University of Alberta’s growing partnership with Aga Khan University Hospital in Kenya

Source: University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, by Ross Neitz

University of Alberta's growing partnership with Aga Khan University Hospital in KenyaUAlberta partnership brings expertise to the training of young cardiologists in East African nation.

Leonard Ngunga knew little of Edmonton before he first came in 2010. Today, after nearly three years of intensive training at the University of Alberta—spread over two extended visits—the Kenyan cardiologist is preparing to return home with lessons in hand and a deep appreciation for his Edmonton experience.

“When I first came here it was my first time outside the country for the purpose of learning. It was a big experience,” says Ngunga, a faculty member of the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya. “But in that time I’ve learned a lot about academics and health care from my interactions at the University of Alberta.”

Read more – Dated: May 2, 2017

 

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