Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 8th November 2023. The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHS, T) has delivered two (2) fully equipped mobile clinics valued at TZS 618,477,000 (242,540 USD) to the Ministry of Health, aiming to support Tanzania’s primary health care agenda by enhancing healthcare access for underserved and remote communities. These mobile clinics will… Continue reading Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania, and the German Government, through Germany Development Bank (KFW), handed over two Mobile Clinics to the Ministry of Health, Government of Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania September 2023: Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHST) is implementing a novel, innovative, public-private partnership project, the Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP), in collaboration with the Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI), Bugando Medical Centre (BMC) and Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH). The project is occurring under the stewardship of the Ministry of… Continue reading Transforming Gynaecologic Oncology Care in Tanzania
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 8th September 2023: Cancer ranks as one of the foremost non-communicable diseases in Tanzania, with cervical, breast, and prostate cancer emerging as the three most prevalent types. The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Care Project, an innovative initiative spearheaded by the Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHS,T) organizes complimentary screening camps in targeted… Continue reading Early detection leads to an early response: Creating a cancer-free future in Tanzania through The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP)
Kisumu, Kenya, 09 September 2023: THE AGA KHAN HOSPITAL, KISUMU PAVES THE WAY TO GREEN MOBILITY JAC T8 EV 100 – The Electric Vehicle (EV) acquired by AKHK in the journey to net zero carbon emissions. The Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu cluster (AKHK), an institution of the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS), Kenya received the… Continue reading AGA KHAN HOSPITAL, KISUMU PAVES THE WAY TO GREEN MOBILITY
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 28th July 2023. In line with His Highness The Aga Khan’s vision of accessible quality healthcare services, the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKH, D), became among the first hospitals in the country to offer Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery). This accomplishment was possible through collaboration with Dr Syed Tanseer Asgher… Continue reading The Aga Khan Hospital Unveil Weight Loss Surgeries at HOME – Mapping Tanzania a hub of Medical Tourism
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 02nd August 2023: A historic moment in healthcare has arrived as Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa (AKHS EA) and MEDITECH join hands to introduce a transformative Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. This groundbreaking partnership, signed during a momentous ceremony on 2nd August 2023, is set to revolutionise patient care across Tanzania… Continue reading Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa and MEDITECH unveil landmark Electronic Health Record (EHR) implementation, a game-changer for Healthcare in Tanzania and East Africa
Paris, France 30th June 2023: Revitalizing Cancer Care in Tanzania: Evaluating the Impact of the Exemplary Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP) The Steering Committee meeting of the Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP) convened on 30th June 2023 in Paris, France, hosted by Institut Curie, to comprehensively review and evaluate the project’s progress. The project, implemented… Continue reading Revitalizing Cancer Care in Tanzania: Evaluating the Impact of Exemplary Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project
Mwanza, April 26, 2023: Princess Zahra Aga Khan today officially inaugurated the Aga Khan Hospital in Mwanza, marking a significant milestone for healthcare in the region. At the ceremony which was attended by senior leadership and staff of the Aga Khan Health Service, Princess Zahra applauded the significant impact that the unit is making in… Continue reading Aga Khan Hospital, inaugurated in Mwanza
Zanzibar Island April 25, 2023: Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania today marked a historic and extraordinary expansion of its outreach health programme by opening its first Aga Khan Polyclinic in the Old Dispensary at Stone Town in Zanzibar Island. The new Aga Khan Polyclinic will allow the citizens of Zanzibar and Mainland Tanzania to identify alternative… Continue reading Government of France and Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania partner to Launch Ultra-Modern Polyclinic
Dar es Salaam, April 01, 2023: Shujaa Cancer Foundation, in collaboration with Aga Khan Hospital, Ocean Road Cancer Institute, and Tanzania Cancer Care Project, held a panel discussion which went by the name of “Fear of Recurrence” to cancer survivors. The debate occurred at the Aga Khan Hospital premises and was attended physically and virtually. More than… Continue reading Fear of Recurrence
