AKU is playing a crucial role in the fight against the pandemic. We are providing COVID testing and screening​ for the infected while continuing to care for non-COVID-19 patients; conducting research to better understand the virus and its spread; developing innovative devices and diagnostics; advising governments at the highest levels; educating the public; sharing our knowledge with other hospitals and health care workers; and rapidly transitioning to online instruction so our students can keep learning safely.


COVID-19 Vaccine Clinical Trial​

Efforts are underway around the world to develop a safe and effective vaccine to protect people against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. AKU is looking for potential volunteers who are willing to take part in a clinical trial of the CanSino COVID-19 vaccine. 

If you are interested in participating, please fill this short online form. It will help the research team determine if you are a suitable candidate. 

VOLUNTEER NOW      |      ​FAQs​​​​​​​​

​​​​Register for a tele-consultation

ICU physicians from government-identified hospitals can call in for an educational tele-consult with ​AKU consultants.​​​




COVID-19 Dialogue Series
A series by AKU's Centre of Excellence for Trauma & Emergencies in collaboration with John Hopkins Center for Global Emergency Care, aiming to bring experienced professionals together to discuss past emergencies to improve our response to COVID-19.​

Ed Tech Lounge​

An initiative by the Networks of Quality, Teaching and Learning, to develop a virtual space for university faculty to discuss strategies on how to continue teaching and learning as we transition to online education.​

Reimagining our Future Talk Series​

A series of short online talks organised by the Office of Student Experience, Pakistan to invite innovators, creators and thought leaders to share their perspectives on the local and global future of work and society.​

​​University Hospitals​

The Aga Khan University Hospitals continue to provide the high-quality health services for which they are known.  

Pakistan: call our helpline +92 21 111 911 911 
or visit the University Hospital. ​

Kenya: call our helpline +254 (0) 709 931 700 
or visit the University Hospital​​​.​

​Aga Kha​n ​Development Network 

The Aga Kha​n ​Development Network​ has Frequently Asked Questions on COVID-19​ testing to help people access important information.

​AKDN also has a special bulletin on COVID-19 available in Urdu, EnglishKiswahili and other languages​.