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​Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries. The pace of decline in deaths and infections has accelerated since 2000
July 22, 2014
Afghanistan’s National Nutrition Survey 2013, released on July 15, has revealed a significant improvement in the nutrition status of women and children over the past decade.
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
A new study has revealed that babies born to healthy mothers worldwide grow similarly in the womb and are of strikingly similar size at birth.
July 7, 2014

The Aga Khan University’s Communicators’ Network June meeting was the forum for a special presentation by Ruby Lee, Digital Communications Manager, Advancement Office, University of Melbourne.

June 24, 2014
Nadia was about to become another statistic: one of the 87 per cent of girls in Balochistan who drop out of primary school.
June 10, 2014

What could 4 faculty members, 79 students in two trans-continental universities, have in common? They are all participants in a Science of Early Child Development course delivered across Aga Khan University and University of Toronto campuses in Canada, Pakistan, Tanzania and Uganda.

June 5, 2014

Anum Shiraz and Sehrish Parwaiz, from the School of Nursing and Midwifery’s General Nursing Diploma programme, secured the first and third positions respectively in the recently concluded examinations conducted by the Sindh Nurses Examination Board, Karachi.

June 3, 2014

One third of adults in Pakistan are overweight or obese, and the gender gap in excess weight is widening, with more women gaining weight than men, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis of trend data from 188 countries, published in The Lancet.

May 29, 2014
The Aga Khan University is pleased to announce that Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health, has been presented with the 2014 WHO Ihsan Doğramacı Family Health Foundation Prize.
May 22, 2014




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