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Aga Khan Hospital accredited as a centre of excellence in acute stroke management 2021-06-04

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi
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Capital News Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya June 4 – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has been accredited as a Centre of Excellence for the management of Acute Primary Stroke, becoming the first hospital in Africa to achieve this certification.

The accreditation was granted by the Joint Commission International (JCI), the recognized global leader in health quality standards, following a rigorous Clinical Care Program Certification (CCPC) audit conducted in May 2021.

H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with the Governments of Kenya and Uganda 1992-04-22

H.H. The Aga Khan and President Arap Moi of Kenya

1992, April 22: 5-day visit to Uganda and Kenya. H.H. The Aga Khan, Mowlana Shah Karim signed Accords with both Governments. The Accords acknowledge the Aga Khan Development Network's contribution in the region. At the signing ceremony in Nairobi, President Moi of Kenya commended the institutions of the Development Network for actively serving Kenya in the fields of education and health for more than 50 years. "They were among the pioneers who opened up their institutions to people of all races and religion long before independence" Moi said.
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State receives Covid-19 testing kits worth Ksh 44m from Aga Khan 2021-04-07

s. Susan Mochache, Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health receives a donation of over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits from M
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kbc.co.ke/state

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has donated over 20,000 Covid-19 testing kits valued at Ksh 44 million to the Ministry of Health to boost its Covid-19 response.

The donation is financed by the German government through a grant offered by the German Development Bank (KFW) to AKUH,N and the Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa, to boost their Covid-19 response and support the public health system.

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad 1937-03-01

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Ismaili Leaders in Kenya welcome Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah for the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the Imamat

Aga Khan University becomes first academic entity in Africa to gain ACGME-I accreditation

Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi. PHOTO | COURTESY
Source: 
Citizen Digital

Aga Khan University has become the first in Africa and South Asia to be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education International (ACGME-I).

The university’s departments that were accredited are the Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) in Nairobi and Karachi.

“The sponsoring institution applications from Aga Khan University in Karachi and Nairobi were awarded initial accreditation in a peer driven review process,” said ACGME-I Executive Director Lorraine Lewis.

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah weighed in gold amounting to 23,000 pounds sterling   1937-03-01

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

Golden Jubilee of Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah in Nairobi

Mowlana Sultan Muhammad weighed in gold worth 23,000 pounds sterling  1937-03-01

The Golden Jubilee of the assumption of the gadi of Imamat by Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was celebrated in Nairobi in March 1, 1937 when Mowlana Sultan Muhammad Shah was weighed against gold valued at British pounds 23,000 for the second time. Here is a colour plate of that historic scene which attracted over 18,000 people from different countries. Mr. A.C. Wade, the Governor of Kenya (seen in blue suit) performed the weighing ceremony

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Aga Khan Hospital Nairobi And Aga Khan Health Services EA Receive Sh720mn Grant To Boost COVID-19 Response 2020-11-05

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capitalfm.co.ke

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov 5 – Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH, N), and the Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa have received a Sh720 million grant from the German Government to boost their COVID-19 response and support the public health system.

Aga Khan Academy Bags 5 Gold Medals 2020-10-05

Aga Khan Academy students at the Golden Climate Science Fair awards ceremony. Seen [from left] Godfrey Kokeyo, Yasin Ghani (10),
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coastweek.com

Coastweek-- 26 countries, 146 projects, over 200 participants, 5 categories, and 6 students. These are only a few statistics about the recent Golden Climate International Environmental Project Olympiad, held in Nairobi from Tuesday 29th April to Friday 2nd May.

The Aga Khan Academy Mombasa, an education centre that promotes holistic learning and international leadership participated in the fourth annual edition of the Golden Climate Science Competition, held by the Light Academy Schools in Nairobi.

