The Aga Khan Health Services in Tanzania leads the Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP), a 38 billion Tanzania Shilling, four-year project jointly funded by the Agence française de développement and Aga Khan Development Network through the Aga Khan Foundation in Tanzania. TCCP aims at reducing the burden of cancer morbidity and mortality in 13 districts of Dar es Salaam and Mwanza through an innovative public-private collaboration.
Greater returns and improved quality of life for Kenyan mango farmers
Francis Kimeu harvesting fruits from his mango trees....
To date, Premier Food Industries Ltd. is supporting over 500 mango farmers in Makueni, Kwale and Tana River counties. The purpose of the project is to create a sustainable farmer-focused value chain and plans to scale up the project will eventually benefit thousands more small-scale farmers.
AKU to develop new, targeted therapies for blood cancer
AKU researchers are looking to develop a more effective treatment using...
The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research has won a Rs 14.5 million (US$ 90,324) grant to develop new, targeted therapies for a common form of blood cancer in adults, Philadelphia chromosome positive (Ph+) leukaemia.
AKU launches Cancer Clinical Trials Unit
Dr Rashid Aman, Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of Health and Dr...