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Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at Dar es Salaam foundation stone laying for Cancer Care Centre 2022-04-10

Princess Zahra Aga Khan addressing the gathering at the foundation stone laying ceremony of the cancer care centre at Aga Khan H
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akdn.org

Honourable Ummy Mwalimu, Honourable Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania,

Ms Stephanie Mouen, Country Director, Agence Française de Développement,

President and Vice Chancellor of AKU and fellow members of AKU Board of Trustees,

Distinguished Guests, Ladies, Gentlemen and Friends,

Jambo and Karibu and Ramadan Kareem

Foundation stone laid for Tanzanian cancer care centre, 1.7m to benefit 2022-04-10

Honorable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania and Princess Zahra laid the foundation stone

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 10 April 2022 – The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam laid the foundation stone for its state-of-the-art cancer care centre, which will serve as a key hub for the innovative Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP). The Project, launched by the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) in January 2020, has the goal of reducing cancer morbidity and mortality in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza.

Bugando receives gear from Aga Khan, AFD 2022-03-14

Project manager, Dr Harrison Chuwa with AKF and AFD officials at Bugando hospital in Mwanza Region
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The Citizen

Mwanza. The Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) in collaboration with the French Development Agency (AFD) last week handed over a breast cancer screening machine worth Sh800 million to Bugando Medical Centre (BMC).

The machine was procured under a four-year Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer project which is under the two development agencies, according to the project manager, Dr Harrison Chuwa.

The inauguration of the machine was held at Bugando hospital in Mwanza Region where over 20 people would be diagnosed.

Aga Khan Hospitals Get Sh290mn Grant From PROPARCO To Boost Healthcare Access 2022-02-15

The project will provide financial support to scale up oxygen supply and critical care capacity in Mombasa and Kisumu counties.
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www.capitalfm.co.ke

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 16 – The Aga Khan hospitals in East Africa have received a Sh290 million grant from Proparco, the private sector financing arm of AFD Group, the French Development Agency to increase access to health care services by boosting oxygen supply and supporting needy patients with quality care.

The grant will benefit the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi and the Aga Khan Hospitals in Mombasa, Kisumu and Dar-es-Salaam including ninety-four outreach and medical centres of the Aga Khan Health Services in Kenya and Tanzania.

Aga Khan, Muhimbili hospitals conduct free reconstructive surgeries on 24 women 2021-12-03

The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam. PHOTO | FILE
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thecitizen.co.tz The Citizen

Dar es Salaam. The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam in collaboration with the Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), has performed free reconstructive surgery to 24 women and girls with deformities that resulted from violence, burns and accidents.

Apart from the two hospitals, the surgeries were also carried out in collaboration with Reconstructing Women International (RWI).
The surgeries were done during the sixth camp at the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam which was launched from on November 29 and set to be completed on December 4, 2021.

Aga Khan Hospital accredited as a centre of excellence in acute stroke management 2021-06-04

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi
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Capital News Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya June 4 – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has been accredited as a Centre of Excellence for the management of Acute Primary Stroke, becoming the first hospital in Africa to achieve this certification.

The accreditation was granted by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the recognized global leader in health quality standards, following a rigorous Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) audit conducted in May 2021.

50-bed Aga Khan Medical Centre opened in Gilgit 2016-05-26

Princess Zahra and Prince Rahim visit Gilgit and inaugurate health centre    2016-05-25
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DAWN - Pakistan

KARACHI: Princess Zahra Aga Khan and Prince Rahim Aga Khan inaugurated a 50-bed medical centre in Gilgit on Tuesday.

According to a media release, the Aga Khan Medical Centre was established to provide health care in large underserved areas and to complement the government’s efforts to attain the sustainable development goals in health.

The facility — the Gilgit Centre — would provide high quality diagnostic and secondary health care and connect the Gilgit hub through a digital health network to clinics in Singal, Gupis, Aliabad, Soust, Booni and Garamchashma, it added.

A Kenya Hospital Merges Quality and Efficiency with Mission 2017-04-27

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, which has Joint Commission International accreditation, is used as a benchmark by other h
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globalhealth.com

What does it take to become an effective healthcare facility in Africa, where much of the continent is marked by extraordinary needs and limited resources? In a series of profiles, GHCi’s Alex Freedman looks at operations and management strategies at three standout Africa hospitals, in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. This profile is the first in the series.

Ismaili Imamat donates Da Vinci Surgical System to Centro Hospitalar Universitario de Lisboa Central 2019-11-08

Portuguese President His Excellency Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa conveys to His Highness the Aga Khan, his pleasure at the excellent
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akdn.org

Lisbon, Portugal, 8 November 2019 - His Excellency the President of the Portuguese Republic, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, today inaugurated the state-of-the-art robotics surgical technology in the presence of His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (hereditary Spiritual Leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims at Lisbon’s Curry Cabral Hospital.

Ismaili Imamat donates medical equipment to University Hospital in Lisbon 2019-11-08

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa inaugurate the Ismaili Imamat’s donation of a Da Vinci surgical system
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AKU

On 8 November, 2019 His Highness the Aga Khan was joined by His Excellency, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, President of the Portuguese Republic for the inauguration of the Ismaili Imamat’s donation of a surgical robot system to one of Portugal’s largest medical universities, the Centro Hospitalar Universitario de Lisboa Central. The Minister of Health, Madame Marta Temido, government officials, diplomats, and leaders of the Aga Khan Development Network and the Ismaili Imamat were also in attendance.

Africa: Aga Khan Building Capacity for E. Africa Healthcare Professionals 2019-03-12

Princess Zahra with Prime Minister Majaliwa for Phase 2 of DaresSalaam Hospital   2019-03-09
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allafrica.com

There is need for capacity building Tanzania health sector to increase the number of healthcare practitioners as well as the quality of medical equipment and facilities as well. Short of increasing and improving the number of healthcare providers, then the country will continue to suffer grave loss of manpower due to pervasiveness of otherwise treatable diseases.

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Opening of the phase II expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam 2019-03-09

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akdn.org

Your Excellency Honorable Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania
Honourable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Hon. Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children, the United Republic of Tanzania
Ambassador Clavier,
Mr Christian Yoka, Regional Director, Agence Francaise de Developpement
Distinguished Guests, Ladies, Gentlemen and Friends

Today is indeed a momentous day for the Aga Khan Development Network as we celebrate the inauguration of the Phase II expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam.

SPEECH AT THE DINNER IN HONOUR OF THE PRESIDENT UNITED REPUBLIC OF TANZANIA

Hazar Imam, Begum Salimah and Prince Amyn Mohammed at the Dinner with the President of Tanzania

Mr President, Ministers, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen,

I am delighted to welcome you here this evening and to be able to reciprocate the generous and warm hospitality which you, Mr President, extended yesterday; I would also like to express my appreciation for the welcome given to us by CCM and Government Leaders and officials since our arrival. Both my wife, Begum Salimah and my brother, Prince Amyn, join me in these sentiments.

Speech by Her Highness Princess Zahra Aga Khan-1998-08-26

Princess Zahra Aga Khan delivering the keynote address at the International Association for Volunteer Effort World Conference

Honourable Ralph Klein, Premier of Alberta
Honourable Shirely McClellan, Minister for Community Development
Mr. Krishan Joshee, Chairman of the Wild Rose Foundation
Mr. Kenn Allen, President of the International Association for Volunteer Effort
Delegates and participants in the International Association for Volunteer Effort 1998 Conference
Distinguished Guests:


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