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Dr Bhutta receives Samuel J. Fomon Nutrition Award

Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health at Aga Khan University has been selected by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as the recipient of the prestigious Samuel J. Fomon Nutrition Award. 

April 10, 2014

Oscar Award winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy at AKU

Resounding applause greeted Pakistan’s first Oscar Award winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy as soon as she walked into the AKU auditorium. Obaid-Chinoy shared her experiences about her journey as a documentary filmmaker, the power of perseverance and the importance of standing up for the truth.

April 10, 2014

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Clean delivery stressed to control high newborn mortality

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.

Daily Times

Lay the ground for youth employment

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.

The Star

PCOS: Ovar[l]y cautious

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.

The Express Tribune


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