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​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. ​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​ (offered in Dar es Salaam, Tan​z​​ania & Nairobi, Kenya)

Admissions have closed for 2022 admission cycle. The last date for submission of applications was June 17.

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

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Postgraduate Medical​​ Education

A First of Many

Dr Elizabeth Mmari has a vision to become the best plastic and reconstructive surgeon in Tanzania. Elizabeth, who graduated with a Master of Medicine degree, is grateful for the financial aid she received at AKU to help her get closer to achieving her dream.

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