Aga Khan University graduands urged to utilise knowledge to transform society

Graduands at the Aga Khan University’s convocation ceremony in Nairobi were encouraged to use their skills and knowledge to pursue ambitious, far-reaching initiatives that would impact as many lives as possible. Sixty graduates awarded degrees at the convocation in Nairobi In her speech, Chief Guest Professor Collette Suda, Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education,…

Kenya’s emergency medical services needs major work — The Conversation com | Interview with Benjamin Wachira

Kenya’s striking doctors are telling their horror stories on social media using the hashtag – #MyBadDoctorExperience. Many relate to emergency situations and how doctors are suffering from having to deal with poorly staffed and under-equipped hospitals. The Conversation Africa’s Samantha Spooner asked Benjamin Wachira about the state of the country’s emergency medical services and what…

15 Years of Quality Nursing Education and Healthcare in East Africa — Coast Week com

Coastweek– Deputy Director of Medical Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Pacifica Onyancha [second left], Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust Managing Director Frank Welvaert [second right], Aga Khan Development Network, Kenya Diplomatic Representative Dr. Azim Lakhani [left] and Al-Karim, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Aga Khan University, officially launched a three-day…

State sponsored students to join private universities — Nation co Kenya|President Kenyatta said the move will provide a chance for more students to pursue courses of their choice.

Aga Khan University President Firoz Rasul (right) congratulates a student during a graduation ceremony in February 2016. Kenya Universities and Colleges Central Placement Service (Kuccps)has begun placing 10,000 state-sponsored students in private institutions. FILE PHOTO | JEFF ANGOTE | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In Summary The CEO said he had asked for four weeks to work…

Training to boost number of cancer specialists — Business Daily Africa com

Chief Radiologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Stanley Rutajunara, explains how the linear accelerator machine is used in cancer treatment. File IN SUMMARY The pact between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a top notch cancer centre is also expected to boost cancer treatment. Another programme sponsored by the East…

Children thrill as schools’ music festival kicks off —Standard Madia Co Kenya

Makini School pupils display their trophy after winning the setpiece class. Kindergarten and primary school pupils sang their hearts out in the opening of this year’s Kenya Music Festival in Nairobi yesterday. (PHOTO: GEORGE ORIDO/ STANDARD) (…) “The whole idea is for the children to enjoy themselves,” said Everlyne Muchira, one of the adjudicators, as she…

Kenya: Kidney Transplant Available at Aga Khan University Hospital — Coastweek com| kidney transplant becomes necessary when a patient has chronic kidney disease (CKD) also called kidney failure.

Coastweek– Dr. Ahmed Sokwala, Consultant Physician and Nephrologist Assistant Professor Department of Medicine, Aga Khan University, explains the kidney transplant surgery which is available at the Aga Khan University Hospital. (…) According to the doctor, kidney transplant becomes necessary when a patient has chronic kidney disease (CKD) also called kidney failure. He explained, “This is…

Aga Khan Nursery School, Mombasa K3 Graduation Day — Coast week com

Coastweek — Graduate students honouring the cake cutting [from left] Aarif Bagha, Tracy Chibet and Sufna Eyob. Looking on are the teachers [from left] Ms. Elizabeth Odhuno, Ms. Halima Ganiko, Ms. Everlyne Bosibori and Ms. Anne Kyengo. Coastweek — The Aga Khan Nursery School Mombasa children and staff celebrated a fun and memorable preschool graduation…