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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.

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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
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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.

Tanzania: Aga Khan University Set to Build Two More Campuses

President Jakaya Kikwete with the Aga Khan at State House in Dar es Salaam on February 23, 2015. PHOTO | EMMNAUEL HERMAN | NATIO
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allafrica.com

Dar es Salaam — The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is preparing to build two university campuses for the Aga Khan University (AKU) in Tanzania.

This was revealed yesterday by the director of the AKDN's Institute for Education Development (East Africa), Prof Joe Lugalla.
He was addressing a press briefing in Dar es Salaam on the Ismaili Jubilee & Carnival, which is scheduled for this Sunday.
According to Prof Lugalla, the first campus will be built in Arusha. It is estimated that construction will take six years.

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12 April 2008 - His Highness the Aga Khan addressing the media prior to the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Texas and the Aga Khan University, as Governor Rick Perry of Texas listens intently.

AKDN/Gary Otte

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Akdn.org

SPEECH BY HER EXCELLENCY MARGARET KENYATTA, FIRST LADY OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA DURING THE LAUNCH OF THE KENYA COUNTDOWN REPORT

Princess Zahra and The First Lady H.E. Margaret Kenyatta  2016-04-28
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The Presidency Kenya

Thank you Dr. Kioko for that kind introduction.

Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Members of the Diplomatic Corps,

Distinguished Guests,

Ladies and Gentlemen,

Aga Khan University, thank you for your invitation; I am honoured to be part of the world-renowned work that your Centre of Excellence for Women and Child health is doing, to further the frontiers of modern medicine-through research, and to safeguard the health of women and children across Kenya, East Africa and the entire region.

Aga Khan University and Partners Launch Landmark Study to Help Kenya Meet Maternal/Child Health Goals 2016-04-28

Princess Zahra at Kenya Countdown to 2015 Country Case Study  2016-04-28
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akdn.org

Nairobi, Thursday, April 28, 2016 – Aga Khan University, Kenya’s Ministry of Health and a group of partners launched the Kenya Countdown to 2015 Country Case Study today, one of the most detailed analyses to date of Kenya’s progress in reducing maternal and child deaths.

Mawlana Hazar Imam arrives in Uganda ahead of hospital announcement 2015-12-16

A six-year-old girl presents flowers to Mawlana Hazar Imam as he steps off the plane at Entebbe. AKDN / Will Boase
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theismaili.org

Entebbe, 16 December 2015 — Mawlana Hazar Imam arrived in Uganda today ahead of an expected event announcing plans for a new Aga Khan University Hospital to be established in Kampala.

Hazar Imam revealed his intention to establish the hospital in February, at the convocation ceremony of the Aga Khan University.

“With the cooperation of the government we plan to establish a new Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala,” he said in his convocation address. “No Ugandan should have to leave the country to seek quality medical care.”

Uganda: Aga Khan University Hospital to Launch in Uganda 2015-12-15

Hazar Imam with Prince Amyn and President Museveni in Kampala  2015-12-15
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allAfrica.com The Monitor

Kampala — Aga Khan University Hospital is poised to expand its footprint in East Africa after acquiring land from government to build aspecialised health facility in Kampala.

The 60-acre piece of land, which is part of the former Nakawa-Naguru Housing Estate, will host a teaching hospital.

The facility will serve as hospital and a health training institution for the Aga Khan University located on Gadaffi Road in Old Kampala, which trains doctors, nurses, midwives and allied health professionals.

Hazar Imam to visit Kampala for establishment of teaching hospital 2015-12-17

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AKU Newsletter

The Government of Uganda has generously provided the Aga Khan University with a grant of land in central Kampala for the establishment of this teaching hospital. A ceremony announcing the land grant and initiation of the Aga Khan University Hospital in Kampala, Uganda will take place on December 17, 2015 and will be presided by His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni and our Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan

Keynote remarks made at the Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) Summit in Toronto. 2014-05-29

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akdn.org

Thank you Ms Brown for that kind introduction.

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim

Prime Minister Harper,
President Kikwete,
Your Majesty,
Your Excellencies,
Honourable Ministers,
Distinguished Guests,
Ladies and Gentlemen:

Like you, I am here today because of my conviction that improving maternal, neonatal and child health should be one of the highest priorities on the global development agenda. I can think of no other field in which a well-directed effort can make as great or as rapid an impact.

CONVOCATION ADDRESS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 10th ANNIVERSARY OF THE AGA KHAN UNIVERSITY 1994-11-19

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The Ismaili Canada

Your Excellency the Prime Minister, Your Excellency the Governor of Sindh, Honourable Chief Minister of Sindh, Dr. Geraldine Kenney-Wallace, President of McMaster University, Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, Trustees, Faculty Members, Distinguished Guests, and Graduating Students, As-salam wa alaykum


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