of Merck Basis and of KTN, NTV, GH One TV and LNTV.

Watch the Promo of ‘Our Africa by Merck Basis’ right here: https://bit.ly/3PzK1GE

Right here is the record of Award Winners:

Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS “Extra Than a Mom” 2021

GHANA

  1. Solace Akos Sakah
  2. Linda Mensah
  3. Destinee Mouanda Biyeri
  4. Pwatani Theresa
  5. David Kwabena Appaih
  6. Catherine Natang

NAMIBIA

  1. Ngatendwe Hope Gowera 
  2. Siuna Birindwa Genese
  3. Rebecca Uukongo
  4. Risto Elizabeth 
  5. Joel Musasa

NIGERIA

  1. Blessing Dangom
  2. Elamah Ahmat
  3. Adebayo Adedotun Promise

ZAMBIA

  1. Kasonde Makangila
  2. Gibstar Makangila jr

ZIMBABWE

  1. Chewe Manase

Merck Basis “Make your personal Masks” Vogue Awards 2021

ZAMBIA

  1. Tepwanji Mpetemoya & Mwiche Songolo
  2. Linda Ngwira

MAURITIUS

  1. Neerooa Aalia Bibi Firdaus

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej emphasised, “We’ve got introduced Name for Purposes for 2 Vogue Awards of Merck Basis, this 12 months.”

The First one is Merck Basis Vogue  Awards “Extra Than a Mom” 2022, introduced in partnership with African First Women. All African Vogue College students and Designers are invited to create and share designs to ship robust and influential messages to boost consciousness about a number of of the next social points reminiscent of: Breaking Infertility Stigma, Supporting Lady Schooling, Ladies Empowerment, Ending Baby Marriage, Ending FGM and/or Stopping GBV in any respect ranges.

The second is Merck Basis Vogue Awards 2022 “Diabetes & Hypertension”, introduced in partnership with African First Women. All African Vogue College students and Designers are invited to create and share designs to ship robust and influential messages to advertise a wholesome way of life and elevating consciousness concerning the prevention and early detection of Diabetes and Hypertension”.

Who can apply?

All African Vogue College students and Designers.

Final Date of Submission

thirtieth October 2022

How one can Apply?

Please share unique sketches as attachment(s) on: [email protected]

The topic line of the mail ought to point out: Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS “Extra Than a Mom” 2022 OR Merck Basis FASHION AWARDS 2022 “Diabetes & Hypertension”

Please specify your identify, establishment identify, nation, and speak to particulars within the mail.

Prize cash: 10 winners will likely be granted $500 every to execute their designs

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About ‘Merck Basis Extra Than a Mom’:
“Merck Basis Extra Than a Mom” is a robust motion that goals to empower infertile ladies via entry to info, training and alter of mind-sets. This highly effective marketing campaign helps governments in defining insurance policies to reinforce entry to regulated, protected, efficient and equitable fertility care options. It defines interventions to interrupt the stigma round infertile ladies and raises consciousness about infertility prevention, administration and male infertility. In partnership with African First Women, Ministries of Well being, Data, Schooling & Gender, academia, policymakers, Worldwide fertility societies, media and artwork, the initiative additionally supplies coaching for fertility specialists and embryologists to construct and advance fertility care capability in Africa and creating nations.

With “Merck Basis Extra Than a Mom”, now we have initiated a cultural shift to de-stigmatize infertility in any respect ranges: By bettering consciousness, coaching native consultants within the fields of fertility care and media, constructing advocacy in cooperation with African First Women and girls leaders and by supporting childless ladies in beginning their very own small companies. It’s all about giving each lady the respect and the assistance she deserves to reside a satisfying life, with or and not using a little one. 

The Ambassadors of “Merck Basis Extra Than a Mom” are:

H.E. NEO JANE MASISI,
The First Woman of Botswana

H.E. REBECCA AKUFO-ADDO, The First Woman of Ghana

H.E. AISHA BUHARI, The First Woman of Nigeria

H.E. ANGELINE NDAYISHIMIYE, The First Woman of Burundi

H.E. CLAR WEAH, The First Woman of Liberia

H.E FATIMA MAADA BIO, The First Woman of Sierra Leone

H.E. BRIGITTE TOUADERA, The First Woman of Central African Republic

H.E. MONICA CHAKWERA, The First Woman of Malawi

H.E. MUTINTA HICHILEMA, The First Woman of Zambia

H.E. ANTOINETTE SASSOU-NGUESSO, The First Woman of Congo Brazzaville

H.E. ISAURA FERRÃO NYUSI, The First Woman of Mozambique

H.E. AUXILLIA MNANGAGWA, The First Woman of Zimbabwe

H.E. DENISE NYAKERU TSHISEKEDI, THE First Woman of Democratic Republic of Congo

H.E. MONICA GEINGOS, The First Woman of Namibia

H.E. FATOUMATTA BAH-BARROW, The First Woman of The Gambia

H.E. BAZOUM HADIZA MABROUK, The First Woman of Niger

The Former First Woman of Burundi, H.E DENISE NKURUNZIZA, The Former First Woman of Chad, H.E. HINDA DÉBY ITNO, The Former First Woman of Guinea Conakry, H.E. CONDÉ DJENE, The Former First Woman of Malawi, H.E. PROFESSOR GERTRUDE MUTHARIKA, The Former First Woman of Niger, H.E AÏSSATA ISSOUFOU MAHAMADOU and The Former First Woman of Zambia, H.E. ESTHER LUNGU have labored efficiently with Merck Basis as Merck Basis Extra Than a Mom Ambassadors to interrupt the stigma of infertility and empower infertile ladies of their nations.

Merck Basis launched new revolutionary initiatives to sensitize native communities about infertility prevention, male infertility with the purpose to interrupt the stigma of infertility and empowering infertile ladies as a part of Merck Basis Greater than a Mom COMMUNITY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, reminiscent of.

  • ‘Merck Basis Greater than a Mom’ Africa Media Recognition Awards and Well being Media Coaching
  • ‘Merck Basis Greater than a Mom’ Vogue Awards
  • ‘Merck Basis Greater than a Mom’ Movie Awards
  • ‘Merck Basis Greater than a Mom’ Tune Awards
  • Native songs with native artists to handle the cultural notion of infertility and the way to change it
  • Youngsters storybook, localized for every nation

About Merck Basis:
The Merck Basis, established in 2017, is the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany, goals to enhance the well being and wellbeing of individuals and advance their lives via science and know-how. Our efforts are primarily targeted on bettering entry to high quality & equitable healthcare options in underserved communities, constructing healthcare and scientific analysis capability and empowering individuals in STEM (Science, Know-how, Engineering, and Arithmetic) with a particular give attention to ladies and youth. All Merck Basis press releases are distributed by e-mail on the similar time they turn into accessible on the Merck Basis Web site. Please go to Merck-Basis.com to learn extra. To know extra, attain out to our social media: Merck Basis (Merck-Basis.com); Fb (bit.ly/32YFKpv), Twitter (bit.ly/2TeOQNj), Instagram(bit.ly/3g6OYr3) , YouTube (bit.ly/3zc3up1) and Flicker (bit.ly/2Tay0Pu).

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