Dubai Cares’ programme in Kenya harnesses power of technology — Gulf Today AE. | Partnership with Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) is set to impact 106,482 students, 1,317 teachers across 100 schools in Kenya

DUBAI: A Dubai Cares delegation, led by Tariq Al Gurg, Chief Executive Officer at Dubai Cares, part of Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives, has visited Kenya to monitor and evaluate the implementation of its “Transforming Students Learning and Teacher Professional Development through ICT” programme, launched in 2014. The programme, which is being implemented…

1st lady to lobby for equipment|Zambia’s First Lady Esther Lungu was impressed with the facilities at the Aga Khan Hospital heart and cancer surgery center

First Lady Esther Lungu says she will continue to engage President Edgar Lungu for continued upgrade of equipment for cancer treatment in Zambia Mrs. Lungu says it is important that facilities pertaining to treatment of cancer are well equipped. The First Lady was speaking to ZNBC’s Pennipher Nyirenda after touring the Aga Khan University Hospital…

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…

Training nurses to save mothers and babies in East Africa — Rotary org

Rotary scholar Irene Okang’a (second from right) joins classmates at the Aga Khan University graduation ceremony held on the Kenya campus. Okang’a is a neonatal nurse at AIC Kijabe Hospital in Kenya. Photo Credit: Jennifer Huxta Josephine Awor doesn’t need statistics to know Uganda struggles to provide adequate health care to expectant mothers and babies….

DT Dobie Campaigns For Healthier Employees — Coast Week com

Coastweek– WELLNESS – Catherine Gichuhi [left] the DT Dobie Company Nurse takes the blood pressure of Phoebe Morra an Accounts Assistant during a wellness campaign for employees at the organisation. The two day clinic offered free screening for cervical and breast cancer, hypertension, obesity, diabetes and HIV and advice was given on diet and family…

Medical Breakthrough: Pioneering Operation To Treat High Blood Pressure — Coastweek com

Coastweek — Heart specialists at Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi have performed first key-hole operation to treat hypertension in the region. Coastweek — Dr. Mohamed Jeilan, co-Director of Cardiac Services at the HCC, and an Interventional Cardiologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital, led the team of specialists who performed the ground-breaking operation. (…) “Renal…