Aga Khan Hospital MRI Radiology and Physiotherapy Unit - Tharani Associates

Aga Khan Hospital MRI Radiology and Physiotherapy Unit – Tharani Associates

Healthcare architecture has taken a paradigm shift towards ensuring that patient-care and staff comfort are of paramount and equal importance within the hospital environment. The extension to the Aga Khan Hospital facilities with the additional of the Aga Khan Hospital MRI Radiology and Physiotherapy Unit by Tharani Associates lends itself to this  architectural school of…

AKDN with Agence Française de Development to Construct New Aga Khan Hospital facility & 30 outreach centres

AKDN with Agence Française de Development to Construct New Aga Khan Hospital facility & 30 outreach centres

A 132bn/- agreement has been inked to enhance quality of health services in the country through expansion of Dar es Salaam’s Aga Khan Hospital and establishment of a large network of outreach centres across the country. Signed over the weekend in Gouvieux, France between the public development finance institution, Agence Française de Development (AFD) and…

With Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Head of AKDN Social Welfare, France Sign US $79.8 Million Agreement for the Expansion of Health Services in Tanzania

Gouvieux, France, 9 May 2014 – The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Aga Khan Development Network today signed a US$ 79.8 million agreement, in an effort to substantially enhance the quality and reach of the Network’s health programmes in Tanzania. Princess Zahra Aga Khan, who heads AKDN’s Social Welfare Department, attended the signing…

Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania to mark Golden Jubilee - 30 New Outreach Centres - Steps Up Fight Against Cancer, Heart Diseases

Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania to mark Golden Jubilee – 30 New Outreach Centres – Steps Up Fight Against Cancer, Heart Diseases

In a bid to support government efforts in improving health and sending services close to wananchi, the Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST) plans to open over 30 outreach centres and as part of its 50th anniversary celebrations, the hospital will set up free camps for cancer screening, diabetes, blood pressure and kidney ailments. The…

Football Academy President Altaf Hirani's Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

Football Academy President Altaf Hirani’s Street Child Team Tanzania wins global title

All related Altaf Hirani. Street children win global title After narrowly losing the title during the 2010 event staged in South Africa, the Mwanza-based Tanzania street children this time made no mistake to cruise into the podium, winning the 2014 World Cup edition with scintillating 3-1 comprehensive rout over neighbours Burundi in Rio de Janeiro…

Show and Tell: Children's Reading Day in Tanzania

Show and Tell: Children’s Reading Day in Tanzania

A few months ago, Room to Read Tanzania celebrated their first annual Children’s Reading Day, an event to raise awareness about the importance of reading and also celebrate the progress students have made in improving their literacy skills. In partnership with the Aga Khan University and the Institute for Educational Development, East Africa, the event…

Tanzania Regional Advisory Council begins exploring opportunities

Kabir Jivraj: Tanzania Regional Advisory Council begins exploring opportunities

By Daniela Andrei for University of Calgary UToday: East African nation one of six ‘countries of emphasis’ under university’s International Strategy The Tanzania Regional Advisory Council convened for its first working session recently to discuss the council’s objectives and scope, regional opportunities, and partnerships in the East African region and identify the strategic areas to…

Canada, Tanzania and AKDN collaborate on Health Programs - Ministerial Deliberations

Canada, Tanzania and AKDN collaborate on Health Programs – Ministerial Deliberations

International Development Minister Christian Paradis meets with the Honourable Dr. Seif Rashid , Minister of Health for Tanzania, and Mr. Amin Kurji, Resident Representative of the Aga Khan Development Network in Tanzania. He participated in a maternal, newborn and child health round table event to discuss innovative approaches in health systems to advance maternal, newborn…