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Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Chair of the Executive Committee of The Aga Khan Health Services laying the foundation stone of the Cancer Care Centre, Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam. She is with Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister of Health of the United Republic of Tanzania among other dignitaries present. www.theexchange.africa
  • The Cancer Care Centre will serve as a key hub for the innovative Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP)
  • The Project has the forward-looking goal of reducing cancer morbidity and mortality in the targeted regions of Dar es Salaam and Mwanza
  • The TCCP is expected to directly benefit approximately 1.7 million people and will work with regional health management teams, as well as council health management teams

The Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam, has laid the foundation stone for its state-of-the-art Cancer Care Centre.

Launched by the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) in January 2020, the Cancer Care Centre will serve as a key hub for the innovative Tanzania Comprehensive Cancer Project (TCCP).

The Project 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 Development (AFD), as well …

The Aga Khan Health Services, the arm of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) that supports activities in health across Africa and Asia has announced a new partnership with the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement – AFD) to establish infectious disease units in two of Tanzania’s cities.

The two entities have signed a €300,000 grant agreement to establish Infectious Diseases Units (IDU) in Dar es Salaam and Mwanza. The Infectious Disease Units will offer full-fledged services, capacity building, infrastructure, and technology to enhance the quality of service delivery.

The grant will enable the strengthening of the current system to address challenges pertaining to infectious disease control management. It will enable the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam to respond adequately to pandemics, such as COVID, including addressing issues pertaining to inadequate health infrastructure and capacity.

The grant of €300,000 is provided as part of the worldwide “COVID-19–Health in …