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Tanzania: Sh176 Billion to Expand Aga Khan Hospital

Posted on : Monday, 8th August 2016

Dar es Salaam — The Aga Khan Hospital is implementing a Sh176 billion expansion project that will see the facility match the international status it attained last week from the Joint Commission International.

The hospital will increase the number of from 74 to 170 and has set aside Sh3 billion for training young health professionals abroad.

According to the Aga Khan Health Services regional CEO for East Africa, Mr Sulaiman Shabiabuddin, the hospital will acquire cutting edge medical equipment.

"Tanzanians should now know that more complicated diseases will be treated here," he told The Citizen on Sunday in Dar es Salaam.

Aga Khan Hospital was recently accredited an international status by the JCI.

This, according to the hospital authorities, means that it has met 321 standards and 1,218 measurable elements. The areas surveyed included; patient safety, infection control, care of patients and continuity of care. The panel also reviewed the hospital's patient-centred standards.

Source : allafrica.com
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