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Aga Khan University Wins Medical Quiz Contest 2019-06-19

Aga Khan University (AKU) here on Wednesday won the All Pakistan Medical Quiz competition organized by the Jinnah Sindh Medical
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www.urdupoint.com UrduPoint

KARACHI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 19th Jun, 2019 ) :Aga Khan University (AKU) here on Wednesday won the All Pakistan Medical Quiz competition organized by the Jinnah Sindh Medical University (JSMU).

The two-day event was participated by 16 teams of students, representing different medical colleges and universities from across the country.

The semi-final round of the competition was won, after a tough contest, by the teams of AKU, JSMU, Liaqat University of Medical and Health Sciences, Dow University of Health Sciences (DUHS).

St. Jude's Children Cancer Research Hospital Partners With AKU, NICH & IH To Expand Treatment Services

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www.urdupoint.com

Childhood cancer care in Pakistan is expected to significantly improve as US-based St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, a global leader in children's cancer care and research, has launched a series of partnerships aimed at enhancing the standard of oncology services in the country

CAP accredits Aga Khan University hospital labs

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nation.com.pk The Nation

Rawalpindi-The College of American Pathologists (CAP), an internationally recognised standard for clinical laboratories, has accredited the Aga Khan University Hospital’s Clinical Laboratories in Rawalpindi.

Speech by Mr Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, 2019-04-13

Mr Carlos Moedas, the European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, delivering the keynote address in Lisbon, 2019
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akdn

Your Highness the Aga Khan, thank you very much
Princess Zahra Aga Khan
My dear friend, former Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Paulo Portas
Chairman Haile Debas
President Firoz Rasul, thank you for your introduction
My dear friend, Ambassador Nazim Ahmad, always a great friend for a long time and a great man
Honourable Trustees of the Aga Khan University

Dear Friends

Thank you so much for inviting me tonight. I have, let me tell you, a huge admiration, a huge admiration for your community, Your Highness, and for your leadership.

Aga Khan University celebrates partnerships in Lisbon with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives.

Hazar Imam with AKU Board of Trustees, leaders of the Jamat and AKDN and Portuguese universities  delegates   2019-04-13

t a special dinner hosted in Lisbon on 13 April 2019, the Aga Khan University (AKU) celebrated its partnership with Portuguese universities on research and development initiatives. The event was attended by Mawlana Hazar Imam and Princess Zahra.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Banquet Hosted in Honour of Govenor Perry, Houston. 2002-06-23

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akdn.org

Governor Perry,
First Lady of Texas, Anita Perry,
Mayor Wallace,
Leaders and representatives of the Congress of the United States, the State of Texas and the City of Houston,
Consuls General,
Distinguished Guests.

University of Washington and Aga Khan University sign agreement to further population health, research, service and education

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The University of Washington and Aga Khan University signed a memorandum of understanding on Monday.Mark Stone/University of Washington

SEATTLE — The University of Washington today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Aga Khan University to codify partnership activities already underway and to leverage complementary strengths to further expand research, service and education in low- and middle-income countries.

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN AT LUNCHEON GIVEN IN HIS HONOUR BY GOVERNMENT OF QUEBEC

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Ismaili Contact, (December 1983), Pp. 18-19

Montreal, Quebec
April 25, 1983
Mr. Premier
Madame Cote-Levesque, Your Excellency,
Ladies and Gentlemen

I would like to begin this afternoon by expressing my most sincere thanks on behalf of my wife, my brother, Ismailis in Quebec and myself for the reception that you have given us today as well as for the words of praise about Ismailis and myself.

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

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The Express Tribune

KARACHI:

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.

Tanzania: Government Commends Aga Khan for Development Projects 2018-12-03

H.H. The Aga Khan meets with President John P. Magufuli of Tanzania   2018-04-04
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allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The government of Tanzania has yet again hailed development projects that Prince Karim Aga Khan has been initiating through his various institutions established in the country.
Through the projects many Tanzanians have benefited from health care services, education, agriculture and even employment.

