Princess Zahra inaugurates Aga Khan Hospital Phase II expansion in Dar es Salaam | Video Opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam – Phase II

Earlier today, Princess Zahra visited the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam and joined His Excellency Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of Tanzania, to preside over the inauguration of Phase II of its expansion programme. The event was also attended by the Honourable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; Frédéric…

USA: Medicare for All – How Can We Pay for It? — The Real News com | Prof. Robert Pollin and Michael Lighty discuss the findings of a new study by the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst

Prof. Robert Pollin and Michael Lighty discuss the findings of a new study by the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst. The study finds Medicare for All could reduce total healthcare spending by 10 percent, while creating stable access to good care and improving the health of all U.S. residents Contextual Content The Study:…

Nairobi: Governor proposes new Sonko Pumwani Maternity Hospital | Aga Khan University Hospital will provide additional doctors, nurses and support staff, at no cost, for two years

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has announced plans for a “new look” ‘Sonko Pumwani Maternity Hospital and College of Nursing and Midwifery’ that he says will stand next to the troubled facility in Nairobi County. Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko with acting county health executive Charles Kerich and other officials during a meeting on the proposed Sonko…

The Lancet Series: Canada’s global leadership on health | Join Aga Khan Foundation the Lancet, and the University of Toronto…

On Friday February 23, 2018, The Lancet, the world’s leading medical journal, published its first-ever Series on Canada. The series examines the country’s health system and global health role, and aims to spark debate about Canada’s legacy and future health leadership for the world. Join Aga Khan Foundation Canada, The Lancet, and the University of…

Aga Khan University has Rs 103 billion annual economic impact in Pakistan

The Aga Khan University announced today the results of a landmark study which found that AKU has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs 103 billion, or US$ 1 billion, supporting 42,000 jobs. The study also reports that AKU’s spending has a multiplier effect, with every rupee of its direct gross value added generating…

Two Dar es Salaam Hospitals to undertake reconstructive surgery — IPP Media com

Two Dar es Salaam-based hospitals, the Aga Khan and Muhimbili National Hospital, have partnered with the Women for Women Programme of the International Society for Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery to offer free reconstructive surgery in the country. The two-year project will see an initial 35 women and children with deformities resulting from violence, burns…

Latest video on Aga Khan to build ultra-modern hospital in Kampala

Published on 17 Dec 2015 The Aga Khan University is to build a state-of-the-art hospital in Kampala to improve the quality of healthcare in the country. The government has provided 60 acres of land in Nakawa, near the capital, where the hospital will be built. President Museveni presided over the ground-breaking ceremony earlier today in…

Commission reveals women’s contribution to global health care|In Pakistan, the Lady Health Workers programme has long been the backbone of the primary health care…-Professor Bhutta

June 5, 2015 ​Published in The Lancet, a major new commission on women and health has found that women are contributing nearly five per cent (around $3 trillion) to global health care, but nearly half of this is unpaid and unrecognised. The Commission, which brought together leading thinkers, heads of programmes, and activists from around…