Uganda: Strengthening School Leadership — Video

Olive Kyohere, Secretary General of Association of Secondary School Head Teachers of Uganda and Head Teacher at Luzira Secondary School, speaks about the impact the school management training in Uganda, in a programme run by the Aga Khan University’s Institute for Educational Development, and supported by the World Bank. Source: Aga Khan University ->>>>><<<<<-

A Challenge for the country’s best students |AKU launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan to apply for higher education.

Many students find the process of applying to university to be daunting. Choosing a degree programme, sitting for admission tests and meeting application deadlines can be intimidating for even the best students. That’s why the Aga Khan University has launched a special Challenge (Scholarship) programme to motivate students from Pakistan’s education system to apply for…

Newton-Utafiti Fund: New grant set to widen impact of University’s health research | Links in science and innovation between the UK and Kenya

AKU’s Faculty of Health Sciences in East Africa has won a grant from the Newton-Utafiti Fund, a collaborative partnership to strengthen links in science and innovation between the UK and Kenya, to conduct a health research workshop that will bring together researchers from the two countries. Prof. William Macharia, Associate Dean Research, Faculty of Health…

Kenya: The Aga Khan University launches Mombasa Research Office to boost education, health | AKU has a mandate to teach, train and offer healthcare services through research findings

Mombasa, Kenya, 15 March 2017 – The Aga Khan University (AKU) has launched a research office in Mombasa to improve health and education in the coastal region, working closely with local government to define priority areas of focus. The research office will help address many health-related challenges that have led to high morbidity and mortality…

Video:Improving Elementary Education in Sindh and Balochistan Through ‘STEP’ (Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan)

STEP- Strengthening Teacher Education in Pakistan – A multi-faceted intervention to improve the quality and delivery of elementary education appropriate to the poor, particularly women and children by strengthening the professional development and performance of teachers, teacher educators and education managers.  Source: Aga Khan University –Published on 13 Feb 2017 ->>>>>><<<<-

Aga Khan University hospital opens new medical centres in Punjab |These facilities are in addition to 100 outreach centres throughout the province

The Aga Khan University Hospital has opened two new medical centres to provide consulting clinics, vaccination, radiology, laboratory and pharmacy services in Lahore, Rawalpindi and surrounding areas in Pakistan’s Punjab province. Munnawar Hamid, Member of Board of Trustees and Firoz Rasul, President, Aga Khan University inaugurate AKUH’s new medical centre in Lahore. Photo: AKUH Located…

Afghanistan: 14 doctors graduate by completing trainings with Aga Khan Development Network — Khaama com |President Ghani met with the graduated doctors

A group of fourteen doctors graduated after completing trainings in seven different areas with the Aga Khan Development Network. The Office of the President, ARG Palace, said President Ghani met with the graduated doctors after they completing their trainings in the French Medical Institute and the Aga Khan University and Hospital Karachi. The doctors completed…

FMIC graduates 14 specialist doctors, set to serve Afghanistan — Aga Khan University

Afghanistan’s first women doctors specializing in paediatric surgery and pathology are among the 14 doctors awarded certificates of specialization by Mr Firoz Rasul, President of Aga Khan University and Dr Najibullah Safi, Director General, Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Public Health today. The programme is accredited by Afghan Ministry of Public Health and AKU’s PGME programme…

AKUH (Aga Khan University Hospital) labs become first Pakistani lab to be recognised globally — Tribune com

The College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationally recognised standard for clinical laboratories, has accredited the Aga Khan University Hospital’s (AKUH) Clinical Laboratories, making it the first lab in Pakistan to receive this status. KARACHI: Pakistan now has a laboratories network of international repute. The College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationally recognised standard for…

Aga Khan University graduands urged to utilise knowledge to transform society

Graduands at the Aga Khan University’s convocation ceremony in Nairobi were encouraged to use their skills and knowledge to pursue ambitious, far-reaching initiatives that would impact as many lives as possible. Sixty graduates awarded degrees at the convocation in Nairobi In her speech, Chief Guest Professor Collette Suda, Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education,…

Afghanistan: Each year 60,000 Children are treated at French Medical Institute for Children run by Aga Khan University and partners | No patients are denied due to lack of funds

The French Medical Institute for Children treats 60,000 patients each year from all 34 provinces in Afghanistan. The hospital is run by the Aga Khan University in partnership with the Government of France, the French NGO La Chaine de L’Espoir, the Government of Afghanistan and the Aga Khan Development Network. ->>>>><<<<<-

Pakistani nurses and midwives playing crucial role in achieving SDGs — AKU

LR: Prof. Rozina Karmaliani, Mahtab Akbar Rashidi and Prof Afaf Meleis Pakistan now has nurses with the advanced research and clinical skills needed to solve the root causes of poor health, gender inequality and under-development in society, said experts at the International Conference on Nurses and Midwives at the Aga Khan University. Speakers at the…

Aga Khan University convocation: Tackling Pakistan’s complex challenges requires a wide range of skills, says Sindh CM

  2016: In his address to Aga Khan University’s 29th convocation, Chief Guest Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah, highlighted the importance of a broad-based, multidisciplinary education in tackling the country’s problems. Speaking to the University’s 383 graduands, Mr Shah said: “We need natural scientists and social scientists, writers and artists, entrepreneurs and public policy…

15 Years of Quality Nursing Education and Healthcare in East Africa — Coast Week com

Coastweek– Deputy Director of Medical Services in the Ministry of Health Dr. Pacifica Onyancha [second left], Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust Managing Director Frank Welvaert [second right], Aga Khan Development Network, Kenya Diplomatic Representative Dr. Azim Lakhani [left] and Al-Karim, Vice President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Aga Khan University, officially launched a three-day…