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Opening of the New Aga Khan University Hospital’s Nakawa Specialty Centre opens in Uganda

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The unveiling of the Aga Khan University Hospital’s Nakawa Specialty Centre marks a significant stride in Uganda’s healthcare landscape, offering a diverse range of specialized outpatient services. Nestled along the Old Port Bell Road, this pioneering facility, situated on the inaugural Aga Khan University campus in Kampala, delivers vital services including chemotherapy, dialysis, and cutting-edge diagnostic imaging such as CT scans, mammography, neurophysiology, and ultrasound.

New Aga Khan University Hospital’s Nakawa Specialty Centre opens in Uganda 2024-04-27

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https://examiner.co.ug/

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The new Aga Khan University Hospital’s Nakawa Specialty Centre in Kampala, Uganda, offers a wide range of specialized outpatient services, aiming to provide high-quality healthcare closer to home.

Aga Khan, UCI top in cancer care – report 2023-05-08

Health minister Jane Ruth Aceng, head of pediatrics cancer department of Uganda Cancer Institute Joyce Kambugu, and pediatric ca
Source: 
www.monitor.co.ug

Aga Khan University Hospital is the best cancer treatment centre in East Africa in terms of uninterrupted access to essential cancer drugs, a new international study has revealed.

The hospital scored highly for both public and private care.

However, the Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) emerged as public health facility in terms of availability of cancer drugs.

Speech by Princess Zahra Aga Khan inaugurates construction of the Aga Khan University Hospital, Kampala, Uganda 2023-04-27

Princess Zahra Aga Khan and First Lady Janet Museveni
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Princess Zahra Aga Khan made the following remarks in Kampala, Uganda on the occasion of the construction of the Aga Khan University Hospital
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April 27, 2023

Reporter - "Princess Zahra said the 60 acres of land, a donation from the government, is a gesture that will not be taken for granted and will ensure the facilities are operational in the next two years."

Princess Zahra at the establishment of construction of the Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala, Uganda 2023-04-28

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Princess Zahra attended a commencement ceremony for the Aga Khan University’s Kampala campus today — marking the start of an exciting new chapter in its history, as the University establishes a long-term future in Uganda.

Construction is underway on a new 60-acre Aga Khan University (AKU) campus in Uganda’s bustling capital, signifying a pivotal milestone in the University’s 40-year history.

Princess Zahra and The Honourable Janet K. Museveni, First Lady of Uganda unveil a plaque commemorating the commencement of cons

Princess Zahra and The Honourable Janet K. Museveni, First Lady of Uganda unveil a plaque commemorating the commencement of cons

Princess Zahra attended a commencement ceremony for the Aga Khan University’s Kampala campus today — marking the start of an exciting new chapter in its history, as the University establishes a long-term future in Uganda.

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the.ismaili

Construction starts on Kampala Campus of Aga Khan University Hospital Uganda 2023-04-28

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Princess Zahra attended a commencement ceremony for the Aga Khan University’s Kampala campus today — marking the start of an exciting new chapter in its history, as the University establishes a long-term future in Uganda.

Construction is underway on a new 60-acre Aga Khan University (AKU) campus in Uganda’s bustling capital, signifying a pivotal milestone in the University’s 40-year history.

Aga Khan University set to open in 2025 2023-04-28

The artistic impression of the Aga Khan University Kampala Campus. PHOTS: FRANK BAGUMA
Source: 
www.monitor.co.ug

The Aga Khan University (AKU) in Kampala, whose construction was launched yesterday, will open doors to its pioneer students in two years.
Dr Sulaiman Shahabuddin, the university president, said the multi-million dollar education and health complex located in Nakawa Division will be ready by 2025, enabling students to be admitted the same year.

Uganda’s Education minister Janet Museveni and Princes Zahra Aga Khan, a daughter of His Highness and trustee of Aga Khan University, launched the project and engineering works at a colourful on-site ceremony yesterday.

Aga Khan hailed for setting up social services on Kibuli Hill 2023-04-17

Volunteers from the Esmaili Civic Uganda hand over food donations to needy people in Kibuli, Kampala yesterday. PHOTO | STEPHEN
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www.monitor.co.ug

The Kibuli Muslim faction has hailed the Aga Khan for funding the construction of the Kibuli Mosque, which has in turn produced institutions such as Kibuli hospital, schools and other social services.

They said this yesterday while receiving donations of food and clothing from the Esmaili Community.

