The Merck Foundation TV Program, Our Africa, will now be broadcasting on LNTV in Liberia, AYV in Sierra Leone and ZNBC in Zambia, following its massive success on GH One TV, Ghana; NTV, Uganda and KTN, Kenya.
‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ is a pan-African TV program that was conceptualized, produced, directed, and co-hosted by Senator Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, to feature African Fashion Designers, Singers, and prominent experts from various domains to raise awareness and create a culture shift across Africa.
The TV programme features topics such as Diabetes, Ending Child Marriage, Supporting Girl Education, Women Empowerment, Stopping GBV, Ending FGM and Breaking Infertility Stigma, among other social and health issues affecting the African continent. Brian Mulondo from Uganda co-hosts the TV program.
Sharing her delight, Senator Dr Rasha Kelej, CEO of Merck Foundation, said, “I would like to thank our viewers and Social Media followers for the outstanding feedback we have been receiving for our TV program. I am deeply touched by all the messages we have received on our Social Media appreciating the TV program. ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ TV program aims to contribute to sensitizing communities about different social and health issues such as ending FGM, ending child marriage, stopping GBV, breaking the Infertility stigma, supporting Girl Education, Diabetes awareness and healthy lifestyle, coronavirus awareness, sustainable fashion and more.”
“The TV program has been our effort to reach out to youth and other members of our urban and rural communities to address and raise awareness about a wide range of pressing social and health issues relevant to our continent. I am excited to bring you more seasons of the ‘Our Africa by Merck Foundation’ TV program. So be ready to Get Informed, Get healthy, and Get entertained,” Kelej added.