Mwananchi Communications Limited and The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam join forces for Staff Cancer Screening

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 21st February 2024. Mwananchi Communications Limited (MCL) has joined forces with the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKH, D), to conduct screenings for breast and cervical cancer among its employees. The screening campaign, which was launched yesterday, will also involve prostate cancer tests among men. The health campaign is part… Continue reading Mwananchi Communications Limited and The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam join forces for Staff Cancer Screening

Aga Khan Health Service Kenya opens newly expanded hospital to enhance quality of care in the Lake Region

KISUMU, KENYA, 20 February 2024 – Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, today commemorates the expansion of the Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu, which provides care to a population base of nearly 600,000 people and beyond to nearly 6.6 million people of the Lake Region of Kenya. The new, ultra-modern building has been transformed from the previous… Continue reading Aga Khan Health Service Kenya opens newly expanded hospital to enhance quality of care in the Lake Region

Aga Khan Health Service in Kenya Reinforces Commitment to Quality Healthcare Standards through Renovation and Upgradation of Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa

MOMBASA, KENYA, 18 February 2024 – Aga Khan Health Service, Kenya, is proud to announce the completion of the renovation project at Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa, marking a significant milestone in its ongoing commitment to providing quality healthcare to a population base of nearly 1.2 million people. The newly refurbished facility has transformed the 86-bed… Continue reading Aga Khan Health Service in Kenya Reinforces Commitment to Quality Healthcare Standards through Renovation and Upgradation of Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa

Inauguration of Prestigious Emergency Training Centre and Equipment handed over by Aga Khan Health Service

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 16th February 2024. The Improving Emergency Care in Tanzania (IMECT) project is a public-private partnership funded by the Polish Government through Polish Aid and implemented by the Polish Center for International Aid and Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania (AKHS, T), in close collaboration with the Government of Tanzania. Under the auspices… Continue reading Inauguration of Prestigious Emergency Training Centre and Equipment handed over by Aga Khan Health Service

President Andrzej Duda of Poland Visits The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Highlighting Collaborative Efforts in Emergency Care

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 9th February 2024 – The Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania (AKHS, T) had the privilege of hosting President Andrzej Duda of Poland, on 9th February 2024.  This visit highlighted the collaborative initiatives between Poland and Tanzania in advancing healthcare, notably through the “Improving Emergency Care in Tanzania” (IMECT). The project is… Continue reading President Andrzej Duda of Poland Visits The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, Highlighting Collaborative Efforts in Emergency Care

YANGA Members to benefit from high quality medical services provided by Aga Khan Hospitals

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 6th February 2024. Members of Young Africans Club have a reason to smile after the club signed a two-year contract with Aga Khan Health Services Tanzania (AKHST), which will enable them to have access to quality medical services at affordable bills. Apart from the members, the quality health services will also… Continue reading YANGA Members to benefit from high quality medical services provided by Aga Khan Hospitals

Prominent Bariatric Surgeons from Pakistan return to The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, by popular demand to perform additional Weight Loss Surgeries

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 20th December 2023. In a ground-breaking development, the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKH, D), proudly emerged as one of the pioneer healthcare institutions in Tanzania to provide Bariatric Surgery (Weight Loss Surgery) starting July 2023. This milestone was realized through a collaborative effort with Dr. Syed Tanseer Asgher, a… Continue reading Prominent Bariatric Surgeons from Pakistan return to The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, by popular demand to perform additional Weight Loss Surgeries

Dr. Charles Sagoe-Moses, WHO Representative to Tanzania, Commends The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam for Providing Exceptional Healthcare Services

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 1st December 2023. The World Health Organization (WHO) country representative in Tanzania, Dr. Charles Sagoe-Moses, visited the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKH, D) on Wednesday 22nd November 2023 to view the facility and become familiar with Aga Khan Health Service Tanzania (AKHST). During the visit, Dr. Sagoe-Moses engaged in… Continue reading Dr. Charles Sagoe-Moses, WHO Representative to Tanzania, Commends The Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam for Providing Exceptional Healthcare Services

Aga Khan Outreach Health Centres continue to excel in provision of quality healthcare in Tanzania

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 21st November 2023: The Aga Khan Outreach Health Centres (OHCs) in Tanzania, in partnership with PharmAccess since 2019, continue to effectively implement robust quality standards with the goal of consistently improving quality and patient safety in existing healthcare practices for a safer future. PharmAccess, an international non-governmental organization (NGO), focuses on… Continue reading Aga Khan Outreach Health Centres continue to excel in provision of quality healthcare in Tanzania

8th Year of Free Plastic Reconstructive Surgeries at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, for Tanzanian Women and Girls

Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, 27th November 2023. The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam (AKH, D), in partnership with Reconstructing Women International (RWI) and Muhimbili National Hospital, will be conducting 25 plastic reconstructive surgeries, for the 8th consecutive year.  These surgeries aim to restore mobility for women and girls from various regions of Tanzania who… Continue reading 8th Year of Free Plastic Reconstructive Surgeries at the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, for Tanzanian Women and Girls

Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project – Cancer Research Data Dissemination

Mwanza, Tanzania 28th November 2023: The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project, a joint effort by Aga Khan Health Services and Aga Khan Foundation Tanzania, convened two meetings (28th November in Mwanza and 12th December in Dar es Salaam) with government counterpart and project collaborators. The primary focus of this gathering was to share the outcomes of… Continue reading Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project – Cancer Research Data Dissemination

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 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

Transforming Gynaecologic Oncology Care in Tanzania

Left: Dr. Alain Fourquet, Institut Curie, Professor Miriam Mgonja-AKU, Dr. Sarah Maongezi-TCCP, Dr. Gregory Ntiyakunze- AKU, and Dr. Frank Swai-AKHST Right: Dr. Harrison Chuwa, Program Manager-TCCP, Dr. Angela Thomas-MNH, Dr. Maryam Shaki-MNH, Dr. Anwar Zulfikar-ORCI, Dr. David Mvuta-ORCI, and Dr. Nuru Mlagila-ORCI

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

Early detection leads to an early response: Creating a cancer-free future in Tanzania through The Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP)

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)

AGA KHAN HOSPITAL, KISUMU PAVES THE WAY TO GREEN MOBILITY

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

The Aga Khan Hospital Unveil Weight Loss Surgeries at HOME – Mapping Tanzania a hub of Medical Tourism

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

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

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

Revitalizing Cancer Care in Tanzania: Evaluating the Impact of Exemplary Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project

TCCP Steering Committee Meeting _30-06-2023 Institut Curie, Paris

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

Aga Khan Hospital, inaugurated in Mwanza

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

Government of France and Aga Khan Health Service, Tanzania partner to Launch Ultra-Modern Polyclinic

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

Fear of Recurrence

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

Aga Khan Hosptial, Dar es Salaam introduces Lactation Programme

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

The Aga Khan Hospital commissions a new Oxygen Plant

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

MoU signed between Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa and Department of Health

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

Free Reconstructive Women’s and Girls’ Surgery Programme – 2022

  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

Mother’s Day Celebrations

Mother's Day Event 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.

Launch of Coronacheck and PPEMA apps

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

Launch of Home-based care programme

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

Foundation Stone Laid for Laboratory Expansion at Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

Foundation Stone for Laboratory expansion, Aga Khan Hospital, Kisumu

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.

Inauguration of Aga Khan Dental & Implant Centre, Nyali

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

Foundation Stone Laid for The Cancer Care Centre, Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam

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

Changing Lives and Beating Cancer

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

Aga Khan Hospital performs first electronic ear implant surgery

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.