German insurer buys into Jubilee Holdings 2020-09-30

Jubilee Holdings chairman Nizar Juma (L) Allianz Africa CEO Coenraad Vroliik (R) Image: COURTESY
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the-star.co.ke The Star

The African subsidiary of the global insurer and asset manager Allianz plans to buy an eight per cent stake in Kenya’s Jubilee Holding Plc (JHL

The offer, subject to regulatory approvals, will see the Germany based firm acquire a controlling stake of between 51 and 66 per cent in Jubilee’s General Insurance business Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Burundi and Mauritius, forming Jubilee-Allianz General Insurance Limited.

JHL will retain ownership of its Life and Pensions operations and its Medical insurance business in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

First model Teachers’ academy opens in East Africa  2020-09-23

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Source: 
The Citizen, thecitizen.co.tz

The Teachers’ Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University’s first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Nairobi — A teachers' excellence training academy, the first one of its kind in East Africa, has today, September 23, 2020, opened its doors, thanks to the Aga Khan University (AKU).

The Teachers' Academy is set to bring a new experience in teaching in higher education. It will be Aga Khan University's first interdisciplinary academies of its kind in the region.

Aga Khan Hospital to offer free COVID-19 tests for inpatients 2020-05-

Aga Khan Hospital in Nairobi. /CFM NEWS
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www.capitalfm.co.ke Capital News

NAIROBI, Kenya, May 21 – The Aga Khan University Hospital has started conducting free COVID-19 tests for all in-patients, surgical and day surgery patients, in a precautionary measure aimed at combating the spread of the virus.

The hospital said the move will help it determine the best approach to care for its patients including the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs) during their admission.

Inside the plan to build a world class Aga Khan University Hospital in Kenya 2020-03-27

The Aga Khan University Hospital chief executive officer Shawn Bolouki during the interview on March 3, 2020. PHOTO | DIANA NGIL
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businessdailyafrica.com Business Daily

As the Aga Khan University Hospital marks its 60th anniversary this year, it has invested in technology and management systems to enable it meet the changing healthcare needs and retain its position in the club of the few hospitals in Africa to be accredited by world renowned bodies such as the Joint Commission and College of American Pathologists.

Prince Rahim visits East Africa to evaluate AKDN’s response to environmental sustainability and climate change 2020-03-07

Prince Rahim Aga Khan, Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee, addresses AKDN agencies during East Africa visit

In early March, Prince Rahim, accompanied by his wife, Princess Salwa, visited Kenya and Tanzania, to better understand the plans and responses of the various institutions and agencies of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) towards environmental sustainability and climate action.

Prince Rahim’s visit to Kenya took place in his capacity as Chair of the AKDN Environment and Climate Committee (ECC), which was recently established to develop a policy framework on priorities related to the environment and climate change for implementation by AKDN globally.

A Kenya Hospital Merges Quality and Efficiency with Mission 2017-04-27

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, which has Joint Commission International accreditation, is used as a benchmark by other h
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globalhealth.com

What does it take to become an effective healthcare facility in Africa, where much of the continent is marked by extraordinary needs and limited resources? In a series of profiles, GHCi’s Alex Freedman looks at operations and management strategies at three standout Africa hospitals, in Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. This profile is the first in the series.

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1964-12-25 Platinum Jubilee Hospital, Nairobi Kenya extension opening

How Kenyatta's Control of Nation Media Was Thwarted

Mzee Jomo Kenyatta speaking with His Highness The Aga Khan. The latter was put between a rock and a hard place when Kenyatta sug
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www.kenyans.co.ke

Kenya’s first president, Mzee Jomo Kenyatta, once tried to get one of his relatives to control the Nation Media Group.

In a 2010 book titled The Birth of a Nation: The Story of a Newspaper in Kenya, Gerard Loughran, a former senior editor at the Daily Nation, narrates what transpired after Kenyatta made a proposition for one of his kinsmen to lead the firm.

After the Aga Khan opened Serena Hotel in a ceremony attended by Kenya’s founding father on February 16, 1976, Mzee introduced the businessman to his chosen candidate.

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Hazar Imam with President Jomo Kenyatta of Kenya in 1970s


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