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The Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) is a group of development agencies with mandates that include the environment, health, education, architecture, culture, microfinance, rural development, disaster reduction, the promotion of private-sector enterprise and the revitalisation of historic cities. AKDN agencies conduct their programmes without regard to faith, origin or gender.

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Expanding Academic Activities

SPOTLIGHT ON Education

Expanding Academic Activities

According to the European Community’s INE PEA programme, “Worldwide there are 11 million deaths of children under five each year. As many as 65 percent of these could be prevented by known and affordable interventions. This failure to apply knowledge to action, known as the ‘Know-Do Gap’, is particularly high in Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya, where 100 million people are served by only 7,500 doctors and 70,000 nurses and midwives”. More