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The Dawood Foundation and Aga Khan University partner to boost quality of care for hospitalized COVID-19 patients 2020-07-24

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
Source: 
technologytimes.pk

The Dawood Foundation, the charitable arm of the Dawood Hercules Group, has announced a collaborative project with Aga Khan University (AKU) to build the capacity of frontline healthcare professionals to manage COVID-19 patients across Pakistan.

Aga Khan establishes premium service unit 2020-07-22

The Aga Khan University Hospital
Source: 
.businessdailyafrica.com

The Aga Khan University Hospital has introduced a premium outpatient facility where patients will pay Sh6,000 to see a consultant doctor.

The Sh55 million Peponi Executive and Specialty Clinic located in Westlands will house consultants and comes equipped with diagnostic machines, a laboratory and pharmacy.

The Sh6,000 consultancy fee is nearly triple what the hospital charges for visits to general doctors, but nearly matches what private consultants charge for specialised services.

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha 2020-07-17

Tanzania: Aga Khan Opens 345m/-Health Facility in Kibaha
Source: 
allafrica.com

RESIDENTS of Kibaha District and its environs are expected to get better healthcare services, after the Aga Khan Health Services (Tanzania), opened a 345m/-facility.

It is the first Aga Khan Polyclinic Health Centre in the town which will enable citizens to access quality, safe and affordable services.

The Head of Primary Medical Center in Dar es Salaam, Coast and Eastern Zone, Mr Shakir Bandari said the Aga Khan has invested $ 150,000 (about 345m/-), to build a modern system of providing Radiology services (PACS) and access to specialists through electronic/network--tele consultation.

AGA KHAN HEALTH SERVICE, TANZANIA AND AFD SIGN AN AGREEMENT TO ESTABLISH AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE UNIT IN DAR ES SALAAM AND MWANZA

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Source: 
IPPMedia

Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania and French Development Agency (AFD), in presence of the French Ambassador and Resident Representative of AKDN signed a €300,000 grant agreement to establish infectious diseases units in Dar es Salam and Mwanza; an initiative undertaken by the Aga Khan Health Service, AFD and other partners.

Aga Khan Hospital to offer free COVID-19 tests for inpatients 2020-05-

Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi. /CFM NEWS
Source: 
www.capitalfm.co.ke Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – The Aga Khan University Hospital has started conducting free COVID-19 tests for all in-patients, surgical and day surgery patients, in a precautionary measure aimed at combating the spread of the virus.

The hospital said the move will help it determine the best approach to care for its patients including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) during their admission.

Tanzania, partners sign 14.8 mln USD deal to improve cancer care 2019-12-17

Signing ceremony held at Ocean Road Cancer Institute
Source: 
xinhuanet.com AFRICA

DAR ES SALAAM, Dec. 16 (Xinhua) --Tanzanian government and its two partners, the Aga Khan Health Services and the French Development Agency, on Monday signed a 13.3 million Euros (about 14.8 million U.S. dollars) grant agreement and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve cancer care in the east African nation.

The funding will be run by the Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP), an innovative public-private project aimed at enhancing cancer care in Tanzania.

Amb.Liberat Mfumukeko, Secretary General of the East African Community and Ex-OfficioMember of Parliament met H.H. The Aga Khan

Amb.Liberat Mfumukeko, Secretary General of the East African Community and Ex-OfficioMember of Parliament met H.H. The Aga Khan

2016, November 11: Amb.Liberat Mfumukeko, Secretary General of the East African Community and Ex-OfficioMember of Parliament met H.H. The Aga Khan who agreed to upgrade Dar hospital to 600 beds and extend AKDN Hospitals & Universities to all countries across the region.

The Secretary General of the EAC was in Brussels for a funding meeting at the EU Commission.

Mtanya Matuja: The partnership between AFD and the AKDN

Courtyard of the Aga Khan Hospital Phase II, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. AKDN / Aly Z. Ramji
Source: 
akdn.org

In March 2019, Princess Zahra Aga Khan and the Prime Minister of Tanzania, Hon. Kassim Majaliwa launched the completion of the second phase of a US$ 79.8 million (TZS 183 billion) expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, which will enable the institution to serve over one million patients each year. The expansion was funded by a US$ 53.5 million (TZS 134 billion) loan from the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement - AFD) and a US$ 26.3 million (TZS 58 billion) contribution from the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN).

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
Source: 
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.

