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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.

​Deaths and infections from HIV, TB and malaria drop globally
Today, fewer people are dying from HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria, according to a study by an international consortium of researchers led by IHME. AKU researchers included Professor Zulfiqar Bhutta and Dr Muhammad Imran Nisar.

About AKU

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Whether you belong to the Medical College Class of 1988 or have just graduated from ISMC, you’re always a part of AKU. Catch up with your classmates through our online alumni directory or volunteer through the Alumni Association.​


Our efforts support individual and organisational opportunities for our and our partners' faculty, staff and students - and for the communities where we live and work.​

To know more about our partners and projects, please visit the University Partnership Office website.


A career with AKU means excellent opportunities in an environment driven by inspiration and high expectations. You get the distinct opportunity to be part of a community affecting the lives of some of the best and brightest students. ​

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AKU is planning large-scale developments on its campuses and teaching sites in Pakistan, Afghanistan and East Africa. 

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