Dr Benedict Mtasiwa of IUCEA urged East African universities to seize opportunities for dialogue and cooperation across the region to enable a more integrated East African community where students are able to pursue degrees and educational opportunities across borders.
February 6, 2016
The Tanzania Commission for Universities’ Executive Secretary Professor Yunus Mgaya applauded AKU’s significant commitment to an ambitious expansion plan in Tanzania and East Africa. He was speaking as the chief guest at the University’s convocation ceremony in Dar es Salaam.
February 3, 2016
Professor Marleen Temmerman, Chair, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology and Director, Women’s Health and Research, Faculty of Health Sciences at the Aga Khan University in East Africa has received the prestigious Marie Popelin award 2016 in recognition of her endeavours for women’s rights.
February 1, 2016
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February 1, 2016
The Aga Khan University Medical College’s Class of 1999 has donated US$ 350,000 for an Endowment Fund for child care, which will allow the Aga Khan University Hospital to provide financial assistance and support to needy children from semi-urban and rural communities in Pakistan.
January 29, 2016
Sahabzada Yaqub Khan, Pakistan’s former foreign minister and founding chair of the Aga Khan University’s Board of Trustees, passed away at the age of 95.
January 26, 2016
Ending Preventable Stillbirth research series was developed by 216 experts from more than 100 organisations in 43 countries and comprises five papers. The authors of the first, third and fifth papers include Prof Zulfiqar A Bhutta, Prof Marleen Temmerman, Dr Jai K Das and Ms Arjumand Rizvi from AKU.
January 19, 2016
Findings of the Kenya Youth Survey were released and a data portal launched at an event in Nairobi. The survey was commissioned by AKU’s East African Institute to understand aspirations, attitudes, concerns and values of Kenya’s youth.
January 18, 2016
AKUH has entered into an agreement with Smile Train to provide free-of-cost cleft lip and palate corrective surgeries to patients who require financial assistance. So far 16 individuals have had their lives turned around.
January 13, 2016
The Aga Khan University’s Department of Community Health Sciences and international collaborators have received an award to study ways to lower hypertension in adults living in rural South Asia.
January 7, 2016