Foundation Laying Ceremony for the New Bamyan Provincial Hospital
22 April 2013 - The Foundation Laying Ceremony marking the start of construction of the new Bamyan Provincial Hospital (BPH) was held on 18 April 2013 in Bamyan. The BPH will offer an additional 86 beds for pediatric, obstetric and gynecologic care in a region where women’s access to healthcare has been severely limited
Top Officials Announce the Construction of a State of the Art Obstetrics Facility in Kabul
20 October 2012 - The Foundation Ceremony of the new Women’s Wing at the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC) today marked the start of construction for a new obstetrics and gynaecology wing that will provide high quality care for mothers and newborns in Afghanistan.
Aga Khan University Hosts Summit on Chronic Diseases in Kampala, Uganda
07 February 2009 - Aga Khan University (AKU) Hosts Conference on "Preparing Communities: Chronic Diseases in the Developing Regions of Africa and Asia"
His Highness the Aga Khan Meets with Singapore Foreign Minister
18 January 2009 - His Highness the Aga Khan on Sunday hosted a lunch in Paris for Singapore’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, announced establishment of Ismaili Centre
McMaster and AKU Sign MOU for Expanded Partnership
22 November 2008 - McMaster University and the Aga Khan University (AKU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to address commonly shared objectives in the health sciences, sciences, the social sciences, humanities and business
Aga Khan Development Network and Government of Syria Sign Agreements to Foster Social and Cultural Development
26 August 2008 - The Syrian Government and the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) today signed three landmark agreements designed to strengthen collaboration in the areas of microfinance, healthcare, and cultural tourism.
Aga Khan University Signs Agreement to Further Health and Education Development in Syria
25 August 2008 - The Ministries of Health and Higher Education of the Government of Syria and Aga Khan University (AKU) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance capacity in the health sector.
The French Government, the Afghan Government and the Aga Khan Sign a Letter of Intent on Medical Projects in Afghanistan
12 June 2008 - Joint Press Release by the French Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Aga Khan Development Network. During an international conference in support of Afghanistan, held in Paris on June 12, the French government and His Highness the Aga Khan reiterated their support for the health policy pursued by the Afghan government.
Aga Khan University Announces the Faculty of Health Sciences in East Africa
13 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, accompanied by Professor George Saitoti, Kenyan Minister for Education, today inaugurated the Faculty of Health Sciences of the Aga Khan University (AKU-FHS) – East Africa’s first premier private medical school
Aga Khan in East Africa for First Golden Jubilee Visit (Media Advisory)
12 August 2007 - His Highness the Aga Khan arrives in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, on Sunday, 12 August, on the first leg of a 12-day official visit to the East Africa region.
His Highness the Aga Khan and President Bashar al Assad Meet to Discuss Development Opportunities in Syria
19 June 2006 - His Highness the Aga Khan met with Syria's President Bashar al-Assad and senior government officials to discuss ongoing and future collaboration with the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in the areas of education, microfinance, tourism, culture and health.
New Hospital Inaugurated in Afghanistan
08 April 2006 - President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan, French First Lady Mme Bernadette Chirac and His Highness the Aga Khan today inaugurated the French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC), an international-class, paediatric hospital founded by the French charitable organisations La Chaîne de l’Espoir and Enfants Afghans.
President Mkapa and Aga Khan Lay Foundation Stone for the Expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam
18 March 2005 - His Highness the Aga Khan, accompanied by his daughter Princess Zahra, today joined His Excellency, President Benjamin Mkapa in announcing the construction of the second phase of the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam.
Focus Expands Relief Effort for Victims of Cyclone Gafilo in Madagascar to Health and Education Needs
26 March 2004 - Focus Humanitarian Assistance (FOCUS), an affiliate of the Aga Khan Development Network, has decided to expand its emergency relief intervention into education and health care support to serve some of the more than 200,000 people affected by Cyclone Gafilo in northern Madagascar.
Aga Khan Announces Om Habibeh Foundation Grant for Aswan
18 December 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan today announced a grant for medical equipment by the Om Habibeh Foundation.
Aga Khan Pledges Enhanced Support for Chitral
04 December 2003 - Over the years ahead, we will be working together to change the quality and nature of the economy of Chitral.
Aga Khan and Kibaki Discuss Development Challenges
17 February 2003 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims was today received by President Mwai Kibaki at State House, Nairobi.
Aga Khan Concludes Kenya Visit
29 May 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, today concluded a short visit to Kenya, during which he had meetings with President Daniel arap Moi and other senior government officials.
Aga Khan Concludes Visit to Uganda
27 May 2002 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims, today held discussions with President Yoweri Museveni and other senior government officials.
Aga Khan University Helps Tackle Health Sector Reform in East Africa
16 February 2002 - First academic presence abroad established in Uganda.
Aga Khan Meets President Assad and Cabinet Ministers
03 November 2001 - New Initiatives in Education and Health Announced.
Aga Khan receives Archon Award for Promoting Global Health and Welfare
07 June 2001 - His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Ismaili Muslims and founder of one of the largest private networks of healthcare institutions in the developing world, this evening received the prestigious Archon Award from the international nursing honour society, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Aga Khan Outlines Path to Peace in Afghanistan
28 September 1998 - In a powerful appeal to all Muslims in Afghanistan, Shia and Sunni alike, His Highness the Aga Khan, Imam (spiritual leader) of the Shia Ismaili Muslims, outlined a basis for constructing a new and more stable civil order in Central Asia.
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
24 February 2015
The convocations at the campuses of the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, are part of an expanding investment in education in East Africa.
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