Daily Archives: September 11, 2009

Hewlett Foundation Announces $2.1 Million grant to Aga Khan Foundation, USA

The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation has announced grants totaling more than $154 million to 287 organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area and around the globe. In the area of global development, the foundation awarded $27.8 million to thirty-seven … Continue reading

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Agreement between Aga Khan Foundation and Health Ministry Maternal Neonatal and Child Health Programme

VARIOUS initiatives have done little to lower the maternal mortality rate in the country. According to the World Population Foundation Pakistan, there are 276 maternal deaths per 100,000 births each year. Indeed, in a press release issued in June, the … Continue reading

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“Rays of Light” shines on both sides of the Atlantic

Rays of Light: Glimpses into the Ismaili Imamat had its North American debut at the Gwinnett Center, in Atlanta, on Sunday, 2 August 2009. A Golden Jubilee International Programme, this exhibition depicts 50 years of Mawlana Hazar Imam’s Imamat, against the backdrop … Continue reading

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Aga Khan University Bulliten: Suicides on the rise in Pakistan

Suicides are steadily rising in Pakistan, with an estimated 6,000 to 8,000 suicides per year, according to a study at Aga Khan University (AKU). Almost 34 per cent of the population, mostly under 30 years of age, suffer from common … Continue reading

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Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi awarded top brand

Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi (AKUH,N) has emerged as the top brand in the education and healthcare facilities category in the East African region, according to a survey commissioned by Superbrands East Africa and coordinated by London-based The Centre for … Continue reading

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