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Automated Laboratory Launched, First in Pakistan

  Pakistan’s first fully automated biochemistry laboratory was inaugurated at Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH), Karachi today by Mr Firoz Rasul, President of the University. This state-of-the-art lab, capable of processing 8-10 million clinical chemistry tests annually, represents a milestone … Continue reading

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Continuing Medical Education in Pakistan in Disorder

  “In order to provide continuously improving health care to their patients while staying informed about new advances in the medical field, it is imperative for doctors and nurses to take part in continuing medical education,” said Dr Wasim Jafri, … Continue reading

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Essential interventions, commodities and guidelines for reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health

  Three-year study identifies key interventions to reduce maternal, newborn and child deaths The study reviewed more than 50,000 scientific papers to determine the proven effectiveness of interventions and impact on survival, identifying 56 essential interventions that when implemented in … Continue reading

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Statement for the 75th Birthday of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV by the Hon. Jim Karygiannis, M.P.

Statement for the 75th Birthday of His Highness Aga Khan IV by the Hon. Jim Karygiannis, M.P. for Scarborough-Agincourt and Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism. It is with great pleasure that I extend my best wishes to His Highness Shah Karim … Continue reading

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An Article: His Highess Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

One of the dignitaries attending the inauguration of President Almazbek Atanbaev was His Highess Prince Karim, Aga Khan IV.  He’s actually quite an important person here in Kyrgyzstan, but my guess is that if you asked the average man in … Continue reading

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Afghanistan celebrates 75th birthday of H.H Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

  Monday, December 13, 2011 – Ismailis in Afghanistan on the occasion of 75th birth day of His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, the 49th Imam (spiritual leader) organized gatherings in Afghanistan. The Aga Khan council for Afghanistan organized the event … Continue reading

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The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board Opportunity Africa

The Aga Khan Economic Planning Board hosted an international conference entitled “Opportunity Africa” at the Ismaili Centre in London over the weekend of 12th -13th November 2011. The aim of the conference was to highlight opportunities in Eastern Africa with … Continue reading

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A new milestone at Aga Khan university Hospital

  A new milestone has been achieved at the Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi with the successful introduction of mini invasive surgery. The cardiac surgical team of the Hospital, under Prof Dr Paul Simon, launched this type of cardiac operation in … Continue reading

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Karim Aga Khan IV and his life’s work – A Documentary Video

The European media carry a convenient, ready-made world of the Aga Khan. The real person of the Aga Khan, however, fits into a single pattern: born in Switzerland, western educated, trained at Harvard, traveled widely in the Islamic and European culture … Continue reading

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Speak now or there will never be Peace

A Clear Perception of the Editor/Reporter Mahnoor Sherazee. In Pakistan it takes a great deal of commitment and training to not have a black or white opinion on any given issue on any given day.Some call me naive but I … Continue reading

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AKU: How to Quit Tobacco Use

Aga Khan University Section of Pulmonology in collaboration with Pakistan Chest Society, Pakistan Medical Association, Pakistan Islamic Medical Association, Ministry of Health (Sindh) and Quran Academy Karachi in commemoration of National Quit Smoking Day invite you to a health awareness … Continue reading

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Democracy and Human Rights in Pakistan : A Dead-end?

August 12, 2009 Aga Khan University invites you to a special lecture Democracy and Human Rights in Pakistan : A Dead-end? by Asma Jahangir, Lawyer, Human Rights Activist and Chairperson, Human Rights Commission of Pakistan on August 12, 2009. Time … Continue reading

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Aga Khan hospital offers free advisory clinics

Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam A free knee and back management clinic will be offered by the Aga Khan Hospital in Dar es Salaam as part of its free advisory clinics in its corporate social responsibility. Knee disorders … Continue reading

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AKU: Dr Yasmin Amarsi honoured by McMaster University

Dr Yasmin Amarsi, Founding Dean, Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery, East Africa, has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Science degree by McMaster University, Canada. This prestigious award is bestowed on individuals who have made noteworthy impact … Continue reading

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AKU: Aga Khan University signs MoU with University of Alberta – Canada

In an effort to increase global engagement between developing countries and the West, Aga Khan University (AKU) signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Alberta in Canada. “Partnerships, such as this one, build capacity in the developing world … Continue reading

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AKU: Final weak of Submission – A Contemporary Introduction to Muslim Cultures Program

The final date to submit applications for Expressions of Diversity: A Contemporary Introduction to Muslim Cultures is 15 June 2009. Offered by AKU-ISMC and the Centre for the Comparative Study of Muslim Societies and Cultures (CCSMSC) at Simon Fraser University, … Continue reading

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AKU: International Award for Local Community Programme

A community programme, Aga Khan University’s Urban Health Programme, was awarded the top prize at the first annual MacJannet Prize for Global Citizenship, based in the US, for its innovative work in primary health care, support for socio-economic development in … Continue reading

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