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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.

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

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

Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi
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fp.brecorder.com

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.

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 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,

1964

1964

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

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

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Source: 
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.

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.

Speech at the OPENING CEREMONY OF "Dr. ALIDINA KHARADHAR HOSPITAL & MATERNITY HOME" (Kharadhar)

Hazar Imam in Bombay 1960
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Speeches. Vol 2. pg 20

Karachi, Pakistan OPENING CEREMONY OF "Dr. ALIDINA KHARADHAR HOSPITAL & MATERNITY HOME" (Kharadhar)
August 26, 1960

(Speeches. Vol 2. pg 20)

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan visit Pakistan 2018-11-29

Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan arrive in Gahkuch, Punial Valley, Ghizer District in Gilgit-Baltistan. During their sta

29 November 2018 - Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa Aga Khan travelled to Pakistan for a six-day working visit in late October 2018, which included stops in several districts of Gilgit-Baltistan as well as in Chitral district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, along with the capital city of Islamabad and the southern city of Karachi. During their visit, Prince Rahim and Princess Salwa examined approaches to poverty alleviation and development, and visited a number of AKDN institutions and projects aimed at improving quality of life.

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.

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.

A Vision of Hope and Faith - An Interview with His Highness the Aga Khan by Imran Aslam 2000-10-26

Mawlana Hazar Imam being interviewed by Imran Aslam, at Governor's House Pakistan   2000-10-26
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ismaili.net

Imran: Good evening ladies and Gentlemen, we have a very distinguished visitor here this evening. Somebody who has always been a great friend of Pakistan, he is the Spiritual Leader of the Ismaili Muslims, an illustrious son of Islam, and as I said earlier, every time he visits, the People of Pakistan look forward to it. Look forward to his interventions and to his great vision, which is always translated eventually into reality. I'd like to welcome His Highness the Aga Khan.

-Aga Khan: Thank you very much indeed.

Imran: Welcome to Pakistan.

Aga Khan: Thank you very much.

SPEECH AT THE LUNCHEON HOSTED BY THE AGA KHAN FOUNDATION AND THE AGA KHAN SOCIAL WELFARE INSTITUTIONS - 1983-03-22

H.H. The Aga Khan speaking at a luncheon hosted by the Social Institutions and the Aga Khan Foundation, Pakistan, 1983-03-22

Honourable Ministers, Your Excellencies, President Ramzan Merchant, Distinguished Guests

It is a special and very welcome occasion for me to be amongst such distinguished representatives of Government, of foreign countries and of international agencies here today: special because my family and I are deeply involved in social welfare in the widest sense and I particularly appreciate being amongst those who commit their time, resources and efforts for the benefit of mankind.


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