German Assistance: Tanzanian healthcare gets boost from AKU’s new nursing and midwifery training facility

Tanzanian healthcare gets boost from AKU’s new nursing and midwifery training facility — AKU News The German Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development Dr Gerd Müller, Secretary General of the East African Community Dr Richard Sezibera, Tanzanian Deputy Minister Dr Hamisi Kigwangalla and others at the Salama House.March 31, 2016 ​The Aga Khan University opened…

Aga Khan Development Network celebrates 58th anniversary|East African Assembly Dan Fred Kidega praised Network’s contribution to East African region

The Speaker of the East African Assembly Dan Fred Kidega has praised the Aga Khan Development Network for their contribution to critical development sectors in the East African region. The Speaker of the East African Assembly Dan Fred Kidega has praised the Aga Khan Development Network for their contribution to critical development sectors in the…

Ambassador Georg Schmidt: “No global problem will be solved without Africa” —Intervew by German Information Centre Africa

Ambassador Georg Schmidt, Regional Director for Sub-Saharan Africa and the Sahel in Germany’s Foreign Office, is currently visiting Namibia, Zimbabwe and South Africa. The German Information Centre Africa had the opportunity to interview Ambassador Schmidt during his stay on the continent. © German Information Centre Africa – Georg Schmidt March 30, 2015 Ambassador Schmidt, when…

The Ismaili org: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocations in East Africa

East Africa, 24 February – 2 March 2015 — In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the Aga Khan University’s presence in East Africa, Mawlana Hazar Imam presided over this year’s convocation ceremonies in the region, in his capacity as Chancellor of the university. The ceremonies took place on 24 February in Dar es Salaam,…

Kenya: His Highness the Aga Khan calls on President Kenyatta

Mawlana Hazar Imam and President Kenyatta meet at State House in Nairobi. AKDN / Aziz Islamshah   Nairobi, 2 March 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam met with His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of Kenya at the State House today. It was their first meeting since Kenyatta became President of the country. The meeting followed the…

2015 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony (Nairobi, Kenya) — NanoWisdoms org

As we expand our work in Kenya, one of our highest priorities is to achieve international standards of healthcare especially for non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Another special focus will be neuro-science, where the promises of stem cell technology must be brought massively and competently to Africa. Our overall plan is…

AKU’s (Aga Khan University) growing presence expands the horizons of healthcare in East Africa— The Ismaili org article by Nilufar Ramji

In the past, when an individual was diagnosed with cancer or heart disease, the options for treatment in East Africa were limited. But as the footprint of the Aga Khan University has expanded, new facilities and trained health specialists are making quality care accessible in the region. Cancer screening camps combine the resources Jamati institutions,…

Aga Khan to Tanzania graduates “Like each of you, personally, the University also remembers its heritage on a day like this. That heritage is rooted in the rich history of Islamic intellectual accomplishment …”

His Highness the Aga Khan In the AKU convocation ceremony held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, on 24 February 2015, 37 graduates received the Master of Education degree; three received the Master of Medicine degree; and 18 graduates were conferred with the degree of Bachelor of Science in Nursing. – Photo: AKDN/Z.Ramji (…) As your…

Tanzania gives charter for Aga Khan University — Nation co Kenya

President Jakaya Kikwete with the Aga Khan at State House in Dar es Salaam on February 23, 2015. PHOTO | EMMNAUEL HERMAN | NATION MEDIA GROUP  In Summary The granting of the charter, Mr Kikwete said, opened a new chapter in improving the efforts made by the Aga Khan Foundation and the government of Tanzania…

East African Community-Germany Sign Intergovernmental Agreement on GAVI

As EAC, KfW and AKN Sign Agreement to support Graduate School of Media and Communications East African Community Headquarters, Arusha, 1 December 2014: The Signing ceremony of the Intergovernmental Agreement for the new phase of the GAVI Program in the EAC and the Financing Agreement for the Aga Khan University’s Graduate School for Media and…