According to experts speaking during a World Heart Day event held at AKUH, the number of deaths due to heart diseases is expected to rise to 23 million in next 10-15 years with 80 per cent of these deaths occurring in low-income countries like Pakistan.
September 28, 2014
In its 2014 Annual Report, the UN's independent Expert Review Group on Information and Accountability for Women's and Children's Health has proposed radical new arrangements for advancing health of women and children. The iERG members include Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta of AKU.
September 21, 2014
Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia which usually starts around 60 years of age and is characterized by short term memory problems; memories from the remote past are usually spared.
September 20, 2014
The Aga Khan University Faculty of Health Sciences Library in Nairobi has won the 2014 Maktaba Award in recognition of the excellent library and information services it provides.
September 19, 2014
As society and its medical challenges evolve globally,
we need new models of health professional education that straddle
multiple disciplines and geographic boundaries, said Dr Robert Armstrong
of the Aga Khan University and colleagues, in a “perspective” in this
September 11, 2014
First international standards to assess fetal growth and newborn size worldwide emerged from INTERGROWTH 21st, a collaborative effort of over 300 clinicians and researchers from 27 institutions across the world, including the Aga Khan University.
September 5, 2014
The French Medical Institute for Children is now offering live teleconsultations in neurology to Bamyan Provincial Hospital (BPH) and Faizabad Provincial Hospital (FPH), in Kabul, Afghanistan.
September 2, 2014
“Great things are done when men and mountains meet,”
said William Blake, the 19th century English poet. But he had not met
the brother and sister mountaineering team, Mirza and Samina Ali Baig
for whom great things have been achieved when men, women and mountains
August 28, 2014
The Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan presided over meetings in Tanzania, in which Trustees from five countries spanning three continents made key decisions to expand the University’s presence as a multidisciplinary university of international standing in the East African region.
August 14, 2014
The Departments of Surgery of Aga Khan University have taken the concept of one university with multiple campuses to new dimension by organizing the University's first combined surgical conference involving all the four surgical departments of the University including Nairobi, Dar-es-Salaam, Kabul
August 2, 2014