Merck Launches Regional Hub in Côte d’Ivoire

From left to right: Chokri Ahmadi, General Manager Ethiopia, Sudan and French Speaking Countries, Dr. Raymonde Goudou Coffie, H.E. Minister of Health and Public Hygiene, Dr. Karim Bendhaou, President of North & West Africa, Dr. Frank Stangenberg-Haverkamp, Chairman of the Executive Board and the Family Board of E. Merck KG, Dr. Claus Auer, the Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Côte d'Ivoire, Yiannis Vlontzos, Head of Intercontinental Region

The affiliate office in Côte d’Ivoire will serve as regional hub for Merck’s operations in French speaking countries in Central and West Africa The German science and technology company donated 2 minilabs to Côte d’Ivoire supporting their fight against counterfeit medicines Merck (, a leading science and technology More...

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