Dar es Salaam, June 02, 2023: Optimal breastfeeding practices can save the lives of over 800,000 children under five (5) years annually and prevent 20,000 deaths due to cancer. In Tanzania, breastfeeding rates remain below the recommended global targets, with only 27% of babies aged 4 to 5 months still exclusively breastfeeding (EBF). At the… Continue reading Aga Khan Hosptial, Dar es Salaam introduces Lactation Programme
Dar es Salaam 29-March-2023: The Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam commissioned a new Oxygen Plant, which is a significant step towards ensuring that the hospital’s oxygen needs are met, and to support other public sector facilities that require oxygen. The plant can produce oxygen on-site, so the hospital will no longer rely on external suppliers… Continue reading The Aga Khan Hospital commissions a new Oxygen Plant
Mombasa, Kenya: January 18, 2023 Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa and Department of Health, County Government of Mombasa sign an MoU establishing formal partnership on quality improvement and effective clinical programmes. On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa, signed an MoU with the Department of Health, County Government of Mombasa, establishing a… Continue reading MoU signed between Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa and Department of Health
Press Release FREE RECONSTRUCTIVE WOMEN’S AND GIRLS’ SURGERY PROGRAM NOVEMBER 2022 TOUCHES 25 BENEFICIARIES IN TANZANIA (Putting their smile back) Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 30th November 2022, The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam in collaboration with Reconstructing Women International (RWI) and Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) completed 23 successful plastic reconstructive surgeries including breast… Continue reading Free Reconstructive Women’s and Girls’ Surgery Programme – 2022
We had an interactive, fun-filled and informative session on pregnancy, labour, childbirth and childcare with experts updating mothers on the current trends and options in labour and childbirth.
AKHK has partnered with Aga Khan University’s Digital Health Resource centre to implement the COVID-19 innovation and Response Project (CIRP) with the launch of 2 apps, corona check and PPEMA applications at the Imperial Hotel, Kisumu. Corona Check: It is artificial intelligence (AI)-based mobile application used for COVID-19 self-assessment, awareness-raising, behaviour change, and contact tracing… Continue reading Launch of Coronacheck and PPEMA apps
On 1st March 2022, we launched the Home-Based Care program, dubbed Home to Hospital to Home (H2H2H), a service by professionals that is convenient, dependable and affordable, from the comfort. The launch took place at the Imperial Hotel, Kisumu. The event was graced by Ephraim Odeny, the County Chief Nursing Officer and was attended by… Continue reading Launch of Home-based care programme
Sulaiman Shahabuddin, Regional C.E.O, Aga Khan Health Services, East Africa together with Gilani Munira, Board Member, Aga Khan Health Services, Jane Wanyama, C.E.O Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu and Lucy Mathenge, Laboratory Manager laid the foundation stone for the expansion of the laboratory that will see more services.
Mombasa, Kenya: In March 2021, we launched the Eyecare Centre at The Main Hospital where we provide the full scope of services from comprehensive eyecare services and glasses
Nyali, Mombasa, 02 February 2021: Dental and Implant Centre Nyali was inaugurated by Senior Leadership Team of Aga Khan Health Services, Kenya led by Mr. Syed Sohail, Chief Executive Officer, the Head of Dental Department Dr Feisal Hashwani and Mr. Sulaiman Shahabuddin, President Aga Khan University and former Regional Chief Executive officer, Aga Khan Health… Continue reading Inauguration of Aga Khan Dental & Implant Centre, Nyali
Dar es Salaam, Sunday April 10, 2022: The Tanzania Cancer Care Project which was launched by the Aga Khan Health Services in January 2022, has the forward-looking goal of reducing cancer morbidity and mortality in the targeted regions of Dar es Salaam and Mwanza. It is a four-year, public-private initiative funded by Agence Française de… Continue reading Foundation Stone Laid for The Cancer Care Centre, Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam
Mwanza, Tanzania, 10th March 2022, at Bugando Medical Centre, government officials, development partners, healthcare stakeholders, and dignitaries attended the launch ceremony of The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP) and inauguration of the 1st 3D Mammography machine in the Lake Zone. TCCP is a four-year €13.3 million, private-public collaborative project funded by the Agence Française de… Continue reading Changing Lives and Beating Cancer
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania 24th January 2021, The Aga Khan Hospital Dar es Salaam (AKH,D) performed its first Cochlear Implant Surgery on 24th January 2022. Young Danial, a 3-year-old boy has not heard sound all of his life. This procedure is a life-changing opportunity for the young boy and his parents.