Universal health coverage possible if nurses and midwives play their pivotal role | Construction of 600-bed capacity Aga Khan University Hospital and Academic Centre is underway in Kampala, Uganda

Kampala, Uganda, 8 February 2020 – Evelyne Amulen, a midwifery graduate at Aga Khan University (AKU), went to great lengths to pursue her education. For two years, she travelled over 600 kilometres from Karamoja to Kampala twice a week to pursue undergraduate studies at AKU’s School of Nursing and Midwifery.  “If I didn’t get a…

The Easy Solution to Help Keep Girls in School — Project Syndicate Video

An African proverb says, “If we educate a boy, we educate one person. If we educate a girl, we educate a family – and a whole nation.” So why are girls’ rates of school attendance and literacy still so low in many countries? Source: Project Syndicate Published on 29.05.2018 ->>>>><<<<<-

India: 84 students graduate from the Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad

The Aga Khan Academy Hyderabad celebrated its fifth Graduation Ceremony at its 100-acre campus near Shamshabad/RGI Airport on Saturday 19th May 2018.  84 students of the Class of 2018 concluded their International Baccalaureate journey at the Academy with a formal evening ceremony attended by fellow students, Academy senior management, faculty and staff as well as…

Being the change: A lens on the beauty of northern Pakistan — The Ismaili | The topics of education and women empowerment were just some of the key factors that the NGOs in Hunza were focused upon

Often referred to as the roof of the world, the remote regions of Gilgit-Baltistan feature some of the world’s most outstanding areas of natural beauty. Lush green valleys surrounded by snow-capped mountains provide a home to 1.8 million people in the northernmost areas of Pakistan. “A kiss of mist”: View of HunzaAROOSA ALLY Ms. Grace…

“Seeking knowledge at all ages” — By Sharifa Merali on the Ismaili

Through a Skills Development Initiative, the Ismaili Council for the USA provides a support system for members of the Jamat seeking income enhancement and financial sustainability in an increasingly competitive economy. Members of the Jamat at an English as a Second Language class. Farzana Gajani, who became a cosmetologist with the help of the Quality…