Aga Khan on his vision for Uganda’s healthcare – People & Power – monitor.co.ug

One milestone along that journey occurred earlier this week when I received the first charter ever granted to an International University in Tanzania. That ceremony reflected, I believe, AKU’s record of producing outstanding East African graduates. And it sets the stage for expanding the university in the years ahead through a series of new schools,…

Mawlana Hazar Imam, President Kibaki and other dignitaries appraise newly installed state-of-the-art cancer equipment at the opening of the AKUH Heart and Cancer Centre in July 2011. (mage: AKDN / Aziz Islamshah)

AKU’s growing presence expands the horizons of healthcare in East Africa |TheIsmaili

TheIsmaili.org, 27 February 2015 – Addressing the AKU 2015 Convocation in Kampala on Thursday, Mawlana Hazar Imam described the university’s plans for Uganda. Here, “we will focus on achieving international levels of healthcare,” said Hazar Imam, “especially for non-communicable diseases, such as cancer, heart disease and diabetes.” He announced plans to establish a new Aga…

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Convocation Address: His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Nairobi, Kenya

Ismailimail is excited to share the excerpts of His Highness the Aga Khan’s commencement address of the third of the three convocation ceremonies he presided over, the final installment being earlier today in Nairobi, Kenya. Announcing the launch of two news graduate schools – Schools of Leadership and Management, and Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism to the…

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Ismaili Jamat gathered to watch Aga Khan University’s Convocation in Kenya

Mombasa Ismaili Jamat gathered in Jamatkhana to view Aga Khan University’s Convocation which was held on March 2nd, 2015 in Nairobi, Kenya. Related: Highlights of 3rd of 3 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya Highlights of 2nd of 3 Aga Khan University Convocation Ceremony in Kampala, Uganda Highlights of 1st of 3 Aga Khan University…

AKU Convocation Nairobi Kenya Webcast

Live Webcast: Nairobi, Kenya AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the third and final of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Nairobi, Kenya, on Monday, March 2nd, 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Nairobi time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

Event – March 3  - Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya - Rebooting Development - Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

Event – March 2 | Aga Khan University, Nairobi, Kenya | Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity

A talk by Dr Calestous Juma, member of the AKU Board of Trustees and internationally-recognized authority on the role of innovation in development. EVENT: Rebooting Development: Leveraging Technology and Entrepreneurship for Prosperity SPEAKER: Dr Calestous Juma DATE: Monday, March 2, 2015 TIME: 4:00 to 5:30 PM Local Time VENUE: Lecture theatre, 3rd Parklands Avenue, Aga Khan University Hospital,…

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Event – March 3 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Sixth Sense Forum – Build Bridges, Not Walls

Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan,invites the public to highly popular Sixth Sense Forum talk by Dr. Murad M. Khan, Professor of Psychiatry on Build Bridges, Not Walls – A psychological perspective on tribulations, terrorism & triumphalism in Pakistan. EVENT: Sixth Sense Forum – Build Bridges, Not Walls DATE: Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015 TIME: 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. local time VENUE:…

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NTV | Aga Khan to invest $1.2B in education and health in East Africa

His Royal Highness the Aga Khan has promised an improvement in Uganda’s health and education sector that will see Ugandans stop seeking treatment abroad. He says this will be possible with investment in education institutions and medical workers. The Aga Khan was speaking at the 15th Convocation ceremony for the Aga Khan University where 49 students…

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His Highness the Aga Khan addresses the 2nd Aga Khan University Convocation in Kampala, Uganda

Today, the Aga Khan University remains the only privately supported University with major academic programs on both the Asian and the African continents. Over a relatively short time span, we have extended our work into eight different countries. We created two degree or diploma programs in the 1980s, two more in the 1990s, and another 21…

AKU Convocation Kampala Uganda Webcast

Live Webcast: Kampala, Uganda AKU 2015 Convocation with Chancellor His Highness the Aga Khan Presiding the Ceremonies

As Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, His Highness the Aga Khan will preside over the second of three Aga Khan University convocation ceremonies, in Kampala, Uganda, on 26 February 2015. The ceremony is expected to commence at 11:00 AM Kampala time (GMT+3). Live Webcast will be available on the AKDN.org, TheIsmaili.org or at AKU.edu (links provided below).

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa's development - His Highness the Aga Khan

Education is the fuel to speed up Africa’s development: His Highness the Aga Khan | IPP Media

BY DAVID KISANGA/IPP Media – 24th February 2015: The Aga Khan University (AKU) Chancellor and Founder, His Holiness the Aga Khan has said the fuel to speed up Africa’s development is education. He made the remarks yesterday in Dar es Salaam when accepting a Certificate of Recognition for the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania…

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Video of Full Convocation Ceremony: Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation – Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Ismailimail is excited to share the 75 min video of Aga Khan University 2015 Convocation Ceremony held at Diamond Jubilee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This year’s Convocation in Tanzania had a special significance as the Aga Khan University celebrated its 15th anniversary in East Africa. To mark this milestone, the Chancellor presided over the…

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Tweets related to Aga Khan in Nairobi, Kenya

March 2nd, 2015: Tweets during and after the Aga Khan University Convocation in Nairobi, Kenya Aga Khan University to open a graduate school for media http://t.co/3GTxPI9CYQ #Kenya #business #newsfeed http://t.co/W3GXlEkdJx — Enterprise #Kenya (@EnterpriseKenya) March 2, 2015 UHURU MEETS with Aga Khan, the Chairman of Aga Khan Development Network & leader of Ismaili Muslims in Nairobi.…

AKU 2015 Convocation - Dar es Salaam - His Highness the Aga Khan with Princes Zahra applauding

Convocation Address: His Highness the Aga Khan at the Aga Khan University Convocation, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Humjambo and Karibuni. Hongera, Wanafunzi wote What a remarkable day this is – and what a pleasure it is to be here. This is a very important day in your lives, of course, and I must say that this first chance to share in an East African AKU convocation makes this a singular day in…