The Programme​

Based at the Aga Khan University Hospital ​in Nairobi, Kenya and Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Aga Khan University offers Postgraduate Medical Education (PGME) programmes in nine areas of specialisation.

PGME programmes consist of four years of training and examinations, leading to a Master of Medicine (MMed) degree. They attract candidates from across East Africa who are admitted on merit.

Admissions in Nairobi are currently open for 2021 admission cycle. The last date for submission of application is June 16.

for application procedure and other programme details, please click here​.​​​

​The curriculum ​and training is developed to provide relevant and contextual learning for practice in Africa with the goal of nurturing specialists who will impact the development of health systems in their respective countries. Areas of clinical specialisation include:

  • Anaesthesiology

  • Anatomic Pathology

  • Clinical Pathology

  • Family Medicine (offered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania & Nairobi, Kenya)     

  • General Surgery (offered in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania & Nairobi, Kenya)

  • Imaging and Diagnostic Radiology

  • Internal Medicine (offered in Dar es Salaam, Tan​z​​ania & Nairobi, Kenya)

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (offered in Dar es Salaam, Tan​z​​ania & Nairobi, Kenya)

  • Paediatrics and Child Health​

​For further information​, please click here​.​

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