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Aga Khan University honours graduates at global convocation 2021-05-22

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667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan and Melinda Gates

The first-ever global convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University (AKU) was live-streamed to a worldwide audience on Saturday, as 667 students in three continents received their degrees and listened to speeches by the Aga Khan, Chief Guest Melinda French Gates and AKU President Firoz Rasul.

AKUH, Patients Behbud Society collaborate with pharma firm to financially support cancer patients 2020-01-23

Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan
thenews.com.pk International The News

The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) and the Patients Behbud Society for the AKUH (PBS) have entered into a partnership with a pharmaceutical company to provide cancer patients with limited financial means access to targeted therapy treatment.

The partnership was announced during an official signing ceremony held at the university hospital premises in Karachi. Under this partnership, Eli Lilly Pakistan Pvt. Ltd. will support 60 per cent of the cost of Lilly’s medicine for gastric, lung & colorectal cancer of all eligible patients from the AKUH.

Pakistani healthcare simulation centre becomes South Asia’s first to receive prestigious accreditation

Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME) in the Aga Khan University
thenews.com.pk The International News

The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education, CIME, has become South Asia’s first simulation-based educational institution to be accredited by the US-based Society for Simulation in Healthcare, SSIH.

The university’s CIME was judged to meet the highest standards in simulation-based education by the SSIH, which has accredited over 170 centres in 19 countries around the world. The accreditation means that CIME will join a global community of practice bringing the latest advances in the field to Pakistan.

Pfizer partners with AKUH to support needy cancer patients 2019-02-26

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi

Pfizer Pakistan Ltd (Pfizer) has entered in to a partnership with The Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) for self-funded patients and The Patient Behbud Society for AKUH (PBS) to provide access to quality targeted therapy treatment to cancer patients without financial means. Patients suffering from gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST), metastatic renal cell carcinoma (MRCC) and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (PNET) will benefit from the partnership. The announcement came during an official signing ceremony held at the University Hospital premises in Karachi.

AKU breaks ground on new research facility 2019-01-27

The Express Tribune


Aga Khan University (AKU) held the groundbreaking ceremony of the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health (CoEWCH) building on its Stadium Road campus on Saturday.

Aga Khan University Inaugurates State Of The Art Anatomy, Surgery Learning Studio 2018-12-14

The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Dec, 2018 ) :A new anatomy and surgical skills lab, introducing the latest available learning aids was opened at The Aga Khan University Medical College here Friday.

According to AKU officials the facility to be functional in an enlarged space will help students to learn about the human body structure, and enable residents, practicing physicians along with surgeons to rehearse difficult and complicated surgical procedures before performing them on real patients.

AKU supports 33,000 jobs annually in Sindh: study

Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high qu

The Aga Khan University launched on Thursday a landmark study which found that AKU has an annual economic impact in Pakistan of Rs103 billion, or $ 1 billion, and supports 42,000 jobs, including 33,000 in Sindh.

His Highness the Aga Khan Speech at the Inauguration Ceremony of Aga Khan University, Karachi 1985-11-11

Hazar Imam with President Zia ul-Haq inaugurating the Aga Khan University and Hospital 1985-11-11

Your Excellency The President; Your excellency the Governor of Sind; Honourable Chief Minister of Sind; Honourable Ministers; Your Excellencies; Distinguished Guests.

Mr President, your unfaltering encouragement has enabled us to bring the Aga Khan University into being. To give the first private University in Pakistan your support was a bold initiative and one to which I wish to offer the fullest recognition.

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