AKU in the Media
“I was not confident about the chances of being treated since I knew that only 35 per cent of hepatitis C patients survive this disease,” says Syed Ali Mujtaba Zaidi during a public awareness session held at AKUH to mark World Hepatitis Day.
August 20, 2014
FMIC laid the foundation stone of mother and child house, Postgraduate Medical Education Programme building extension and staff house in its existing campus in Afghanistan aimed at serving needy Afghans in better manner. The Hospital is managed and run by the AKU, which is an agency of AKDN.
August 15, 2014
An article by Dr Alex Awiti of AKU: Speaking at the US-Africa Leaders’ Summit, Obama observed that a new Africa was emerging, even though Africa is still confronted with the challenges of disease, hunger, poverty and conflict.
August 12, 2014
The Aga Khan University, Institute for Education Development, East Africa, has signed a MoU with the ministry of Education to provide educational leadership and management training for more than 800 secondary school head teachers implementing free education across the country.
August 6, 2014
An op-ed by Dr Arshad Altaf of AKU says Pakistanis are facing a multitude of health problems and foremost among them is hepatitis C infection.
August 5, 2014
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