FOR OVER A CENTURY, MERCK HAS TAKEN ON THE MOST URGENT GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGES

OUR HISTORY AND VALUES

For over a century, Merck has taken on the most urgent global health challenges, including diabetes, HIV/AIDS and cervical cancer. Maternal mortality is no exception.

MERCK’S COMMITMENT TO GLOBAL HEALTH

Merck for Mothers builds on this legacy by implementing programs, partnerships and solutions so no woman dies giving life.

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OUR EXPERTISE

Every day, Merck employees contribute their business and scientific expertise to the challenge of maternal mortality.



global health fellows

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employee ambassadors

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expert advisors

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hours contributed



PROGRAM LEADERSHIP

Our team is dedicated to achieving our vision of a world where no woman dies giving life.



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DR. MARY-ANN ETIEBET

Lead and Executive Director

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MR. MARK ALLEN

Director of Strategic Partnerships

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MR. TEMITAYO (TAYO) EROGBOGBO

Director of Advocacy

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MR. SCOTT HIGGINS

Director of Operations

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MS. POMPY SRIDHAR

India Director

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MR. JEFFREY JACOBS

Director of Product Innovation & Market Access

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MS. IYADUNNI OLUBODE

Consultant, Nigeria Director

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MR. JOHN READING

Contracts Manager

ADVISORY BOARD

Solving the issue of maternal mortality requires all of our skills and expertise. Our Advisory Board members bring varied backgrounds and strengths to help us create solutions that save women’s lives.

PROFESSOR UCHE AMAZIGO

Retired Director, African Programme for Onchocerciasis Control
World Health Organisation

PROFESSOR GWYNETH HELEN LEWIS

Retired Professor, Lead for International Women’s Health Research
Institute for Women’s Health, University College London

DR. IAIN BARTON

Managing Director
Imperial Health Sciences

DR. MARY D'ALTON

Willard C. Rappleye Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons
Director of Services at the Sloane Hospital for Women, New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

DR. FRANCE DONNAY

Consultant, Women’s Health
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

MS. ANURADHA GUPTA

Deputy CEO
GAVI Alliance

MR. DANA HOVIG

Director, Integrated Delivery, Global Development
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

DR. ANA LANGER

Professor, Department of Global Health and Population Harvard School of Public Health Coordinator, Dean’s Special Initiative on Women and Health Director, Maternal Health Task Force

DR. MUHAMMAD ALI PATE

Adjunct Professor of Global Health
Duke University Global Health Institute

DR. NDOLA PRATA

Professor in Residence, Maternal and Child Health
Fred H. Bixby Endowed Chair in Population and Family Planning Director, Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley

MS. JOY PHUMAPHI

Executive Secretary
African Leaders Malaria Alliance

DR. JOHN W. TOWNSEND

Director, Country Strategy
Population Council

HELP US END MATERNAL DEATHS

We can end preventable maternal deaths in our lifetime, but we can’t do it alone. Together, we are inventing programs, partnerships, and solutions to move the needle on this global challenge. Join us.

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