Ismaili Health Professional Association USA and Canada train staff of Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa

Ismaili Health Professional Association USA and Canada train staff of Aga Khan Hospital, Mombasa

Coastweek– Management Development Programme Organized by Aga Khan Health Services Kenya (AKHS), Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) USA, Ismaili Health Professional Association (IHPA) in partnership with London School of Economics (LSE) Aga Khan Health Service in conjunction with IHPA- USA and Canada and AKF have partnered with the London School of Economics to train Senior and…

Aga Khan University trains over 800 Ugandan head teachers in educational leadership and management

Over 800 Ugandan head teachers trained by the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development East Africa

Prof. Pauline Rea Dickins from the Aga Khan University Institute for Educational Development East Africa Monday handed over the exam results to the director of basic and secondary education, Hajj Yusuf Nsubuga at the ministry’s head office along Parliamentary Avenue in Kampala. “…we have a direct correlation, and we know that this is also coming…

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Event – November 13 | The Royal Geographical Society & Aga Khan University, London, UK | Cities in the Middle East and North Africa

This book launch, exhibition, talk by Dr Stephane Pradines​ (Associate Professor, AKU-ISMC) and documentary film screening is for those interested in the contemporary architecture, revitalisation of historical spaces, and modern life in cities in the Middle East and North Africa. Accompanied by live music by Maya Youssef (virtuoso kanun player) and refreshments, the evening offers a…

Jahangir Khan Sherpao, President of Pakistan's Institute of Architects (IAP) presents the citation to Firoz Rasul, President, AKU, who accepted on His Highness' behalf (Photo: AKU)

Architecture is Life | Pakistan’s Institute of Architects Presents a Citation to His Highness the Aga Khan for Patronage of Architecture

As Architects, Urban Planners and Academics gathered in Pakistan to discuss Aga Khan Award for Architecture (AKAA) in a seminar and exhibition titled Architecture is Life, Pakistan’s Institute of Architects presented a citation to His Highness Prince Karim Aga Khan, expressing their gratitude for his patronage of architecture, particularly in Pakistan. Karachi, 7 November 2014 –…

Exhibition details

Event – November 9 – 16 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan | Exhibition: Architecture is Life

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, in collaboration with the Aga Khan University,presents Architecture is Life – 2014 Aga Khan Award for Architecture – an exhibition open for the public. This exhibition includes the winners of the 2014 Aga Khan Award for Architecture as well as the 15 other projects that were short-listed as nominees…

The Aga Khan Award for Architecture 9th Award Cycle Steering Committee Members (Photo: AKDN)

The News Pakistan | Environmental care embedded in Islamic architecture, says American professor

Stewardship of the environment is embedded in Islam and Islamic architecture reflects humanism; nowhere else is this humanism more deeply embedded than in Islamic architecture. This was the view expressed by Hasan-Uddin Khan, distinguished professor of architecture and historic preservation at the Roger Williams University, USA, while speaking as the chief guest at a seminar,…

Dr Kofi Marfo, Director AKU-IHD, calls for research that respects cultural diversity

Dr Kofi Marfo, Director AKU-IHD, calls for research that respects cultural diversity

Instead of just acquiring it from the ‘dominant’ ones, we should conduct our own researches keeping in view the different value systems of our cultures. - Dr Marfo, Founding Director, Aga Khan University – Institute for Human Development (AKU-IHD) By Minerwa Tahir for The Express Tribune. Published October 25th, 2014. Dr Marfo, the founding director of Aga…

Aga Khan Award for Architecture Steering Committee and 2013 Master Jury

Aga Khan Award in Architecture: For the Muslim world, buildings that heal – The Express Tribune

The Naqsh-e-Jahan square and blue-domed Shah Mosque of Isfahan are cool to the eye. They are examples of spectacular architecture in Muslim civilisation. We’d like to think we have inherited this built environment. But the reality of our world today is a congested, dense inner city scrabble of housing. Think of a slum in Karachi,…

