AKU, Pakistan: Collaborating to promote quality midwifery care | Seminar held by the School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM)

The School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) brought together policymakers from the Sindh government and private sector experts at a seminar to highlight how a competency-based midwifery programme at the undergraduate level could equip midwives with the clinical skills needed to reduce Pakistan’s alarming maternal mortality ratio (MMR) .​ Government and private sector stakeholders along…

Jaipur- India: Aga Khan Foundation makes case for long-term investments in higher education to drive catalytic economic growth and social change

Jaipur, India, January 2018 – Matt Reed, CEO of the Aga Khan Foundation UK, spoke at the Jaipur Literature Festival on Friday 26th at a session entitled Beyond the University: Higher Education and Development. As questions continue to arise about the quality of Indian universities, the proportion of skilled labour in relation to the country’s…

AKU ( Aga Khan University) “challenge” to young Pakistanis | Watch video

Forty-five students from across Pakistan came together to attend the Aga Khan University’s Challenge ‘Scholarship’ Programme that aims to prepare young people for higher education. The students, a mix of young women and men, came from 24 cities and towns from across Pakistan, from Parachinar and Bhimber in the north all the way to Dera…

Canada: Plans unveiled for Islamic garden in Edmonton — The Ismaili | A memorandum of understanding between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University also signed

Edmonton, 7 April 2017 — Details of an Islamic garden gifted by Mawlana Hazar Imam to the University of Alberta were revealed today at a special ceremony. The event also included the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the University of Alberta and the Aga Khan University. (Click Image to watch)  When it opens…