Aga Khan Health Services expands healthcare in Afghanistan’s Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces | Aga Khan Health Services at Glance

Kabul, Afghanistan, 17 February 2019 – In a signing ceremony held at Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, the Aga Khan Health Services (AKHS) took over management of health care facilities in the Bamyan and Badakhshan provinces on a pay-for-performance basis as part of the “Sehatmandi project”.  Paediatric services at the Bamyan Hospital, which AKHS already…

Over 600 Graduate in Afghanistan from University of Central Asia Schools

The University of Central Asia’s (UCA) School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) celebrated its third graduation ceremony, recognising 629 learners across six Satellite Learning Centres (SLC) in Afghanistan in September and October 2017. These centres are in Darwaz, Ishkashim, Shughnan and Faizabad, as well as SPCE programmes offered in cooperation with the Aga Khan…

First Class of Nurses Graduates in Faizabad, Afghanistan

Faizabad, Badakhshan, 23 September 2015 – Sixty-one students were awarded the General Nursing Diploma at a graduation ceremony in Faizabad, Badakhshan. Sixty-one students were awarded the General Nursing Diploma at a graduation ceremony in Faizabad, Badakhshan, Afghanistan. Photo: AKU The ceremony marked a milestone: the graduation of the first class of nurses from a programme…

“Badakhshan” in Turkey — Eurasia Net news on 11th Konya International Mystic Music Festival featured the 6-member Badakhshan Ensemble (Tajikistan)

The 11th Konya International Mystic Music Festival featured the 6-member Badakhshan Ensemble (Tajikistan) in a concert of spiritual and traditional music of Badakhshan on the evening of 24 September. The Ensemble’s participation in the Festival comes as part of a long-term relationship between the Aga Khan Music Initiative and the Festival. The Music Initiative was…

Prof. Eric Ormsby’s translation of Nasir-i Khusraw’s Jami‘ al-Hikmatayn under the title ‘Between Reason and Revelation: Twin Wisdoms Reconciled’ receives World Book Award

IIS (Institute of Ismaili Studies) Publication Receives World Book Award June 2014 Professor Eric Ormsby has received The World Book Award of the Islamic Republic of Iran for his translation of Nasir-i Khusraw’s Jami‘ al-Hikmatayn under the title Between Reason and Revelation: Twin Wisdoms Reconciled. The award, given for works that further an appreciation of…

Agricultural Institute established in Badakhshan — Wadsom com article on Aga Khan Foundation,German Federal Foreign Ministry and Mercy Corps ACTED project

A new agricultural institute building has been inaugurated in the Baharak district of Badakhshan Province. The project was financed by the German Federal Foreign Ministry and implemented by the KfW Development Bank and its partner, the Aga Khan Foundation. It is the first such institute of its kind in Badakhshan at district level. The school…