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Architects seek understanding about architecture among policy, decision makers – Daily Times, Pakistan

Architecture is not merely about monuments and extravagance but above all about deliverance of services meant to facilitate people at grassroots level. [Aga Khan Award for Architecture] recognises examples of architectural excellence in the fields of contemporary design, social housing, community improvement and development, historic preservation, reuse and area conservation, as well as landscape design…

Coastweek | The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group at the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa

Coastweek | The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group at the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa holds free screening

Coastweek– The Breast Cancer Awareness Support Group (BCASG) of the Aga Khan Hospital Mombasa (AKHM) held a Free Breast Camp at the Hospital. A team of Pathologists, Breast Surgeon, Radiologist and Breast Nurses from the Aga Khan University Hospital Nairobi (AKUHN) came down to help the local clinical team. A total of 800 women and…

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations Virtual Open Day

Event – November 4 | Aga Khan University, London, UK | The Politics of Sectarianism in the Middle East

The Politics of Sectarianism in the Middle East By Dr Toby Matthiesen Research Fellow in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge EVENT: The Politics of Sectarianism in the Middle East DATE: Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 TIME:   5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m GMT VENUE: The Aga Khan University – Institute for the Study…

‘The real struggle in Pakistan is between the elite and the poor’ - Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum Lecture Series

‘The real struggle in Pakistan is between the elite and the poor’ – Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum Lecture Series

KARACHI: We have yet to define whether we want to be a democratic welfare state or a security state. The struggle for Pakistan since its inception has always been between the elite and the poor. Television channels are defining the national narrative. These were thoughts expressed at the Aga Khan University’s Sixth Sense Forum Lecture…

Aga Khan University representatives visit the Cumming School of Medicine simulation lab. From left: Salim Hasham, Farzana Karim-Haji, Aziz Jan, Keith Cash, Farhat Abbas, Lee Hilling and Khalil Shariff. Photo by Daniela Andrei, University of Calgary International

Synergy | Alberta and Aga Khan Universities explore ways to strengthen health systems in Africa and Asia

Collaboration roadmap will help advance international strategy as Alberta’s premier Universities (University of Calgary and Alberta University) forge strategic partnerships with Aga Khan Development Network associated Health Institutions (Aga Khan University and French Medical Institute for Children). “Our global health expertise and strong ties with the Aga Khan Development Network enable us to match our strengths to…

Institute for the Study of Muslim Civilisations Virtual Open Day

Event – October 3 to November 6 | Aga Khan University, London, UK | Exhibition – The Political Aesthetics of Global Protest: The Arab Spring and Beyond

This exhibition marks the release of a new AKU-ISMC and EUP publication edited by Pnina Werbner (Keele University), Martin Webb (Goldsmiths College, University of London) and Kathryn Spellman-Poots (AKU-ISMC)​.  The Aesthetics of Global Protest: The Arab Spring and Beyond explores the aesthetic dimensions of the Arab Spring and worldwide protest movements from 2010. The exhibition, open to the public…

AKU - A Journey Leading to an Initiative to Promote Science - MP

Event – October 31 | Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan: Promoting Science and Learning in Pakistan

Aga Khan University, Institute for Educational Development, cordially invites you to a Kazim Bacchus Research Seminar, titled “A Journey Leading to an Initiative to Promote Science Learning in Pakistan,” by Dr Shehzad Jeeva, Director of the Aga Khan University Examination Board and Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts and Sciences. EVENT: A Journey Leading to an Initiative to Promote Science…

Proposed Aga Khan University Nairobi campus

Proposed Aga Khan University Nairobi campus

Project: Aga Khan University Proposal Location: Nairobi Project Type: Education PLANNING’S brief from His Highness was to develop a design that would reflect the stature of the academic institution it would house while maintaining a common theme with other existing Aga Khan University facilities. The design would have to make a bold statement that ‘this…

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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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…

Aga-Khan-Examination Board

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…

Many Ways to Give

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.​​​…