Govt hails planned Aga Khan hospital project

Minister of Health, Dr Jane Aceng. FILE PHOTO

What you need to know:

  • Development. Health minister says the hospital will help the country achieve Vision 2040.
  • The president of Aga Khan University, Uganda, Mr Firoz Rasul, challenged the graduands to use the attained skills and knowledge to provide contextual solutions to challenges that face the society. He said the country needs such highly trained specialists to provide solutions. “Uganda needs you to provide transformative leadership to guide her through providing solutions to her problems that enhance social and economic development of her people,” Mr Rasul said.

Kampala. The Minister of Health, Dr Jane Aceng, has described the upcoming establishment of an ultra-modern Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala as a “landmark” on Uganda’s healthcare system.
The construction process of the teaching hospital was initiated by His Highness, the Aga Khan, and President Museveni in December 2015 with an aim of offering specialised treatment to Ugandans and patients from neighbouring countries.


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