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AKU ranked among world's top 100 universities for clinical medicine

Students celebrate their graduation at the Aga Khan University's annual convocation. PHOTO: ATHAR KHAN/EXPRESS
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The Express Tribune Pakistan

KARACHI:

The Aga Khan University (AKU) has been placed among the top 100 universities for clinical medicine and the top 200 for public health in the world.

The rankings were published by the Academic Ranking of World Universities, also known as ShanghaiRanking, which is an annual publication of worldwide university rankings.

In ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019, AKU is the only Pakistani university featured among the top 500 institutes for clinical medicine and public health.

NBP Aitemaad signs Bancatakaful agreement with Jubilee Life Insurance

Habib Bank Pakistan
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fp.brecorder.com Business Recorder

National Bank of Pakistan Aitemaad Islamic Banking Group signed the 'Bancatakaful' agreement with Jubilee Life Insurance Window Takaful Operations which is the largest life insurance company in the private sector of Pakistan. The agreement was signed in a ceremony held at NBP's Head Office to commemorate the partnership in the wake of the expanding market for Bancatakaful products.

NDRMF, AKF Ink Grant Implementation Agreement Worth Rs 834.606 Mln

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urdupoint.com

ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 24th Jul, 2019 ) :National Disaster Risk Management Fund (NDRMF) Wednesday signed Grant Implementation Agreement of Rs 834.606 million with a Joint Venture of Agha Khan Foundation (AKF) Pakistan and Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS).

The agreement had been made by NDRMF for providing grant financing up to Rs 579.621 million for the project titled "Promoting Integrated Mountain Safety in Northern Pakistan (PIMSNP)", a press release said.

Understanding the Aga Khan Agency for Habitat (AKAH)

Group Photo featuring Resilient Homes Challenge Award Winners, World Bank Representatives and Senior AKAH Staff members, Onno Ru
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The Chitral News

Established in 2017 the AKAH includes the legacy programs and initiatives of the Aga Khan Planning and Building Services (AKPBS) including Water Sanitation Extension Program (WASEP), FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, the Disaster Risk Management Initiative (DRMI), the Portfolio Management Office (PMO), and the Prince Sadruddin Aga Khan Fund for the Environment (PSAKFE). It also includes the habitat related activities of Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) and the Mountain Societies’ Development Support Program (MSDSP). The latter is operating in Tajikistan’s Gorno Badakhshan Oblast.

Pakistan President lauds Prince Aga Khan for promoting tourism

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi   2019-06-29
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buzz.travel www.eturbonews.com

President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi praised Prince Aga Khan IV for promoting tourism in Gilgit Baltistan (GB). Aga Khan is a title held by the Imam of the Nizari Isma’ili Shias. Since 1957, the holder of the title has been the 49th Imam, Prince Shah Karim al-Husseini, Aga Khan, a business magnate with British citizenship, as well as a racehorse owner and breeder, after succeeding his grandfather.

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).

‘Government designates 2019 as the year of nurses’ 2019-05-15

AKU School of Nursing and Midwifery celebrates International Midwives’ Day, International Nurses Day. PHOTO: FILE
Source: 
The Express Tribune Pakistan Sindh

KARACHI:

The government of Pakistan has designated 2019 as the year of nursing. Recognising their role in promoting universal healthcare and safeguarding women’s rights, the government is working to enhance the role and voices of nurses and midwives in making a health policy. These views were expressed by speakers at the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery (SONAM) at an event held on Friday in honour of International Midwives’ Day and International Nurses Day. The former is commemorated on May 5 and the latter on May 12 annually across the globe.

Uplift of Chitral: AKDN’s contribution lauded

His Highness the Aga Khan welcomed upon arrival at Chitral airport. His Highness pledged to assist the population 2003-12-04
Source: 
fp.brecorder.com Business Recorder

Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Senator Samina Saeed has said that the contribution of Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) in health, education and social development sectors for the backward district of Chitral are second to none.

Speaking on a report of Senate Functional Committee, which was presented in the house after visiting the district, she said that AKDN has done wonders in an area, which was always ignored by respective governments in the past.

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.

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.

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Prince Rahim Aga Khan and Princess Salwa Aga Khan (representing the Aga Khan Development Network), UW President Ana Mari Cauce,

Seattle, USA, 4 March 2019 - 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 at the Foundation Stone Laying ceremony of the Aga Khan School 1962-09-09

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SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 92 - 93

(On 9th September 1962 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan laid the foundation of a school enormous in size and most modern in concept, being constructed at the grounds of Aga Khan Gymkhana, Karachi, under the aegis of HRH. Prince Aga Khan’s Central Education Board for Pakistan. The project when completed would cost about Rs. 63 lacs, a major portion of which will be donated by His Royal Highness.)

Your Excellencies, Ladies and Gentelmen,

Speech at the Opening ceremony of Muhammedi Girls’ Academy Karachi 1962-09-02

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SPEECHES BOOK II – PG 89 - 91

(The Ismailia Youth Services Karachi have initiated many projects for the advancement of the community. In Karachi one of these has been the Muhammedi Girls’Academy. Recently a magnificent building has been constructed in the lush green surroundings at Malir on the Karachi-Hyderabad highway.

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1964 World Ismailia Socio-Economic Conference held in Karachi 1964-12-15

His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the “Present day Students’ Problems” 1960-10-09

Hazar Imam in Lahore, West Pakistan  1960-10-09
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SPEECHES BOOK II PG 45-46 printed by Shia Imami Ismailia for Africa in 1964

{On October 9 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the “Present day Students’ Problems” sponsored by the Punjab University Students’ Union at Lahore in Pakistan. On that occasion he announced award of 5 post-graduate scholarships for one year study in Europe or the Middle East. Opening the colloquium His Royal Highness said:

Hazar Imam

Hazar Imam

His Highness the Aga Khan meets with students at the Aga Khan III school, Karachi, Pakistan 1970

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’

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Source: Speeches II pg 45 – 46

On 9th October 1960 His Royal Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan opened a colloquium on the Present day Students Problems’ sponsored by the Punjab University Student’s Union at Lahore in Pakistan. On that occasion he announced award of 5 post-graduate scholarships for one year study in Europe or the Middle East.

Opening the colloquium, His Royal Highness said:

Speech by Hazar Imam at the Karachi University 1960-10-01

HazarImam lays Foundation Stone of Prince Aly S. Khan Library, Karachi  1960-10-01
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Speeches Part II 1958-1963 published by Ismailia Associations for Africa 1964

Mr. Vice-Chancellor, Members of the Karachi University Syndicate and Senate, Ladies and Gentlemen.

Today’s occasion for me is one of both happiness and sadness. Happiness because I welcome and am very thankful for the chance to meet you to see your fine campus and to have the honour of laying the foundation stone of your new library.

Speech at the Foundation Stone Laying of Al-Ilmu Reading Room 1960-10-01

Hazar Imam in Bombay 1960
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Africa Ismaili, New Series

On lst October 1960, His Royal Highness laid the foundation stone of the Reading Room building of Prince Aga Khan Students' Union, Kharadhar, Karachi. This institution which was established in 1932, is doing very useful work by providing fees and books to deserving students. The honorary workers of the Union, with great efforts and in details, carried out an educational survey of their area in order to determine the needs and requirements of Ismaili Students. They have also underway a scheme to start a mass educational centre.

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

The Aga Khan University Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Source: 
urdupoint.com

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.


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