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​Aga Khan University’s Chancellor and Trustees decide to expand in Tanzania​​

The Chancellor, His Highness the Aga Khan presided over meetings in Tanzania, in which Trustees from five countries spanning three continents made key decisions to expand the University’s presence as a multidisciplinary university of international standing in the East African region.

August 14, 2014

Hepatitis C is no. 1 driver for liver cancer

“Chronic hepatitis B and C cause more deaths worldwide than tuberculosis or even HIV/AIDS,” stated Dr Shahab Abid, Professor and Head of Gastroenterology, Aga Khan University, at a public awareness session held to mark World Hepatitis Day at the University Hospital.

July 27, 2014

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Living without fear: Hepatitis C patients fight for a healthy life

“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.

The Express Tribune

FMIC expands services, health programmes

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.

Afghanistan Times

Africans must rise up and build Africa

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.

The Star


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