​​Message from the Interim Chair

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Aga Khan University, Medical College, East Africa is deeply committed to provide excellence in teaching and training residents in the disciplines of Anatomical and Clinical pathology, basic and translational research, scholarship and diagnostic services of the highest standard  in the region.  We boast a team of highly trained and skilled technical  personnel and expert-specialist faculty involved in collaborative and multidisciplinary research. 

As the largest of SANAS Accredited (ISO15189) reference laboratories in the East African region and our state-of-the-art technologies, we offer a full range of service in all branches of pathology including but not limited to Flow cytometery, Platelet transfusions, and Allergy testing. Our histopathology section runs a  large panel of Immunohistochemistry markers to accurately identify and classify various kinds of cancer.

The Department incorporates the divisions of Clinical Chemistry, Medical Microbiology, Haematology, Transfusion Medicine, Molecular Pathology, Cytopathology and Surgical Pathology.

All our services are available 24 hours daily throughout the year.


Prof Rodney Adam​
​​Interim Chair
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Aga Khan University, Medical College, East Africa