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Merck INFOGRAPHIC | Finding New Ways to Reduce Our Environmental Impact and Promote Sustainability

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The world’s resources are finite.  Over the next few decades the demand for energy, clean water and natural resources will increase substantially due to population growth and economic development.  As a result, there will be fewer resources available to support the world’s growing needs.  In addition, air and water pollution continue to adversely impact human health, causing respiratory and water-borne illnesses.  At Merck, we are working to find new ways to reduce our use of natural resources and lower our environmental impacts. 

Insights: Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet Reflects on Merck for Mothers’ Efforts and What’s Next

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We sat down with Merck for Mothers Executive Director, Dr. Mary Ann-Etiebet, to hear about the progress that has been made, why she joined the company last year, and what’s next for the global initiative.

Can you give a brief explanation of Merck for Mothers and the initiative’s goals?

Merck Named to Corporate Responsibility Magazine’s Annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

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Corporate Responsibility Magazine has ranked Merck #22 on its 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The list recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States.

Out of the Shadows: Shining a Light on Maternal Mental Health

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by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers

In the year or so since ProPublica and NPR published their first article in the “Lost Mothers” series, close to 5,000 Americans have come forward with accounts of how a loved one had died – or they themselves had nearly died – during pregnancy or childbirth.

The Quest for Quality Maternal Health Care in India

In India, we’re giving patients a voice – and getting providers to listen. What a private sector-driven, consumer-centric, ‘total market’ approach to improving maternity health care looks like.
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by Dr. Mary-Ann Etiebet, Executive Director, Merck for Mothers

Project HOPE Names Merck Corporate Volunteer of the Year

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Volunteers are often the unsung heroes of the quest to promote global health and respond to disasters, but without their contributions, millions of people in some of the world’s most challenged regions would be worse off.  In recognition of this crucial role, Project HOPE honored Jahn Moeller, a registered nurse from Queensland, Australia, as Volunteer of the Year, and Merck, as Corporate Partner Volunteer of the Year, celebrating a six-decades long partnership that has built health capacity worldwide.  

Merck for Mothers Blog | Assessing and Addressing Maternal Sepsis

Read the latest blog post by Merck for Mothers guest authors Mercedes Bonet, a perinatal health epidemiologist at the World Health Organization and Vanessa Brizuela, a consultant at the World Health Organization
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Every pregnant or recently pregnant woman is at risk of an infection that could trigger maternal sepsis. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that occurs when the body’s response to infection causes injury to its own tissues and organs.

Despite it being one of the main causes of maternal death and leading to about 35,000 deaths every year, the true burden of maternal sepsis is presently unknown, due to a lack of data.

Merck CEO Ken Frazier Named to the TIME Top 100, Fortune Top 50 Lists

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Ken Frazier’s career has advanced the march of progress. His leadership both inside and outside of Merck has earned him a spot on both TIME Magazine’s and Fortune Magazine’s Top Lists this week.

Merck VIDEO | Reducing Our Environmental Impact, One Goal at a Time

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The world’s resources are finite.  Over the next few decades the demand for energy, clean water and natural resources will increase substantially due to population growth and economic development.  As a result, there will be fewer resources available to support the world’s growing needs.  In addition, air and water pollution continue to adversely impact human health, causing respiratory and water-borne illnesses. 

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