Aga Khan University Opens

The Monitor (Kampala)
February 13, 2002
Onyango Patrick

The Aga Khan University (Uganda) of Nursing will be opened today. This was disclosed by the Academic Head, Imelda Bagambaki. The university is situated along Makerere Hill Road opposite Aga Khan Primary School.

Bagambaki told reporters that the university will display to the public equipment that the institution has acquired.

The ceremony will also involve a demonstration by students, tour by parents, visitors and supporters of the institution.

The minister of State for Trade, Abel Rwendeire, has confirmed his attendance. Other invited guests include officials from from Ministry of Education, Health and Mulago Hospital.

Bagambaki said the university will assist people who want to upgrade but can not afford to go abroad.

"It's not possible for all the nurses to go abroad," she said.

Aga Khan is the third university in the country to offer a degree course in nursing.

The university offers courses in Advance Nursing Studies, BSc in Nursing and Enrolled Nurses courses.