Pakistan: Another accolade for Professor Bhutta — Aga Khan University

Apr 29, 2020: Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of the Aga Khan University has been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society, the United Kingdom’s leading scientific body, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to global child health over three decades. Professor Bhutta joins 62 exceptional scientists from around the world as Fellows and Foreign members…

Videos: How Germany’s Universal Health-Care System Works — CNBC | Lessons to be learned from Germany’s handling of COVID-19 — CBC News | Why Germany has a lower coronavirus death rate — Sky News, UK

Videos: How Germany’s Universal Health-Care System Works — CNBC Germany’s health-care system spends nearly half as much as the United States but still manages to cover 100% of its population through a mix of public and private insurance schemes. There are two different systems that residents can turn to for insurance in Germany: SHI, which…

Pakistan: Initiative launched to train 10 million youth in lifesaving skills

An alliance of public and private healthcare institutions, supported by the Sindh government, has launched the Pakistan Life Savers Programme, PLSP, an initiative to train 10 million Pakistanis in key skills such as CPR, cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and bleeding control, at an event at Aga Khan University. KU Medical College Dean Dr Adil Haider, Sindh Secretary…

Princess Zahra inaugurates Aga Khan Hospital Phase II expansion in Dar es Salaam | Video Opening ceremony of the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam – Phase II

Earlier today, Princess Zahra visited the Aga Khan Hospital, Dar es Salaam and joined His Excellency Kassim Majaliwa, Prime Minister of Tanzania, to preside over the inauguration of Phase II of its expansion programme. The event was also attended by the Honourable Ummy Ally Mwalimu, Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children; Frédéric…

USA: Medicare for All – How Can We Pay for It? — The Real News com | Prof. Robert Pollin and Michael Lighty discuss the findings of a new study by the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst

Prof. Robert Pollin and Michael Lighty discuss the findings of a new study by the Political Economy Research Institute at UMass Amherst. The study finds Medicare for All could reduce total healthcare spending by 10 percent, while creating stable access to good care and improving the health of all U.S. residents Contextual Content The Study:…