Tanzania: Allocate Land to Aga Khan, PM Orders Dodoma City Directo 2019-03-11

Princess Zahra Aga Khan at the Launch of the  Oncology Program at Aga Khan Hospital, DaresSalaam  2009-02-19
Source: 
The Citizen, allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has directed the Dodoma City Council executive director to allocate land specifically for the Aga Khan Development Networks (AKDN) to invest in a bid to, among other things, help the country achieve universal health coverage.

The Premier issued the directive yesterday during the inauguration of the Sh192-billion worth expanded (Phase II) Aga Khan Hospital building in Dar es Salaam, insisting that the government wanted to keep on working closely with the Network to enhance improvement in various key sectors.

Majaliwa: We’re confident of performance of Aga Khan Development Network

Princess Zahra Aga Khan attended in Dar es Salaam, the Inauguration of the Phase II of the Aga Khan Hospital  2019-03-09
Source: 
thecitizen.co.tz

Dar es Salaam. The government is confident of the performance of over 100 years of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in economic, social and cultural arenas in Tanzania.

Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has said that said today March 9, 2019 during the inauguration of the Sh192 billion (Phase II) expansion building of the Aga Khan Hospital-Dar es Salaam that the government would continue to work closely with the network to enhance improvement in all key sectors.

Princess Zahra inaugurates Phase II of The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam 2019-03-09

The R.H. Kassim M. Majaliwa (MP), Prime Minister of the United Republic of #Tanzania, and Princess Zahra  2019-03-09

The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam - Phase II will be inaugurated on Saturday 9 March 2019 in the presence of Princess Zahra and His Excellency, the Honourable Kassim M. Majaliwa (MP), Prime Minister of the United Republic of Tanzania.

University of Washington and Aga Khan University sign agreement to further population health, research, service and education 20

Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Salwa Aga Khan (representing the Aga Khan Development Network), UW President Ana Mari Cauce,

Seattle, USA, 4 March 2019 - The University of Washington today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan University to codify partnership activities already underway and to leverage complementary strengths to further expand research, service and education in low- and middle-income countries.

Aga Khan Hospital Laboratory Gets Accreditation from College of American Pathologists 2018-12-11

Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi
Source: 
www.busiweek.com

NAIROBI – The Aga Khan University Hospital Laboratory, Nairobi, Kenya has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The CAP accreditation is a global recognition for the excellence of the services provided by the Hospitals Laboratory.

Aga Khan launches key training programme

Princess Zahra speaking at the Launch of the Oncology Programme of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam 2014-01-27
Source: 
www.thecitizen.co.tz

Dar es Salaam — The Aga Khan School of Nursing and Midwifery has initiated a training programme--Respectful Maternity Care--with a view to providing skills to nurses, midwives and clinical officers in public hospitals, dispensaries and health centres.

The programme was launched yesterday with more than 50 trainees including nurses, midwives and clinical officers from Ilala and Temeke district councils in Dar es Salaam city.

Agha Khan University Hospital invests Ksh600 million to fight cancer

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Source: 
www.busiweek.com

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi has announced that it has invested more than KES 600 million to become the first hospital in the region to introduce a state-of-the-art technology that will improve the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, heart disease and other diseases.
The Positron Emission Tomography-Computed Tomography (PET-CT) scanner and Cyclotron is the first such scanner in East and Central Africa. It enables physicians to study the body in extraordinary detail, allowing them to diagnose diseases early and plan the most effective course of treatment.

Aga Khan aquires state of the art cancer screening machine

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, Kenya  2017-12-20

Agha Khan University Hospital. [Photo/softkenya.com]

The Agha Khan hospital has acquired a state of the art cancer screening machine, the first of its kind in Kenya.

This comes in the wake of mounting cases of cancer in the country.
The Positron Emission Tomography (PET) CT scanner and Cyclotron has the ability to detect cancer and specifying its stage.

Agha Khan is expected to launch the machine March next year after training of the staff.
619 million shillings was used to acquire it and its expected to save patients the trouble of traveling abroad in search of screening services.

The AKUH:Turning kenya into global medical hub

Doctors perform an operation at the Aga Khan University Hospital’s Heart Centre. FILE PHOTO | NMG 
Source: 
businessdailyafrica.com

The world watches in bewilderment as the US Senate fumbles all its attempts to revise the American healthcare system and erase former President Obama’s legislative legacy.


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