2020 is being observed as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. The year-long campaign celebrates the work and impact of nurses and midwives, and raises important questions about the role they can play in raising the standard of healthcare for communities around the world.
Nurses and midwives: Leaders in health care in East Africa
Another AKU-SONAM alumna, Emelda Kuvumbi, is now Head of Nursing Services...
Founded in 1983 in Pakistan by His Highness the Aga Khan, the Aga Khan University now has campuses in Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda, and has awarded more than 3,000 diplomas and degrees across the region.
Zanzibar: Nurses and midwives transforming the landscape of health
Philomena Lwoga, midwife, hospital secretary at Kivunge Cottage Hospital:...
Zanzibaris are served by more than 200 health facilities providing primary, primary-plus, secondary and tertiary health care.At the forefront of those delivering care are nurses and midwives.For over 15 years the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery has been working with these individuals, helping build the necessary skills for the nurses and midwives of Zanzibar to transform the landscape of health. These are their stories.
World Health Day 2020
Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan, March 2020 - the staff at...
This World Health Day, we recognise exceptional healthcare professionals working in our hospitals, health centres and clinics - pay tribute to their passion and untiring efforts to keep everyone healthy – particularly in the trying times we are facing at the moment.
The use of water features in AKDN's rehabilitation of green spaces
Al-Azhar Park: the southern lake and view of the Citadel of Cairo, Egypt....
For many Muslims, gardens reflect the bounty of God and the blessings of life. Through the long history of Islam, there has been an outpouring of poetry and art that engages with spiritual topics, among them gardens as an embodiment of paradise, both earthly and heavenly.