On 8 February in Kampala, the Aga Khan University (AKU) convocation had 68 graduates with diplomas in nursing, 30 with Bachelor of science in nursing degrees, 23 with Bachelor of Science in Midwifery and 21 with Master’s of education degrees. During the ceremony, AKU President, Mr Firoz Rasul, 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."