Sindh govt to launch major m-health initiative | Based on Teeko app of AKU to Tibbi for Smartphone-based health application

The Sindh health department has announced plans to put a smartphone-based health application, Tibbi, in every public health facility in the province. The initiative will replace prevailing paper-based systems and will see health workers collect real-time data about the use of health services and the performance of all health delivery points. Staff working on a…

Kenya: Graduands urged to join the ‘Innovation Generation’ — Aga Khan University (AKU) Convocation ceremony

Graduands at the Aga Khan University (AKU) Convocation ceremony were urged to use the knowledge and skills gained through their degrees to create innovative solutions that will help Kenya achieve its development priorities. In his speech, Chief Guest Professor Mwenda Ntarangwi, Secretary and CEO, Commission for University Education, highlighted the important role that Universities can…

Karachi, Pakistan: Cyclists and doctors launch special fund for heart patients

Participants at the Ride for a Healthy Heart event. ​The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) partnered with Critical Mass Karachi (CMK), a community of cyclists, to launch a special fund for underserved adult cardiology patients, with a Ride for a Healthy Heart on Sunday. Over 100 members of CMK participated, cycling from Delawalla in Clifton…

More than Ever ‘AKU’ demonstrates how initiatives in healthcare, education and research are addressing today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges

We continue to focus on areas where our expertise can make the greatest difference. More than Ever demonstrates how our initiatives in healthcare, education and research are addressing today’s needs and tomorrow’s challenges. Our dedication to excellence in all our efforts continues to guide our development. As we build new campuses for arts and sciences,…

Aga Khan University has Rs 103 billion annual economic impact in Pakistan

The Aga Khan University announced today the results of a landmark study which found that AKU has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs 103 billion, or US$ 1 billion, supporting 42,000 jobs. The study also reports that AKU’s spending has a multiplier effect, with every rupee of its direct gross value added generating…

Alumni, Aga Khan University: MBBS 1992 Giving Back, Fulfilling Dreams

Alumni and faculty members gathered this afternoon to celebrate a landmark gift to the Aga Khan University: the MBBS Class of 1992’s additional gift of $250,000 to the endowment fund previously established in 2012 to celebrate their 20th graduation anniversary. The MBBS Class of 1992 Endowment Fund was established to support the Medical College in…

Pakistan State Oil donates Rs20 million to AKUH for treatment of at least 40 children from humble background who are born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD)

KARACHI (PR): Pakistan State Oil (PSX: PSO), the largest oil marketing company of the country, has donated Rs20 million to The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) for treatment of at least 40 children from humble background who are born with Congenital Heart Disease (CHD). Photo Credit-Aga Khan University homepage The announcement came during an official…

Graduates urged to seize opportunities to innovate — Aga Khan University, Karachi

In his address to Aga Khan University’s 2017 convocation, Chief Guest Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair extended his personal congratulations to the 360-strong graduating class.  Mr Zubair praised parents and faculty for their contribution in the graduands’ achievements calling them “great players” in building the character and future prospects of today’s students. Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair…

Aga Khan Students from Pakistan achieve top results nationwide

Karachi, Pakistan, 17 August 2017 – Two students from Aga Khan Higher Secondary School  in Karachi emerged first and second in Pakistan in the Aga Khan University Examination Board (AKU-EB) Higher Secondary School Certificate examination, while a student from the Aga Khan School in Garden, emerged third in the AKU-EB Secondary School Certificate examination. The…