AKU in the Media

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An article by Michael Meyer, Dean, GSMC, AKU, Nairobi: Kenya’s security challenge is serious - and likely to become worse. But the desperados will not bring the country down, for all the lurid headlines they inspire.
July 23, 2014
Dr Omrana Pasha of AKU, who led a study of maternal health interventions in six countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia says, “nobody could have been more surprised than I was when we got the results.”
June 30, 2014
The Germany government grants 14 million euros to the East African Community to support media training which will be executed through the Graduate School of Media and Communications of the Aga Khan University.
June 27, 2014

To guide programme planning, the first estimates of neonatal possible severe bacterial infection, by sex and by region, for sub-Saharan Africa, south Asia, and Latin America. Dr Anita Zaidi of AKU was the key member of research team.

June 26, 2014
According to Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta of AKU, Pakistan, only 63 per cent of all births in 75 “high burden” countries - nearly all of them in South America, Africa, or Southeast Asia - take place with a skilled attendant present.
June 25, 2014
Thomas Burkhalter, an ethnomusicologist, music journalist, and cultural producer from Switzerland, delivers a lecture at Aga Khan University on music through the ages and trends.
June 13, 2014
Dr Adeel Ahmad of AKUH, sheds some light on the typical stages a patient passes through upon diagnosis. “Almost every patient goes into shock and denial when they are first told of their illness,” he says.
June 11, 2014

Dr Sahreena Lakhundi, Dr Naveed Ahmed Khan and Dr Ruqaiyyah Siddiqui of AKU conducted the research. It is the first study in Pakistan that has tested different contact lens disinfecting solutions manufactured locally and internationally.

June 2, 2014

Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta of AKU, speaks about the ways social inequality affects: "Nutrition isn't just about what you eat. It's about education, poverty, ethnicity, marginalized populations, community empowerment, social status, access to resources and access to medical care."

June 2, 2014
A timely blood transfusion can save the lives of more than 27% of women who die while giving birth, says medical experts at a public awareness session on blood donation titled, ‘Safe Blood for Saving Mothers’ held at AKU.
May 29, 2014




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