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Save the Children in collaboration with AKU and WHO has recently conducted Simplified Antibiotic Treatment Trial. Professor Anita Zaidi of AKU led the study in the urban settlements of Karachi.

April 17, 2014

Dr Alex Awiti of AKU says in his article that, unemployment especially among the youth is the defining social-economic and political challenge of our time. It is ironic that we are confronted with unprecedented levels of unemployment despite impressive GDP growth over the last decade.

April 15, 2014

Puberty can be challenging, but combines with the polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) it can becomes unbearable. “The disease is quite common in South Asia because of the gene,” says Dr Iffat Ahmed, a gynaecologist at the Aga Khan University Hospital.

April 13, 2014

“My job is to amplify the voices of the sane, which have been there but unheard of,” says Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, Pakistan’s first Academy and Emmy awards winning documentary filmmaker, while delivering a lecture on ‘Bringing voices to the forefront' at AKU's special lecture series.

April 12, 2014

A blog by Dr Asad I Mian of AKU: Eid in Karachi is more memorable than it has to be in Houston. The entire process seems lacklustre and sterile in retrospect as compared to selecting, developing an attachment to, and then sacrificing the animal in Karachi.

April 8, 2014

Mastung blast survivors shares their tales of grief on Skype with a sense of fortitude, courage and grace. On Jan 26, eight were shifted from Quetta’s Civil and Military Hospital to AKUH,K.

April 7, 2014

Urdu writer Arfa Sayeda Zehra and poet Zehra Nigah’s dialogues at the Sixth Sense Forum, Aga Khan University Hospital on Thursday evening.

April 5, 2014

An article by Michael Meyer, Dean, Graduate School of Media and Communications, AKU, Nairobi says, “Since 2007, when EU and African heads of state embraced a joint agenda for social and economic progress, Europe has emerged as Africa’s biggest development partner by far”.

April 4, 2014

An article by Dr Alex Awiti of AKU: At a more fundamental level, happiness is the essence of our humanity. Going back to the subject of work for a moment, I have come to understand that it is not just doing something, which pays the most, but doing something that makes one really happy.

April 1, 2014

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah welcomes the keen interest and investment of $500 million by the Aga Khan University in the Education City project to be established in Karachi in due course of time.

March 27, 2014




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