The Merck Foundation successfully launched on GH One TV, Ghana, the 15th episode of its TV show “Our Africa” ​​to consolidate efforts to address critical health and social issues in Africa

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Our Africa by Merck Foundation ( TV show is now airing on LNTV, Liberia; AYV, Sierra Leone and ZNBC, Zambia after great success on GH One TV, Ghana; NTV, Uganda and KTN, Kenya; ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ is a pan-African television show conceptualized, produced, directed and co-hosted by Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of the Merck Foundation, featuring African fashion designers, singers and leading experts from various domains with the goal of raising awareness and creating cultural change in Africa, such as: diabetes, ending child marriage, supporting girls’ education, empowering women, stopping gender-based violence, ending female genital mutilation and end the stigma of infertility, among other social and health problems that affect the continent.

Merck FoundationMerck’s philanthropic arm KGaA Germany launched the fifteenth episode from his TV show “Our Africa by the Merck Foundation” in GH One TV, Ghana on Sunday August 21, 2022 in GH One TV, Ghana, repeated on Monday, August 22 at 1:30 p.m. The TV show is also broadcast on LNTV, Liberia every Saturday at 6 pm (GMT) & repeated on Sunday at 16:30 (GMT) Y AYV, Sierra Leone every Wednesday at 4:30 p.m. time for ZNBC, Zambia you will be notified soon. The TV show is also published on all of the Merck Foundation’s social media channels and on all television channels; KTN, NTV, GH One TV, LNTV and AYV.

The fifteenth episode of the television show “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” is the final episode of season 1 and summarizes the discussions that have taken place in all the previous episodes that address and raise awareness of various sensitive health and social issues related to the African continent, such as: breaking the stigma of infertility, the importance of early detection and prevention of diabetes, supporting girls’ education, promoting a healthy lifestyle, ending female genital mutilation (FGM ), coronavirus health awareness, sustainability and recycled fashion, and gender-based violence (GBV). The TV show has received phenomenal feedback from viewers in all four countries and from social media followers in Africa and beyond.

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“Our Africa by the Merck Foundation” it’s a pan african tv show That’s it Conceptualized, produced, directed, and co-sponsored by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Executive Director of the Merck Foundation to feature African fashion designers, singers and leading experts from various domains with the aim of raising awareness and creating cultural change in Africa. The TV show is co-host by Brian Mundondo from Uganda.

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, Executive Director of the Merck Foundation said, “I’d like to thank our viewers and social media followers for the great feedback we’ve received on our TV show: ‘Our Merck Foundation’s Africa.’ I am deeply moved by all the messages we have been receiving on our Social Networks appreciating the TV show. The Fifteenth Episode is a recap of all the topics we’ve been discussing on the TV show so far. The television program ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ aims to help raise awareness in communities on different social and health issues, such as ending female genital mutilation, ending child marriage, stopping gender-based violence, breaking the stigma of infertility, supporting girls’ education, diabetes and healthy lifestyle awareness, coronavirus awareness, sustainable fashion and more.”

The television program “Our Africa by Merck Foundation” is currently broadcast on the following television channels:

– Every Saturday at 6 pm (GMT) on LNTV, Liberia; re-run on Sunday at 4:30 pm (GMT)

– Every Wednesday at 4:30 pm (GMT) on AYV, Sierra Leone

– Time for ZNBC, Zambia will be notified soon

The TV show also aired on KTN, Kenya Y NTV, Uganda.

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The Fifteenth episode of “Our Africa by the Merck Foundation”, hosted by Senator Dr. Rasha Kelej, summarizes all the previous discussions that have taken place on the television show. The senator, Dr. Rasha, recalled her conversations with guests and designers who have appeared in previous episodes.

This episode also featured the Merck Foundation song “Can Girl” by artists Irene and Cwezi from Liberia and Ghana respectively.

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“The television program ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ has been our effort to reach out to young people and others in our urban and rural communities with the aim of addressing and raising awareness of a wide range of pressing health and social issues that are relevant to our continent. I am very excited to bring you more seasons of the TV show ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’, stay tuned. Get ready to inform yourself, take care of your health and have fun! Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej.

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