About Us

The Institute for Global Health and Development serves as a hub for innovate research and project development to tackle major global health challenges. It serves to unite the various resources available through the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) and serves as facilitator to create synergies with both internal and external collaborators to strengthen our vision and mission​.​​​

The AKDN Structure

The Institute for Global Health and Development is an entity that operates within the Aga Khan University, part of the AKDN. 

Within the AKU, the Institute partners with all university entities, including different faculties and schools, academic departments and research groups. ​​   ​

The Institute also partners with other institutions in the AKDN. These include the University of Central Asia, Aga Khan Education Services and Aga Khan Health Services.