Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) Recognizes Merck's Dr. Julie Gerberding for Significant Contributions to Health Care


Dr. Julie L. Gerberding, M.D., M.P.H., Executive Vice President & Chief Patient Officer, Strategic Communications, Global Public Policy and Population Health for Merck, has been named the Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association (HBA) 2018 Woman of the Year.

Merck for Mothers 2017: A Year in Review

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As 2017 draws to a close, we wanted to reflect and celebrate the progress we've made – alongside our partners and maternal health champions – toward creating a world where no woman dies while giving life. We can end preventable maternal deaths in our lifetime, but we can't do it alone. We want to thank all who have supported our initiative this year, from championing quality health for mothers across the globe, to partnering together to find inventive solutions to move the needle on this global challenge.

Merck for Mothers Proudly Announces Partnership with USAID to Launch the World’s First Healthcare Development Impact Bond

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The Utkrisht Impact Bond – so named for the Hindi expression for ‘Excellence’ – is the world’s first health impact bond. It was developed by partners including USAID, Merck for Mothers, the UBS Optimus Foundation, PSI, Palladium, and HLFPPT.

Merck Commemorates 30 Years of MECTIZAN® Donation Program Progress

Program Expanded to Reach Additional 100 Million People Annually for Lymphatic Filariasis in Support of New, Evidence-Based WHO Guidelines
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KENILWORTH, N.J., November 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Today, Merck announced an expansion of the MECTIZAN® Donation Program (MDP) to reach up to an additional 100 million people per year through 2025 as part of the global effort to eliminate lymphatic filariasis (LF).

INFOGRAPHIC | Merck Foundation Launches Bridging the Gap in Diabetes Care

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The Merck Foundation has launched Bridging the Gap, a five-year initiative to help improve diabetes care and health outcomes for vulnerable and underserved populations in the United States.

Pregnant and On the Run: We Must Do Better to Protect Refugees on Their Journeys to Motherhood

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

I keep thinking about Nour from Syria, who at age 22 discovered she was pregnant with her first child while running for her life. I think of how Nour spent her pregnancy: uncertain, undernourished, waiting things out in a cold tent at a refugee camp in Greece. I imagine her experiencing the pains of labor, and delivering her baby surrounded by strangers speaking a language she didn’t understand.

Merck Publishes Annual Corporate Responsibility Report

Report Highlights New Environmental Sustainability Goals and Impact on Global Health
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KENILWORTH, N.J., November 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, today published its 2016/2017 Corporate Responsibility Report. The report reflects the company’s performance in the areas of Access to Health, Employees, Environmental Sustainability and Ethics & Transparency. 

Merck Recognized by CECP: The CEO Force for Good as “Top Quartile,” Leading Global Brand in Social Investment

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In the largest, most robust, industry-leading and internationally-recognized research of corporate social engagement, CECP: The CEO Force for Good, in association with 

Improving Maternal Health Through Evidence-Based Programs

The Big Questions with Dr. Amy Crockett

Why are you so passionate about maternal health?
Birth is such a powerful transition. When a woman becomes a mother, it's such an important time in her life. By positively impacting that moment—improving her health and impacting outcomes for the baby—you can change the trajectory of both their lives and the family as a whole. Being a part of that is so exciting for me.


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