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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 week’s Science.

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 meet.
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

“Chronic hepatitis B and C cause more deaths worldwide than tuberculosis or even HIV/AIDS,” stated Dr Shahab Abid, Professor and Head of Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University, at a public awareness session held to mark World Hepatitis Day at the University Hospital.

July 27, 2014
Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, according to a study by an international consortium of researchers led by IHME. AKU researchers included Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta and Dr Muhammad Imran Nisar.
July 22, 2014

Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health conducted the survey, with technical and financial support from UNICEF, Central Statistics Office, Aga Khan University and the Silk Route.

July 18, 2014
Providing basic medical services, including polio vaccinations, to children in Pakistan’s poorest and most conflict-ridden areas is the key to ending polio worldwide, argues Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta in a comment piece in this week’s Nature.
July 16, 2014

AKUH Karachi's dietician goes an extra mile to restore an extremely malnourished patient's health 

July 14, 2014

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