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“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program – Fourth episode promotes Healthy Lifestyle through ‘Fashion and Art with purpose’

“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program – Fourth episode promotes Healthy Lifestyle through ‘Fashion and Art with purpose’

“Our Africa by Merck Foundation” TV Program – Fourth episode promotes Healthy Lifestyle through ‘Fashion and Art with purpose’

Merck Foundation (, the philanthropic arm of Merck KGaA Germany has launched the Fourth Episode of their Television set method – ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ on Sunday, 29th Might 2022 on GH A single, Ghana. Following broadcasting the program on KTN, Kenya and NTV, Uganda, the present has also begun to air on GH 1 Tv in Ghana, just about every Sunday. The Television set program’s fourth episode tackled the relevance of advertising and marketing a Healthy Lifestyle, though the 1st three episodes have addressed diabetic issues avoidance, breaking infertility stigma and supporting lady education and learning respectively. The Television system has been receiving a remarkable reaction from viewers and social media followers.

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‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ is a pan African Tv set software that is conceptualized, generated, directed, and co-hosted by Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Basis to function Fashion Designers, Singers, and prominent attendees from many domains with the aim to elevate awareness and generate a lifestyle shift throughout Africa. The display is co-hosted by Brian Mulondo from Uganda.

Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation expressed, “I am quite thrilled to current the fourth episode of ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’, with this episode we intention to market a Nutritious Lifestyle by means of ‘Fashion with Purpose’. I strongly believe that Trend and Art have a goal beyond leisure and looking excellent, these are powerful resources to elevate recognition on delicate social and overall health challenges pertinent in our beloved Africa. Merck Basis also functions closely with Media and art local community as a robust and essential partner to tackle and raise awareness about problems such as – Diabetic issues Recognition, Breaking Infertility Stigma, Ending Youngster Marriage, halting FGM, halting GBV, Supporting Woman Education and learning and women’s empowerment, between other social and well being problems influencing the continent. We know that the Media enters every single household, Vogue and art is involved in an daily environment. Hence, by bringing these significant smooth powers together we can crack the silence and build a society change in our Africa”.

The exhibit is staying aired on:

– Each Saturday @ 5:30 pm (Eat) on KTN, Kenya

– Every single Sunday @ 6:30 pm (Try to eat) on NTV Uganda

– Just about every Sunday @ 2 pm on (GMT) GH One Television set, Ghana

Look at the Promo of ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ in this article: https://little

“I would like to thank our viewers for the astounding response we have been obtaining for our Tv application this is certainly quite inspiring and encouraging. The really like we are acquiring on our Social Media is extraordinary.” Dr. Rasha Kelej emphasised.

In accordance to WHO, a Healthful life-style is a way of dwelling that can help a single enjoy additional areas of everyday living. Wellbeing is not just about steering clear of a illness or health issues. It is about physical, psychological, and social very well-being also.

Nevertheless, in the circumstance of Africa with quick urbanization and larger incomes, the deficiency of actual physical action and the desire for hassle-free – processed food items is expanding promptly. Many of the processed foodstuff are large in sugar, salt, saturated fats, and/or preservatives and thus add to overweight and the unfold of non-communicable disorders this kind of as diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and cancer.

“To stay balanced we will have to halt cigarette smoking, limit alcohol consumption, work out on a regular basis, and consume healthy. These elementary four details are incorporated in the T-shirts I developed myself for this Television software and the campaign, I hope you also take pleasure in viewing my workshop”, mentioned Senator, Dr. Rasha.

The episode highlighted a track record tune by Cwezi, a well-liked singer from Ghana. This track called “Stop Diabetes” talks about Diabetic issues prevention, early detection and management. The episode also featured crucial friends from Mauritius – Dr. Sabrina Devi Ramamy Iranah, Director of Trend & Style Institute, and Jean Luc Emile, Managing Editor, Defi Media Group. Young and approaching Trend Designers from Mauritius – Desire Cedric Vincent and Deena Appaddo also showcased their styles with messages on marketing a Wholesome Way of life throughout this episode.    

“Merck Foundation offered extra than 650 scholarships to medical doctors from 45 nations of Just one-12 months Postgraduate Diploma and a two-12 months learn diploma in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Preventative Cardiovascular Medications and Master course in the Medical Administration of Diabetes’ in 4 languages- English, French, Portuguese and Spanish, endorsed by Diabetes United kingdom to enhance obtain to quality and equitable diabetes treatment for African nations around the world and Latin American countries.

Merck Basis has furnished much more than 1300 scholarships to medical doctors from 50 nations around the world in numerous essential and underserved fields, this involves the 650 scholarships we stated earlier”, extra Senator, Dr. Rasha.

“I am pretty fired up to carry to you all the impending episodes of ‘OUR AFRICA by Merck Foundation’ Tv software. So, continue to be tuned and be prepared to Get knowledgeable, Get wholesome, and Get entertained!”, concluded Senator, Dr. Rasha Kelej.

View Episode 1 here: https://little

Observe Episode 2 in this article:  

Check out Episode 3 here: https://little

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