Aga Khan University Among Top 250 In World For Studying Medicine

The Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
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academiamag.com

The Aga Khan University Karachi is the only Pakistani university named among the best universities in the world for studying medicine, reinforcing its position as the country’s top medical school.

HARVARD TO AID IN DEVELOPING PAKISTANI TEACHING HOSPITAL

Hazar Imam with Prince Aly Salomone Khan at the Graduating Ceremony at Harvard 1959-06-11
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nytimes.com - The New York Time World

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 19— Harvard University agreed last week to aid in planning and developing a teaching hospital under construction in Karachi, Pakistan.
The $300 million, 721-bed hospital, the most advanced in Pakistan, is being constructed by the Aga Khan, the religious leader of about 15 million Ismaili Moslems. Under an agreement signed here Wednesday, the university will help in developing a medical library, a curriculum for training doctors in the neurosciences and courses on the effects of cultural and work environments on the administration of health services.

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
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www.thenews.com.pk

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.

Aga Khan University receives USD 144,000 for innovative research

Grant Winner Dr. Shahid Sayed a consultant pathologist and senior faculty in the department of pathology at Aga Khan University.
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www.the-star.co.ke

Aga Khan University on Friday received grants amounting to USD144,000 to boost innovative research to assist women living with Metastatic breast cancer.

The grant worth USD 25000 from Seeding Progress and Resources for the Cancer Community (SPARC) Metastatic Breast Cancer Challenge was received by the Head of Medical Oncology Division at Agakhan University, Dr. Asim Shaikh.

The grant was given as a result of a partnership between the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and Pfizer Oncology.

Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the inauguration of the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME)

Mawlana Hazar Imam speaking at the inauguration of the CIME’s facility. Akbar Hakim  2017-12-15
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Speech by His Highness the Aga Khan at the inauguration of the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME)
Karachi, Pakistan
December 19, 2017

President,

I would like to take this occasion to express My deep gratitude to all those who have supported this institution and who are continuing to support it today.

His Highness the Aga Khan inaugurates the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education 2017-12-15

2017-12-15 AKU Pakistan

Karachi, Pakistan, December 15, 2017: The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of AKU.

Prince Karim opens high-tech facility at AKU

H.H. The Aga Khan IV inaugurates the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education, Karachi  2017-12-17
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thenews.com.pk

Prince Karim Aga Khan, the spiritual leader of the Shia Ismaili community, on Friday inaugurated the Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, at the Aga Khan University.

In his inaugural address, Prince Karim Aga Khan, who is also the Chancellor of the AKU, acknowledged the many contributions made towards the advancement of healthcare in the country. He, however, stated that the civil society was underserved in education in Pakistan.

Aga Khan inaugurates state-of-the-art healthcare education centre in Karachi

Professor Saulat Fatmi shares how a low-cost innovation introduced by the Aga Khan University’s faculty is helping students lear
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akdn.org

Karachi, Pakistan, 15 December 2017 - The Aga Khan University’s Centre for Innovation in Medical Education (CIME), a state-of-the-art facility for technology-based learning for health professionals, was inaugurated today by His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of AKU.

dawn.com
The aim of the centre is to transform education of health professionals through the use of simulation and virtual reality technology to develop knowledge and skills, a statement quoted the CIME director Dr Charles Docherty as saying.

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam with President Zia Ul-Haq at the inauguration of the Aga Khan University 1985-11-11

Tanzania: Aga Khan Network Earns Govt Praise in Education

The Aga Khan University Board of Trustees with the Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan during their meetings in Tanzania.  AKD
Source: 
allafrica.com

Kilwa — The government has lavished praise on the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) for implementing effectively an education initiative under a project dubbed Strengthening Education Systems East Africa (Sesea).

The implementation of the project started in 2012 with a purpose of building capacity to pre and primary school teachers on how best they can prepare teaching aid, monitoring and assess academic performance of their pupils.

The project intends to reach 187,344 teachers in the East African countries out of which Tanzania will have 69,515 female teachers as beneficiaries.


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