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Merck Foundation Calls for Application for Scholarships for Doctors in Critical and Underserved Specialties in Africa and Developing Countries

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India and Monrovia, Liberia – Business Wire India Merck, the charitable arm of Merck KGaA Germany, has announced the call for applications for medical training scholarships for healthcare providers in critical and underserved specialties of medical graduates from Africa and developing countries.

Senator, Dr. Rasha Keelig, CEO, Merck explained: “We strongly believe that building healthcare professional capacity and training healthcare providers is the right strategy for transforming patient care in the public sector in Africa and developing countries. I am pleased to announce the call for applications for grants. Scholarships for young local doctors in many underserved critical medical specialties.Our goal is to provide access to high quality and equitable healthcare solutions through professional capacity building.I feel proud that more than 1,200 doctors from 44 countries have already benefited from Merck Foundation Scholarships in various Critical and underserved areas such as oncology, diabetes, preventive medicine, cardiovascular, endocrinology, sexual and reproductive medicine, acute medicine, respiratory medicine, embryology, fertility specialty, rheumatology, gastroenterology, dermatology, psychiatry, emergency medicine and resuscitation, critical care, pediatric emergency medicine, Neonatology, Advanced Surgical Practice, Pain Management, Urology, General Surgery, Microbiology Clinical and Infectious Diseases, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Trauma and Orthopedics and Neuroimaging Research in Biotechnology in the field of Assisted Reproductive Technologies and more. The Merck Foundation has announced a call for applications for the following online courses: No.

Degree and Duration Online Course Name 1 PG Diploma (1 year) Diabetes 2 PG Diploma (1 year) Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine 3 PG Diploma (1 year) Sexual and Reproductive Medicine 4 PG (1 year) Endocrinology 5 Diploma PG ( 1 year) Respiratory Medicine 6 Diploma PG (1 year) Acute Medicine 7 Diploma PG (1 year) Rheumatology 8 Diploma PG (1 year) Gastroenterology 9 Diploma PG (1 year) Dermatology in clinical practice 10 Diploma PG ( 1 year) Clinical Psychiatry 11 MSc (15 months) Human Assisted Reproduction Biotechnology and Embryology 12 PG Diploma (18 months) Cancer and Clinical Oncology 13 PG Diploma (18 months) Endocrinology & Diabetes 14 PG Diploma (21 months) Emergency Medicine And Resuscitation 15 PG Diploma (21 months) Laparoscopic Surgical Skills 16 MSc (3 years) Psychiatry 17 MSc (2 years) Critical Care 18 MSc (2 years) Advanced Surgical Practice 19 PG Diploma (2 years) Neonatology 20 MSc (2 years) Pain Management 21 Diploma PG (2 years) Pediatrics M edicine 22 ChM (Urology J) (2 years) Urology 23 ChM (General Surgery) (2 years) General Surgery 24 ChM (Trauma and Orthopedics) (2 years) Trauma and Orthopedics 25 Diploma PG (2 years) Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases 26 Diploma PG (2 years) Primary Care Ophthalmology 27 PG Diploma (2 years) Internal Medicine 28 Masters (3 years) Research Neuroimaging How to Apply: • Applications should be submitted to: https://merck-foundation.com/Merck-institution-capabilities-apply-application form Application Deadline: • Scholarship eligibility criteria is December 31, 2021. All Merck Foundation scholarships are awarded to citizens of African countries, developing countries, and disadvantaged communities according to the Global Human Development Index List of Developing Countries. See the link: http://hdr.undp.org/en/content/latest-human-development-index-ranking • The Merck Foundation Scientific Committee and the Academic Partners Scientific Committee will focus on African countries with a particular focus on French-speakers and Portuguese speakers and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), with the aim of building healthcare capacity and transforming patient care into a public sector that is under pressure due to its limited resources. Therefore, applications from Ministries of Health (MOH) or medical societies are preferred. In the case of individual applications, a letter of recommendation from the Ministry of Health or medical associations in these countries will be requested indicating your country’s gap in the specific specialty and the goal of improving access to equitable, high-quality patient care in your community.

• Furthermore, the Merck Foundation Scientific Committee will consider in the selection process the following factors when needed: HDI, population, number of eligible applications received from each country, and the number of scholarships already awarded to each country in such disciplines.

• Furthermore, Merck Foundation plans to offer English language courses to applicants from French and Portuguese speaking African countries and also to Latin American countries, to give them equal opportunity to benefit from specialized online training that is provided in English only (list of online courses mentioned above).

• In the case of on-campus clinical training scholarship offered in India, such as Fertility and Embryology Training and Fellowship in Oncology, translators will be provided to non-English speaking researchers throughout their training programme.

• Ministries of health and medical societies in African and developing countries can submit applications to: info@merck-foundation.com Merck may request a financial statement to prove monthly income – 1 month salary/pay slip or 3-month salary statement or bank statement, for official purposes.

Click the link below to download the Merck Foundation app https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.merck.foundation&hl=ar Join the conversation on the social media platforms below and make your voice heard. Facebook: Merck Foundation Twitter: Merckfoundation YouTube: MerckFoundation Instagram: Merck Foundation Flickr: Merck Foundation Website: www.merck-foundation.com About Merck Foundation Founded in 2017, the Merck Foundation, the charitable arm of Merck KGaA Germany, aims to improve people’s health and well-being and advance their lives through science. and technology. Our efforts primarily focus on improving access to high-quality and equitable healthcare solutions in underserved communities, building healthcare capacity and scientific research and empowering people in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics with a special focus on women and youth. All Merck Foundation press releases are distributed by email at the same time they become available on the Merck Foundation website. Please visit www.merck-foundation.com to read more. To find out more, connect with our social media: Merck Foundation; Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Flickr To view the image, click the link below: Merck Foundation CEO, Senator, Dr. Rasha Clegg with Merck Foundation Alumni PWR PWR

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