Merck Foundation Empowers Kenyan Healthcare and Media with Scholarships and Awards

Merck Foundation marked a milestone by providing 165 scholarships in 42 critical medical specialties at the Kenya Alumni Summit. The event, chaired by foundation leaders, also announced the 2024 Call for Applications for various awards. The foundation emphasized its commitment to transforming healthcare in Kenya and beyond.


PTI | Mumbai | Updated: 03-06-2024 16:41 IST | Created: 03-06-2024 16:41 IST
Merck Foundation Empowers Kenyan Healthcare and Media with Scholarships and Awards
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NAIROBI, KENYA - The Merck Foundation celebrated a significant milestone at its Kenya Alumni Summit by awarding 165 scholarships in 42 critical medical specialties, a testament to its commitment to transforming healthcare in Kenya.

The summit, chaired by Prof. Dr. Frank Stangenberg Haverkamp and Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej, highlighted the foundation's efforts in patient care enhancement and capacity building. Dr. Kelej expressed pride in recognizing Kenyan alumni transforming healthcare landscapes, with an emphasis on specialized medical fields such as Oncology, Fertility, and Cardiology.

The event also launched the 2024 Call for Applications for various awards, encouraging media, musicians, and fashion designers to address critical social issues. Dr. Kelej emphasized the foundation's dedication to fostering awareness and creating cultural shifts through these initiatives.

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