Event – October 24 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute

Aga Khan University, Office of the Provost, cordially invites you to Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute, a presentation by Dr Kofi Marfo, Founding Director, Institute for Human Development. EVENT: Advancing Global Developmental Science – The Role of a Majority World Research Institute DATE: Friday, October 24th, 2014 TIME: October 24: 4:00 p.m. –…

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Event – October 22 | Aga Khan University, London, UK: The Yezidis of Northern Iraq: Catastrophe and Survival

The Yezidis, a religious minority located mostly in Northern Iraq, came to the attention of the world in August when Islamic state advances into Mount Sinjar forced many thousands to flee their homes amid summary executions and kidnappings. However, this is only one in a long series of persecutions remembered by a community which has…

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Aga Khan University | ​iERG proposes a radical new vision to advance woman and child health

Pakistan is among the five countries with the highest numbers of maternal deaths In its 2014 Annual Report, Every Woman, Every Child: A Post-2015 Vision​, the UN’s independent Expert Review Group (iERG) on Information and Accountability for Women’s and Children’s Health has proposed radical new arrangements for advancing health of women and children in an…

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Aga Khan University Examination Board | Results test candidate’s preparedness for academic rigour and vocational inclinations

This year the September exam session was held in eight cities across Pakistan, testing candidates from 74 affiliated schools. “We offer a number of additional subjects over and above the compulsory and elective subjects at the SSC and HSSC levels,” said AKUEB Director of Operations Karima Kara. “This is to ensure that our candidates can…

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Aga Khan University: Many Ways to Give

Here are many ways to give to the University Hospital. AKU’s passionate supporters come from across the continents. No matter the size, gifts from students, their parents, alumni, faculty and staff will join with the contributions of thousands of other AKU friends to shape University today and into the future.​ Support AKU from where you live.​​​…

UBC professor introduces Maker Days to African educators

UBC professor introduces Maker Days to African educators

Prof. Pauline Rea-Dickins, director at Aga Khan University’s Tanzanian campus Institute for Educational Development, says the Maker Day event was well received and she loved the buzz and excitement that filled the room during the activity sessions. Participants inspired to integrate ‘making’ into the classroom UBC Okanagan’s Maker Days has gone global. Maker Days debuted…

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World Breast Cancer Awareness Week: Aga Khan hospital hosts free breast cancer screening in Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam. As part of events to commemorate the World’s Breast Cancer Awareness Week, The Aga Khan Hospital yesterday organised a free breast cancer screening and checkup for city residents. The camp saw more than 200 individuals get screened for breast cancer as well as receive counseling and it is part of the of…

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Aga Khan University Capacity Building | Chitral News: Another Chitrali earns PhD degree

Chitral — Another talented Chitrali, Tajuddin successfully defended his PhD thesis in a public defense attended by the national and international examiners, supervisory committee, professors and students at the Aga Khan University-Institute for Educational Development (AKU-IED). The topic of his PhD Thesis was ‘Manifestation of global education in national curriculum – A case study of…

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Enlightened Leadership in Times of Globalization

Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development, Karachi: A five-day continuing professional education program facilitated by Dr. Jan-e-Alam Khaki​​, Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development | 22 – 26, 2014 Who should attend? Executives or heads of organizations, NGOs, departments, schools and universities; principals, head teachers, coordinators and organizational or community leaders. discuss ideas…

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium

Samina and Mirza Ali Baig at jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s talk

Of women, mountains, equality and success – By Sumaira Jajja for Dawn.com KARACHI: A woman can do just about anything a man can, all she requires is ‘opportunity’, said 22-year-old Samina Baig, speaking at the jam packed Aga Khan University Hospital’s gymnasium, with her talk aptly titled ‘No Mountain Too High, Nor Too Easy’. Baig…

His Highness the Aga Khan, Chancellor of the Aga Khan University, reviewing the master plan and design for a new 42-acre campus on Sam Nujoma Road which will house both the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development serving master’s level students and an Aga Khan Academy for middle and secondary school students. - Photo: AKDN / Zahur Ramji

Knowledge Diplomacy: Aga Khan University expansion in East Africa to transform Arusha into a Regional Intellectual Epicenter

AKU’s ambitious 15 years plan includes a significant commitment of global resources to the East African region though the expansion of the University’s presence in Arusha, transforming the East African Community’s capital into a “regional intellectual epicenter“. This grand vision was shared by the AKU Chancellor, His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan; Princess Zahra Aga Khan, Head of the Social Welfare Department of…

Tanzania's Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal with Prince Karim Aga Khan. On the right is the MP for Tabora North, Mr Shaffin Sumar. Behind His Highness is the Ismaili Council for Tanzania President Aitmadi Jehangir Bhaloo. Photo by VPO

Tanzania’s Vice President shares a light moment with His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan IV

THE Vice-President, Dr Mohamed Gharib Bilal, shares a light moment with the spiritual leader of the Ismailia Community and Founder of the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF), Prince Karim Aga Khan, who paid a courtesy call on him at the State House in Dar es Salaam on Sunday. The Aga Khan was on a four-day visit to Tanzania, the itinerary for which included…

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Invitation to Apply for Senior Position advertised by AKU, Karachi

Director, Donor Relations and Stewardship,​ Department of Resource Development Aga Khan University, Pakistan This position is responsible for creating meaningful opportunities to engage donors from all “walks of life” and has a significant effect on the University’s ability to recognize and retain current and future donors—which, in turn, affects private giving that enables the University…