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…

The Pamir Energy Story: General Director Daler Jumaev addresses World Hydropower Congress in Paris | Watch Aga Khan foundation, UK’s archive video from Ismaili Centre, London

It was 6:57pm on 9 September, 2018. We turned on electricity for the township of Murghab. Within two minutes, a wave of celebration came from the streets as light bulbs flickered on for the first time. We watched and listened across the river, where the hydropower plant is located. It was magical. It was one…

Pamir Energy listed among the best PPP Projects — Asia Plus | An AKFED project

DUSHANBE, April 12, 2016, Asia-Plus – Pamir Energy Company (Pamir Energy) has reportedly been listed among the best Public-Private-Partnership (PPP) projects. Pamir Energy participated in an international UNECE PPP forum for sustainable development that took place in Geneva from March 30 to April 1. A three-day forum hosted by the UNECE International PPP Center of…

The Aga Khan Development Network Statement at the Sixth Regional Economic Cooperation Conference on Afghanistan

Since its restoration by the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, the Bagh-e-Babur has attracted over 400,000 visitors annually. AKDN has mobilised over US$ 1 billion for economic, social and cultural development in Afghanistan. Photo: AKTC Statement delivered by Mrs. Nurjehan Mawani, AKDN Diplomatic Representative, Afghanistan Mr. Chairman, Excellencies, Honoured colleagues, On behalf of the Aga…

News Video: Kabul Surgeons Successfully Separate Conjoined Twins

TOLOnews Published 04.08.2015 Afghan doctors have successfully separated 15-day-old conjoined twin girls in Kabul. ***** See also Conjoined Twin Girls Separated in Afghan First: Doctors — Medical Observer com Posts on PBSJ Blog  The French Medical Institute for Children (FMIC): FMIC expands services, health programs — Afghanistan Times FMIC is a public-private partnership between the…

Bangladesh invites more public-private partnership investment in its fast-growing economy — The Ismaili org

Bangladesh State Minister M.A. Mannan speaks at a gathering on public-private partnerships at the Ismaili Jamatkhana and Centre, Dhaka. Ismaili Council for Bangladesh The speakers invited non-resident Bangladeshis and other entrepreneurs to consider investing in public-private partnership opportunities in various sectors of opportunity. Ismaili Council for Bangladesh   His Excellency M.A. Mannan, MP, the State…

The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN): Tajikistan’s biggest development implementing agency — The World Folio com Interview with Akbar Ali Pesnani

Mr. Akbar Ali Pesnani, Resident Representative of The Aga Khan Development Network (…) An interesting aspect of the AKDN is the sheer size of its operations. How widespread is it both in Tajikistan and internationally? AKDN is the biggest implementing agency in Tajikistan. We have worked with various donor organizations including USAID, SDC, DFID, KfW,…