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First world-class operating rooms inaugurated at the Aga Khan University Hospital

A new operating theatre suite with three state-of-the-art operating rooms has been inaugurated at the Aga Khan University Hospital today, and offer benefits to patients, their surgeons and the teaching community locally and elsewhere in the region.

March 27, 2015

New infectious diseases challenge healthcare experts

The world faces serious threats from arboviruses – vector borne diseases like dengue, yellow fever, Japanese B encephalitis – and various bacteria such as tuberculosis and pneumonia that have become resistant to nearly every available antibiotic, warned healthcare experts at a symposium.

March 24, 2015

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AKU IN THE MEDIA

The future of African children is dreadful

An article by Dr Alex Awiti of AKU: The prevalence of stunting in Africa is Estimated at about 36  per cent. Under nourishment causes 45 per cent of all child deaths in sub-Saharan Africa – 3.1 million deaths annually.

The Star

Children more vulnerable to rheumatic heart disease

“I am feeling the difference and that is great. For the first time in two years, I am able to have a sound sleep,” says Khalid, a teenager who was recently discharged from the Aga Khan University Hospital, where he underwent a heart surgery.

Dawn

The need for nursing homes

An op-ed by Dr Saniya R Sabzwari of AKU says: Homes provide the best environment to most seniors, where they live surrounded by family.

The Express Tribune

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