Newton-Utafiti Fund: New grant set to widen impact of University’s health research | Links in science and innovation between the UK and Kenya

AKU’s Faculty of Health Sciences in East Africa has won a grant from the Newton-Utafiti Fund, a collaborative partnership to strengthen links in science and innovation between the UK and Kenya, to conduct a health research workshop that will bring together researchers from the two countries. Prof. William Macharia, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Health…

‘Digital solutions for village teachers in East Africa’ Solar-powered tablets and mobile phone text messaging are one of the source of Improving the quality of teaching

The Aga Khan University (AKU)’s Institute for Educational Development, East Africa, based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania has pioneered the use of inexpensive tablet computers to address one of the biggest challenges in African education: how to quickly and cost-effectively improve the quality of teaching. Recognizing the correlation between the quality of teacher education and…

His Highness the Aga Khan intends to extend major hospital centers in all the countries of the East African Community – Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda in addition to Burundi and Sudan

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His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan with Libérât Mfumukeko, the Secretary General of the East African Community (EAC). The Secretary General of the EAC was in Brussels for a funding meeting at the European Commission. (Image credit: Bwiza) Brussels, Belgium – November 11,2016: His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan having a…

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…

Ismaili Imamat – Graduate School of Media and Communications: Making a lasting difference in East Africa and beyond — Photos and Videos

Geography: Kenya Agency: Aga Khan University Area :Education, Media Planning for the Graduate School of Media and Communications (GSMC) began in 2007 with a thinking group on Media Studies comprised of leading academics and practicing professionals. Their work was driven by two key insights: (1) that the media scene in East Africa is rapidly diversifying, with traditional print,…

Aga Khan graduates urged to change society — Monitor Co Uganda| Plans to invest more than US$ 1 billion in the region|Watch video on NTV Uganda

Mr Firoz Rasul (R), the President of Aga Khan University, congratulates graduates during the university’s convocation ceremony at Kampala Serena Conference Centre yesterday. A total of 78 students graduated with Diplomas in General Nursing, Bachelors of Science in Nursing degrees and Masters of Education. PHOTO BY RACHEAL AJWANG.   Kampala- Health and education graduates from the…

Aga Khan University: Upcoming convocation ceremonies in East Africa

Tanzania Convocation Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Uganda Convocation Thursday, February 26, 2015 Kenya Convocation Monday, March 2, 2015​​​​​ ***** Convocation Convocation is more than just a formal ceremony for the conferral of degrees and diplomas; it’s the recognition of a longstanding tradition whereby the University community – students, faculty, staff and alumni – applaud your…

Aga Khan University graduates 823 Ugandan head teachers — New Vision Uganda article by John Agaba

The Agha Khan University Institute of Educational Development in East Africa yesterday awarded Certificates in Educational Leadership and Management programme to 823 Ugandan Secondary School head teachers. Ministry of Education and sports Director basic and secondary /HIV AIDS sector co-coordinator Yusuf K Nsubuga (right) receiving one of the certificates from Aga Khan University Institute Education…

PM: Thanks for good causes keen on partner ship — The Citizen Tanzania

Prime Minister, Mizengo Pinda and President of his Highness Price Aga Khan Shia Imami Islaili Council for Tanzania, Jehangir Bhaloo (Centre) cut the ribbon to launch the Rays of Light Exhibition in Dar es Salaam yesterday. PHOTO|VENANCE NESTORY  In Summary He was speaking at the launch of the Rays of Light exhibition organised by the…

The Citizen Tanzania: Govt showers aga khan network with praise

Aga Khan University member of the Board of Trustees Yusuf Keshavjee presents a certificate of Bachelor of Science in Nursing to Ms Joyce Rugemalila during the graduation ceremony held in the city on Wednesday. PHOTO|FIDELIS FELIX  Dar es Salaam. Education and Vocational Training ministry permanent secretary, Prof Sifuni Mchome, has described the work by the…

Daily News Tanzania: New varsity campus in pipeline

THE Aga Khan University (AKU) in Dar es Salaam plans to begin construction of a permanent Educational development campus by the end of this year. Speaking during the Ninth Convocation Ceremony of AKU in Tanzania, that was held at Diamond Jubilee Hall, Dr Gren Moran, Provost AKU, said the Institute for Educational Development in Dar…

Daily Nation Kenya: Aga Khan Hospital bags top award

Nuclear medicine technologist Patricia Mbaabu scanning images of a patient using the DXA bone density image scanner at the Aga Khan University Hospital. The Aga Khan University’s ultrasound department has been granted “centre of excellence” status by the World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology. Photo/FREDRICK ONYANGO     By Nation Reporter The Aga Khan…