“Every time you come here, we receive you with a lot of honour and gratitude because of the foundation the Aga Khan planted here. Badru Kakungulu donated 80 acres of land for construction of institutions, which would later benefit many Ugandans,” he said.

Aga Khan Foundation supports people living with albinism 2023-02-27

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Kampala
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NTV Uganda

The Albinism Umbrella, an Organisation working with persons with Albinism around the country, has asked government, the European Union, and the Aga Khan Foundation to extend research on albinism, beyond Kampala. Olive Namutebi, the Chief Executive Officer of Albinism Umbrella Uganda, says the 142 million shillings received from the European Union through the Aga Khan Foundation to support their community during the Covid-19 pandemic, enabled them to provide relief to those affected. The call came as the Aga Khan Foundation-supported people living with Albinism at a medical camp in Wakiso.

Speech by His Highness The Aga Khan at the Foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy, Kampala 2007-08-22

H.H. the Aga Khan expresses his vision for the Academies during the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the Aga Khan Academy Kam
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akdn.org

Your Excellency Vice President Professor Gilbert Bukenya,
The Right Honourable Speaker,
The Right Honourable Prime Minister,
Your Worship the Mayor,
Honourable Ministers,
Excellencies,
Distinguished Guests,

It is a very great joy for me to be here today, and I am most grateful to the Vice President - and all of you - for joining us. This is indeed a special celebration - in a truly magnificent setting.

100 schools to benefit from Aga Khan project 2021-05-26

Pupils of St Peters Primary School, Katwe, Kampala, attend lessons at the school on March 10, 2020. PHOTO/JAMES KABENGWA.
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Daily Monitor Uganda

The Schools2030 project is aimed at empowering schools to achieve the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (SDG 4), aimed at ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education thereby promoting lifelong learning opportunities for all. Ms Janat Namatovu, the AKF Schools2030 project coordinator, explained that the project is aimed at supporting teachers through “human centred design thinking” approach.

Aga Khan opens Uganda media innovations centre 2021-03-15

Mr Charles Lwanga Auk, the commissioner telecoms and posts at the Ministry of ICT and National Guidance, cuts cake during the la
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Daily Monitor

The Aga Khan University Graduate School of Media and Communications has said the media innovations centre, which was commissioned last Friday, is aimed at shaping the future of the media industry in the country.

In an email response on Friday, Prof Lawrence Pintak, the dean of Graduate School of Media and Communications, said the Media Challenge Initiative Media Hub is a regional project that supports innovators and explores new ideas and opportunities to support the mainstream media transition to the next phase.

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Hazar Imam receives the Pearl of Uganda Award during the Diamond Jubilee visit 2017-10-09

Aga-Khan meets with President Museveni of Uganda

Aga-Khan meets with President Museveni of Uganda

Museveni welcomes The Aga Khan to Uganda at State House. PHOTO PPU. The Aga Khan arrived to attend the 55th Uhuru celebrations

Nurses and midwives are the heart of healthcare 2020-01-03

Amin Mawji, OBE, is the Diplomatic Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network based in Kampala.
Source: 
Daily Monitor

“A man who really cares for his patients will soon learn to ask for and appreciate the information of a nurse, who is at once a careful observer and a clear reporter.”

Florence Nightingale’s timeless advice to doctors is as true today as it was when her seminal work “Notes on Nursing” was first published.

Two centuries have now passed since the “lady with the lamp” came into this world to change the face of nursing. Her commitment helped transform nursing from a mostly untrained occupation to a highly skilled medical profession with important responsibilities.

Aga Khan to open modern teaching hospital in Uganda 2020-02-10

Excelled. Students from the Aga Khan University (standing) with the university officials (seated) led by the University Presiden
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Daily Monitor monitor.co.ug

The Aga Khan University (AKU) President, Mr Firoz Rasul, has revealed plans to open up a hospital in Uganda.

The hospital will provide a wide range of international standard medical services in the country.

“The hospital is AKU’s largest capital project in East Africa. It will be a transformative force in the Ugandan healthcare. It will deliver international-quality care in the fields ranging from obstetrics to oncology.

Africa’s strength is her people - Aga Khan 2019-12-10

His Highness The Aga Khan  IV
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The Monitor Uganda

Kampala- The Aga Khan has described Africa as a continent of opportunity and hope.

In a message delivered at the opening session of the Kusi Ideas Festival in Rwanda’s capital Kigali at the weekend, he said Africa’s strength has always been her resilience and innovation even amid challenges.


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